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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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Dr. Cavan, Dog Psychologist
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Male Dog Owner #2
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Ron James ...
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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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dog | friend | dating | peanut | lightning | See more »

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When it comes to dating, you better watch your step. See more »

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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$242,093 (USA) (1 October 1999)
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Trivia

In one scene in the movie, Andy goes into a bar with a bicycle wheel, saying that someone had stolen the rest of his bike. Director and co-star Bruce McCulloch once performed a skit on "Kids in the Hall" where he played a man whose bicycle wheel had been stolen, but the rest of the bike had been left behind. See more »

Quotes

Andy: You know what, Jeff? You're wrong! 'Cause it's not about the other flesh. It's about being with the same woman night after night, and cuddling with her until you wear a spot on her back. Getting to know her, watching her change and watching how it changes you.
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There is a brief interlude of Lorna and Andy near the end. There is a post script where Cheryl, in her underwear and T-shirt, walks out of her apartment, to the recycling bin, places something in it, and walks back. She then closes the door and the movie ends. See more »

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References Cyclo (1995) See more »

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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.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing (Canada)
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Torture Device!!
21 July 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Remember in "A Clockwork Orange" when Alex is forced to watch horrible footage while his eyes are clamped open, well they should have shown him "Dog Park"!! - It's THAT bad! - Warning for the extreme Janeane Garofalo fans ... only watch it if the mere utterance of her name exacerbates your heart rate (who are probably thirty-five plus and live in their mother's basement and watch "Star Trek"). They probably screen this film in concentration camps. About as funny as a burning orphanage! In fact I'd rather be in a burning orphanage than watch this diabolical excuse for a film again ...


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