The Breed is a 2006 horror film directed by Nicholas Mastandrea. Having marked Mastandrea's directorial debut, the film features two brothers and their friends who travel to an island cabin the brothers inherited from their recently deceased uncle for a relaxing weekend getaway. However, the group is besieged by ravenous genetically enhanced dogs bred to kill via an abandoned training facility on the island. It was released in May at the Cannes Film Festival and subsequently released in other film markets and festivals around the world.


The movie begins with a couple on a small sailboat who find a small island and begin to look around. The woman wanders off while the man ties up the boat. She stumbles across a fence and a small compound, but no one seems to be around. She is then attacked by unknown creatures. The man at the boat is startled by her screams.