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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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Un papá con pocas pulgas  »

Box Office

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$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 music Josh Douglas sings is from the movie Grease, not the stage version of Grease. Also you can hear John Travolta singing Greased Lightening, again from the movie. See more »

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Typical Disney
5 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A wonderfully traditional Disney remake of the Shaggy D.A. Great acting and cinematography as well as perfectly timed dialog. This is what we've come to expect from Disney, good clean family fun. Tim Allen plays his familiar role as the preoccupied but hilarious comedian, an Assistant DA (ADA) prosecuting a case against an animal rights activist who was caught damaging a research lab. The lab is performing illegal experiments of which the ADA becomes a part. I didn't notice any slow spots, it was nonstop action and humor as Allen deals with his job, marriage, and family while trying to understand and cope with his hairy predicaments. The special effects were minimal as well as goofy and fun.


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