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A Dog's Breakfast (2007)

A dysfunctional man living a secluded life believes that he has accidentally killed his sister's TV star fiancé.

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Cast

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Patrick
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Mars (as Mars)
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Marilyn
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Ryan
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Ratcha
Michael Lenic ...
Zero
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Chris
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Elise
Cedar ...
Neighbourhood Dog
Hombre ...
Neighbourhood Dog
Jake ...
Neighbourhood Dog
Sam ...
Neighbourhood Dog
Johann ...
Neighbourhood Dog
Anna ...
Neighbourhood Dog
Ripley ...
Neighbourhood Dog
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Storyline

If you've never been good at anything in your life, why would murder be any different? A Dog's Breakfast is a head smacking, bone breaking, fiancé bashing romp, about a family that just loves themselves to pieces. Patrick has always had a somewhat combative relationship with his little sister Marilyn. But when she brings home her new TV star fiancé Ryan, it's all out war. When Patrick fails to drive a wedge between the happy couple, he reaches for sharper instruments. Every family has a few skeletons in the closet; A Dog's Breakfast is the nightmarishly funny mess Patrick makes when he tries to add another to his. Written by David Hewlett

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dog | vegetarian | See All (2) »

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Patrick wants to add another skeleton to the family closet. See more »

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Comedy

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3 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Dog's Breakfast - Eine Leiche für den Hund  »

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Budget:

$120,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The set used for "Starcrossed" is the same as the X-303/BC-304 set used in Stargate: SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis. See more »

Quotes

Ryan: Don't look.
Marilyn: It's a surprise.
Patrick: [rolls eyes] Well, it can't be any worse than the last one.
Ryan: [in unison with Marilyn] Karaoke!
Marilyn: [flicks switch to turn on machine] Do!
Patrick: Hm. Wrong again.
Ryan: [with echo] Do you karaoke?
Patrick: I don't do that.
[with echo]
Patrick: So that's a no.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, "A Film by" appears, followed by a brief scene showing the back of the house from the movie, where the cast and crew shout "all of us!" someone yells "Wooh!". David Hewlett says "Now turn that bloody thing off!". Then the URL adogsbreakfastmovie.com appears. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Stargate: Continuum (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

All 4 You
Written by Stephen Lang, Jamie Dunlap & Scott Nickoley
Performed by Tony Dowdy
Courtesy Marc Ferrari (as Marc Ferarri) / MasterSource
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Brilliant film
20 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This Movie was brilliant. Very funny and had me laughing all the way though. It kept you guessing till right near the end. I would recommend this film to anyone who has a sense of humour. David Hewlett has done a fantastic job with this. You can see the British side of the humour clearly but anyone from anywhere will find this funny. See this film. You wouldn't regret it. David, i hope you do something else cos i'll be right at the front of the queue. I have not spoken to one person who hasn't loved this film. It's been awhile since i've been to see something and laughed so hard. This is a film for all the family of any age. Thank you. Sarah.


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