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Rover Dangerfield (1991)

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A Vegas show dog gets ditched in the sticks and ends up working on a farm.

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Rocky (voice)
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Champ (voice)
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Truck Driver (voice)
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Storyline

Rover, a street-smart dog owned by a Las Vegas showgirl is dumped off Hoover Dam by the showgirl's boyfriend. Rather than drowning, Rover winds up in your basic idyllic farm in a classic city-boy-in-country shtick. Written by Felix Lee <flee@teleport.com>

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dog | farm | wolf | courage | hero | See more »

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The dog who gets no respect. See more »


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G | See all certifications »

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2 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rover Dangerfield  »

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Trivia

The movie was originally planned to be an R-rated animated film, in the same vein as Ralph Bakshi, but Warner Bros. wanted the film toned down to earn a G-rating. See more »

Quotes

Rover Dangerfield: All night I'd sit up and beg, she told me I was too old to beg!
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Connections

Features Rabbit Seasoning (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Somewhere There's A Party
Written by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Performed by Rodney Dangerfield
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Proves that Dangerfield is versatile
16 September 1999 | by (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – See all my reviews

This quality children's animated flick shows how versatile Dangerfield can be. Ask most stand-up comedians known for being on the dirty side to write a G-rated screenplay and they wouldn't at all know how to go about it. But Dangerfield does, in this good (but not great) comic and somewhat chessy and predictable, but that's par for all kid flicks, film. Good songs include "It's a dog's life and I love it" and the amusing "I'll never do it on a Christmas tree". Great looking animation of Dangerfield as a dog, and the best K-9 one-liners


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