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The Shaggy Dog (2006)

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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Everything is going to the dogs. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

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 Shaggy is referred to as a sheep dog, the dog who played Shaggy (Cole) is a Bearded Collie, a herding breed known for their intelligence, energy, enthusiasm, and ability to jump (known as "the Beardie bounce"). See more »

Goofs

When Dave Douglas falls over in his cage you can clearly see a pad in the cage that was not there before. This is probably a stunt pad to break his fall. See more »

Quotes

Judge Claire Whittaker: Did you just growl at opposing counsel?
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End credits are spelled out using Scrabble tiles. See more »

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #37.3 (2007) See more »

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Beautiful Morning
(1967)
Written by Edward Brigati (as Eddie Brigati Jr.), Felix Cavaliere
Performed by The Rascals
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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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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