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Dish Dogs (2000)

Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.

Director:

Robert Kubilos

Writers:

Ashley Scott Meyers (screenplay), Nathan Ives (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Astin ... Morgan
Matthew Lillard ... Jason
Brian Dennehy ... Frost
Shannon Elizabeth ... Anne
Maitland Ward ... Molly
Richard Moll ... Dewitt
Steven Martini ... David (as Steve Martini)
David Harris ... Shane
E.J. Callahan ... Earl
Steve Franken ... Pastor
Marcelo Tubert ... Roberto
George Gray ... Aaron
Sam Shamshak ... Dean Berkowitz
Herschel Sparber Herschel Sparber ... E.J.
Brad Braeden Brad Braeden ... Troy
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Storyline

Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.

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Taglines:

It's a story about the friends you make... the jobs you take... and the women who change everything.

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los friegaplatos See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was actually shot and completed in 1998. See more »

Quotes

MorganJason: I blame YOU for this!
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Soundtracks

Wedding March
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (as Felix Mendelssohn and Bartholdy)
Arranged and Performed by Herman Beeftink
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Silly
6 March 2005 | by boomcar61See all my reviews

Morgan(Sean Astin)and Jason(Matt Lillard)star as 'Dish Dogs', two buddy philosophers who travel the world, free of commitment, taking up dishwashing jobs at various restaurants across the country. Morgan is the the talkative one. Blah-blah-blah, immovable rocks and omnipotent gods. And Jason is the free-spirited sidekick who is basically just "going along" with Morgan's philosophical lifestyle. So, when they return home for a friend's wedding, Jason rekindles his relationship with an old flame Molly(Ward)and Morgan is left to do some soul searching. And, believe it or not, he ends up falling for ball-busting stripper Anne(Shannon Elizabeth), much to his own dismay. These two film stars are kind of an odd couple...

Anyway, 'Dish Dogs' is pretty amusing, and the script very rarely takes itself seriously. I do think that Sean Astin kind of talks too much, though. This may turn the viewer off, but I would recommend sticking with it. The second half of the film is much better than the first half because Morgan has to confront reality and stop asking those unanswerable questions about love and marriage. The ending is pretty cool, too, I guess.

5/10 is my vote. It has its good points.


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