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The Shaggy Dog (2006)

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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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Everything is going to the dogs. 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  »

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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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Trivia

Tim Allen's neighbor who's dog urinating at beginning of film is named Baxter. Tim Allen plays Mike Baxter on ABC's Last Man Standing. Disney owns ABC. The pound employee also on Last Man Standing as a preschool teacher. See more »

Goofs

When Dave Douglas is supposed to be naked in the lab you can see he apparently has underwear on under his lab coat when all the animals are escaping. 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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Written by Sam Hollander and Michael Mangini (as Mike Mangini)
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better than i thought. entertaining
4 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Went today to see this film. another remake but admittedly haven't seen the original. And I personally thought it was OK. Had three kids with me...14 yr old 8 yr old and 6yr old who all sat watching it, enjoying it and laughing away. Me too. Tim Allen was great as usual and def suits the comedy side of acting. Bit samey with the oldest child a teenage daughter who wears different clothes and wants to be rebellious...father works a lot and isn't the most committed father..mother who seems to do it all and has had enough and then the younger son who just seems to want to do his own thing but hasn't the nerve to say it. BUT apart from that the dog was great, Tim Allen and Robery Downey Jnr were great(nice to see Downey in something), some funny scenes with the actors and with the animals. Bit slow to start with but gets better. Def entertaining for kids and adults..if only Disney done more like this, seem to have dome some fantastic films years ago and then lost the plot a bit. Worth seeing


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