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Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Sport  |  23 July 1999 (Japan)
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A heart-warming comedy about the friendship between the new kid in town and a soccer-playing dog on the lam from the dog-catcher. It's up to these two underdogs to win the PeeWee Soccer League championship game.

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Coach Shaw
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Sonny (as Evan Cohen)
Brocker Way ...
Berger
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Vito
Kirk Baily ...
Ref
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Coach Brody
Douglas S. Ornstein ...
The Fan (as Doug Ornstein)
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A successful man with nostalgia for his days as a soccer player attempts to adopt an orphan so he can teach him all about his favorite sport. But soon after bringing the lad home, the new father is disappointed to discover that the lad is not interested in playing soccer. This creates tension, until a stray dog with a remarkable talent for playing soccer shows up and helps to bring father and new son together. Written by Sandra Brennan

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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23 July 1999 (Japan)  »

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Soccer Dog, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Pooch  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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What did Olivia D'Abo Do to Deserve This?
22 February 2008 | by (Muscat, Oman) – See all my reviews

This stinker is in mystifyingly frequent rotation on one channel here, and I've found myself watching in horror again and again. The script is like something one would come up with friends over several too many drinks, and the production values match admirably.

It's meant to be a children's movie, but features a grotesque (and poorly explained) kidnapping scene; the star dog has a lack of star quality equaled only by the other actors; and it in general has the look of being filmed in someone's backyard (the climactic soccer game features no more than three dozen extras sadly cheering in the background).

It even all wraps up with a budget-ran-out voice-over sequence when the story, to one's relief, simply stops. The high-raters here must be either the producers - or the majority of the extras from the soccer game!


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