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The Shaggy Dog (2006)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  10 March 2006 (USA)
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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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Raise The Woof. 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)  »

Also Known As:

Un papá con pocas pulgas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,310,058 (USA) (10 March 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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The dog shows up for the anniversary dinner with flowers. How did he get them? If he stole them, how did he get them wrapped? See more »

Quotes

Josh Douglas: [to Tracy, about Dave] He is clueless, which in some ways is better.
Dave Douglas: [as dog] OUCH!
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Written by Sam Hollander and Michael Mangini (as Mike Mangini)
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Nowhere near as bad as claimed
19 April 2006 | by (Hexham, England) – See all my reviews

So it's a dumb movie with a dumb plot - what do you expect? Agatha Christie? Robert Ludlum? This is a Disney film for children!

As a kids' movie, it's a lot of fun with plenty of slapstick and lots of laughs. The plot is goofy, but the basic premise is hardly meant to be realistic. This is not cinema verité. People give "What Women Want" with Mel Gibson a much higher rating, but that's just as daft.

There are plenty of set-piece chases, as you would expect with a storyline about dogs.

If you want clever, go see the Usual Suspects, just don't take your under-eights.


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