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Sleeping Dogs Lie (2006)

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A recently engaged woman's life is thrown into turmoil after confessing to her fiancé that she once experimented with bestiality.

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Cast

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Amy
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John
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Dad
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Ed
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Dougie
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Mom / Wrestling Girl
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Randy
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Linda
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Carl
Lisa Salzano ...
Wrestling Girl
Candiss Cogdill ...
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Harvey J. Alperin ...
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Ernest Misko ...
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Kira Burri ...
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Storyline

An impulsive sexual encounter from her past haunts Amy, an otherwise seemingly normal young woman with a bright future and nice-guy fiancé. But her fiancé has suggested that the couple be completely honest and tell each other everything! When Amy finally relents, encouraged to tell the truth by her coworker and mother (neither of whom really knows what she has to disclose), and reveals her secret, all hell breaks loose. Written by Geoffrey Gilmore, Sundance Film Festival Director

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong and aberrant sexual content, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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21 February 2007 (France)  »

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Sleeping Dogs Lie  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$10,890 (USA) (20 October 2006)

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$10,890 (USA) (20 October 2006)
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Trivia

The kangaroo statue used in the movie is the same one that appears in Pulp Fiction (1994). See more »

Goofs

When Amy and Mom come in to wake up John and Dougie in the morning, the piano is sitting on Dougie's crotch. Then it is not there. Then, Mom moves it back over his crotch before they leave the room. See more »

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[first lines]
Amy: My name is Any and, yes, at college I blew my dog.
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No animal was harmed or pleasured in the making of this movie. See more »

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Referenced in Strictly Background (2007) See more »

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Forever in Love
Written & Performed by Bob Fantone
Courtesy of Kid Gloves Music
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Hilarious, you will laugh out loud.
30 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No wonder politicians lie, our society "can't handle the truth." No film points this out as clearly as this film does. I rarely review films but this one inspired me. Most of America is trained to lie and cheat in elementary school. We learn very quickly that the cheaters get rewarded, no wonder our political and business systems are such a mess. Ask your self what happened with Enron, were they really punished? A lot of them made millions and got away with it.

The acting was excellent and I was glad the actors were unknown. The last time I laughed this hard during a film was Waking Ned Devine in 1998. Was a little surprised the film is rated so low, there are a lot of movie snobs that can't enjoy a film with no stars or recognize Bobcat Goldthwait as a director.


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