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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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Daisy (voice)
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Eddie (voice)
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Raffles (voice)
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Connie (voice)
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Danny (voice)
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Rocky (voice)
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Coyote / Rooster (voice)
Chris Latta ...
Big Boss / Coyote / Sparky / Wolf / Horse (voice) (as Chris Collins)
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Gangster / Animal (voice) (as Robert Bergen)
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Count (voice)
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Mugsy / Bruno (voice)
Bert Kramer ...
Max (voice)
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Champ (voice)
Ralph Monaco ...
Truck Driver (voice)
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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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You'll laugh! You'll sing! You'll dance! You'll sit up and beg for more! See more »


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G | See all certifications »

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2 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rover & Daisy  »

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Trivia

Was conceived in the late 1980s and originally set for a December 1988 release. See more »

Quotes

Rover Dangerfield: [after attacking one of the wolves] That one's for the three little pigs!
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Connections

Featured in Nostalgia Critic: Rover Dangerfield (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Never Do It On A Christmas Tree
Music by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Lyrics by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Performed by Rodney Dangerfield
Background Vocals by Jon Joyce (as John Paul Joyce), Roger Freeland, Jerry Whitman and Kerry Katz
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Great Kids Movie
11 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very delightful kids movie. It's cute, and the songs are fun and entertaining. This was always a favorite of my kids and if I could find it on DVD I would be buying it for my grandkids. If you can watch Spongebob Square Pants as a parent with your kids, this movie is 10x's more pleasurable. Not only that, it creates memories. The storyline is about the pet of a Las Vegas showgirl who is used to the "good life", must now make it on his own as a street dog. He has attitude at first, but as time goes on he changes his ways. It has many little life lessons to be learned along the way,if you pay attention to whats going on. The mannerisms and characteristics of Rodney Dangerfield are cleverly captured in the animated main character "Rover". Rodney Dangerfield himself provides the voice for this lovable mutt. The most favorite song and most memorable one was "I'll never do it on a Christmas Tree" - "it" being peeing on the tree. My kids thought it was very funny and played it over and over again until they learned it and sang it around the house. I've been searching for this wonderful movie on DVD for a long time and hope to see it become available sometime soon.


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