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Dog Park (1998)

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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Dr. Cavan, Dog Psychologist
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Norm
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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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In this town, the new hot spot, is with Spot. 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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$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 »

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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References Liar Liar (1997) See more »

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The Greatest High
Written by Andy Bell
Published by Creation Songs, Ltd. (PRS) Administered
by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Performed by Hurricane #1
Courtesy of Creation Records/SINE/Warner Special Products
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enjoyable, even if a little mundane
20 April 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I thought that this movie was a bit far fetched, that it all fell together a bit to easily (as romantic comedies sometimes have a tendency to do). It's a little short on laughs, the emphasis is definitely on romance over comedy. However, Luke Wilson is, as always, charming, and overall the movie is an enjoyable, easy way to pass the time.


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