MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,464 this week

Jack the Dog (2001)

4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 142 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 2 critic

Jack is a womanizer, but settles down with Faith. When the marriage falls apart due to Jack's desire for women, he gets shared custody of his son. Living with his son, slowly things in the mind of Jack are changing.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3939 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
a list of 378 titles
created 04 Feb 2013
 
a list of 1974 titles
created 03 Oct 2013
 
a list of 70 titles
created 08 Aug 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Jack the Dog" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Jack the Dog (2001)

Jack the Dog (2001) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jack the Dog.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Berkeley (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and ... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Roth
Stars: Nick Roth, Laura Jordan, Henry Winkler
Evil Never Dies (TV Movie 2003)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

After his wife is brutally murdered, a policeman transfers to patrol duty at a college, only to discover that the now-executed murderder may be brought back to life as part of a professor's experiment.

Director: Uli Edel
Stars: Thomas Gibson, Katherine Heigl, Simon Bossell
Fast Break (1979)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight
Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Harold Sylvester, Michael Warren
The Grand (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An improvisational comedy using a handful of actors playing characters competing in an actual poker tournament.

Director: Zak Penn
Stars: Woody Harrelson, David Cross, Dennis Farina
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Late-night radio host Dale Sweeney's usual line up of odd-ball, conspiracy-obsessed callers is interrupted by a panicked phone call in an indecipherable language. When FBI agents arrive ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Francis Sullivan
Stars: David Alan Basche, Patrick Warburton, Siobhan Fallon Hogan
See Arnold Run (TV Movie 2005)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A look at the life of Arnold Schwarzenegger, from his early days as a body builder up until his successful campaign for governor of California.

Director: J.B. Rogers
Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Roland Kickinger, Nora Dunn
The Fall (1999)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

In Budapest, the aspirant writer Adam Ellis from New York lives with the also American Lisa Warrington in an apartment that belongs to her chief József Kovács that Lisa worships. Kovács is ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Piddington
Stars: László Borbély, Antal Cserna, Anita Deutsch
The Lost Empire (TV Movie 2001)
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

American journalist Nick Orton is caught up in the world of Chinese gods and monsters while on a search for the long lost manuscript to 'Hsi Yu Chi' (The Journey to the West) by Wu Ch'eng ... See full summary »

Director: Peter MacDonald
Stars: Thomas Gibson, Bai Ling, Russell Wong
Cane (TV Series 2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A Latino family works together to operate a rum business.

Stars: Jimmy Smits, Nestor Carbonell, Polly Walker
Dharma & Greg (1997–2002)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

There could hardly be an odder match, but love knows no reason- assistant DA Greg Montgomery, the golden spoon son of successful businessman Edward Montgomery and his bossy spouse Kitty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Jenna Elfman, Thomas Gibson, Joel Murray
The Lost City (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950s, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent night-club owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Garcia
Stars: Andy Garcia, Inés Sastre, Bill Murray
Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.

Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Adam Arkin, Hector Elizondo
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Andrew J. Ferchland ...
Sam
...
Buddy
...
...
Rose
...
Alfred Stieglitz
...
Faith's Attorney
...
Jack's Attorney
...
Klaus (as Juergen Prochnow)
...
Angel
Elizabeth Barondes ...
Hope
Carole Davis ...
Rita X (as Carole Raphaelle Davis)
...
Ruby
...
Estella (as Grey DeLisle)
Edit

Storyline

Jack is a successful photographer who has always been a womanizer. But at one point in his life he wants to settle down. He marries Faith and together they have a son, Sam. But things aren't working out that well as the two, due to Jack's active working life, grow apart more and more. When Jack can't control himself anymore and starts an affair with Hope, the marriage is over. Faith moves to London to marry the wealthy Klaus and wants to take Sam with her. But Jack wants his son with him and both agree to shared custody. Jack desire for women doesn't vanish, but living together with his son slowly brings a change in him. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 January 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jack, O Conquistador  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Manhood (2003) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Real life stuff -- not just for the guys to see.
1 March 2002 | by (South Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

Wow, this movie was amazing. Ladies, don't turn off the TV too quickly; even though the beginning may appear to be a "guy flick", this is a very moving film. TRUST ME, you'll end up wanting your boyfriend to see it because it clearly depicts what CAN happen when a boy doesn't know when to say "enough is enough" and take, albeit giant for some, that step into becoming a responsible man.

Being a young adult male, I was quite taken at the way I felt at the movie's conclusion in comparison to how I felt at it's opening. I actually laughed out loud at some of my own memories of the "dog days". I am grateful that, in my early 30's, I discovered things about women other than just sex. However, in Jack's case, the toll of his foolishness cost him something far greater than money or fame.

In my life, I have friends who resemble Jack. I only pray they will figure it all out before finding a wife and having children. Life is far too long to live it alone.

This movie will make you laugh and it will make you cry. Nestor and Andrew give an outstanding performance. And for all the "dogz" out there, this movie is packed with TNA. Uh, sorry about that .. I am a man, after all.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD Trepxe-oediv
Discuss Jack the Dog (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?