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A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

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A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

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Tim Allen Living in a Dog's Life See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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10 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Un papá con pocas pulgas  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$158,016 (South Africa) (26 May 2006)

Gross:

$61,112,916 (USA) (21 July 2006)
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Although the writing credits are supplied by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and cannot be changed, there is an onscreen credit: "suggested by The Hound of Florence by Felix Salten". See more »

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After the dog bites Dave Douglas, it is taken away to the shelter to be tested for rabies. The standard test for rabies (and the only one that could return such rapid results) is the direct fluorescent antibody test, which is performed on a sample of the animal's brain tissue. Typically, the animal's brain or entire head is removed and sent to a lab for testing. See more »

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Dave Douglas: Nothing but mouth.
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At the beginning, the Disney Castle turns into a doghouse. See more »

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Remake of The Shaggy Dog (1959) See more »

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Surfin' USA
(1963)
Written by Brian Wilson and Chuck Berry
Performed by The Beach Boys
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Just a Disney Flick Remade - Don't be overly critical
15 March 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It's a funny movie. Don't "compare" it to the older one, it just isn't the same, it's made for the youth of today. Not sure what some expected, but those rating this a "1" obviously don't get out to see many movies, or are looking for something that just isn't this movie. It's funny, not Awful as a rating of 1 would suggest. Now, as far as Disney or the like goes, it's an average movie, below that which Tim Allen is capable of, this is more what I might expect to see on Sunday night TV, not on a big screen. Unfortunately as the Disney Corporation becomes more and more "corporate" and moves further from it's founding principles, its products are slowly failing to impress and differentiate themselves from the hordes of the plain and ordinary and unimaginative.

Wow, blah blah, just an average new age Disney movie, not awful but certainly not anything to write home about.


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