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Dog Park (1998)

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Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to ... See full summary »

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Rachel
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Callum
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Dr. Cavan, Dog Psychologist
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Albert Schultz ...
Male Dog Owner #2
Jerry Schaefer ...
Norm
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Ron James ...
Male Dog Owner #1
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Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to another man. His attraction to a kid's TV show hostess goes nowhere because of her obsession with her dog, Peanut. He then gets hooked up with an overly exuberant blonde who overwhelms him. He even lost his collie, Mogley, when his girl friend moved out. In a funny sub-plot, the collie is going to a doggie psychiatrist who determines the dog is being traumatized by his mistress' sexual antics. Jeri and Jeff are best friends whose constant smooching simply makes the leads life less comfortable. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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$154,524 (USA) (24 September 1999)

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$242,093 (USA) (1 October 1999)
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In the scene where the personal ads are being read, they refer to the 5'1" man as having the saddest name in the world. The man's name is Owen, which is Luke Wilson's brother's name. See more »

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[holding up a hacky-sack]
Callum: Would you like to groove to my hacky-sack vibe?
Lorna: I... I... I wouldn't, no.
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If Drinking Don't Kill Me (Her Memory Will)
Written by Harlan Sanders and Richard Beresford
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
©1981 Careers-BMG Music Publishing Inc. (BMI)
(Performed by George Jones
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
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"Kids in the Dog Park" Canadian comedy
9 June 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Dog Park" is a lukewarm, enjoyable, and critically condemned contemporary romantic comedy which is low on romance, has a quirky "Kids in the Hall" sense of humor (for obvious reasons), and spends most of its time looking at the foibles of relationships. An so-so watch for channel surfers in the mood some light off-the-wall comedy.


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