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A Dog's Breakfast (2007)

 |  Comedy  |  3 March 2007 (USA)
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A dysfunctional man living a secluded life believes that he has accidentally killed his sister's TV star fiancé.

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Ratcha
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Elise
Cedar ...
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Hombre ...
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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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Man's best friend makes the worst accomplice. See more »

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Comedy

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

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$120,000 (estimated)
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David Hewlett and Kate Hewlett play two siblings, as they are in real life. They also play a brother and a sister in the science fiction TV show Stargate: Atlantis (2004). See more »

Quotes

Marilyn: Ix-nay on the Ookie-may.
Ryan: Okay-way.
Patrick: [sarcastically, feigning seriousness] I'm not sure your code is secure.
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Referenced in Stargate: Atlantis: The Kindred: Part 2 (2008) See more »

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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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Wonderful movie
7 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie - there were so many laugh out loud bits, but there were some great sequences which made you cringe, but left you unable to do anything other than watch in fascinated disbelief? The bits you see on the clips from you tube are just the start.

David, Kate and Paul have perfect comic timing, how they kept a straight face i will never know. Lots of ohs and aahs at certain peoples screen appearances, with much applause and adulation at the end of the movie.

This film rocks - and i don't think it is necessary to be a Stargate fan to appreciate it. I took a friend who has seen very little of Stargate and he loved it! Without giving away too much of the plot, i would say that the film was very well done, considering that there were such a limited number of actors in it, and it was shot in a contained set. Not once did i feel that there was a lack in the budget or the strength of the acting.

The dog's breakfast is a must see movie, and i would highly recommend it to everyone.


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