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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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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 »

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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 »

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Judge Claire Whittaker: Did you just growl at opposing counsel?
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning, the Disney Castle turns into a doghouse. See more »

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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst of 2006 (2007) See more »

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Big Dog
(2006)
Written by Akon (as Aliaune "Akon" Thiam)
Produced by Akon (as Aliaune "Akon" Thiam)
Co-Produced by Shakim Allah
Performed by Akon
Courtesy of Universal Records
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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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