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See Spot Run (2001)

PG | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 2 March 2001 (USA)
A mailman takes care of a dog that, unbeknownst to him, is an FBI drug-sniffing superdog that has escaped from the witness protection program after becoming the target of an assassination.

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A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the babysitter bails on her. Meanwhile, an assassin mob boss hires 2 goons to kill Agent 11. But when 11 escapes from the van when they tried to kill him, he hides in Gordon's Mailtruck that James is in too. And guess what they name him. Spot. Written by garfield2710

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The Smart One Isn't Wearing Any Pants. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Family

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Rated PG for crude humor, language and comic violence | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,715,102 (USA) (2 March 2001)

Gross:

$33,357,476 (USA) (11 May 2001)
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Trivia

Martin Lawrence was originally cast as Gordon but departed over creative differences. See more »

Goofs

When James refuses to eat, the cereal box changes places between shots. See more »

Quotes

[Gordon attempts to get Starchild's attention by squeezing a dog toy in her face; but to no avail]
Gordon: Hello? What's the matter, cat got your tongue?
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, J.B. Bivens' character is misspelled as "Desk Sargent". See more »

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References The Godfather: Part III (1990) See more »

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Can't Smile Without You
Written by Christopher Arnold (as Chris Arnold), David Martin and Geoff Morrow
Performed by Barry Manilow
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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28 May 2010 | by (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I must admit it has been a number of years since I had last seen See Spot Run, but I gotta say, it did make me laugh more than I thought it would.

Sure, the movie's storyline may be cheesy, but it wasn't intended to be a deep, thought-provoking movie. It was a movie aimed at kids while also to be entertaining to their parents as well. With the hard-hitting issues that the world is facing, I think we could all agree that there is a need for more laughter. Without giving it away, the pet shop scene was especially funny.

Although I thought the casting was good, the dog truly steals the show!


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