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Jack the Dog (2001)

Jack is a womanizer, but settles down with Faith. When the marriage falls apart due to Jack's desire for women, he gets shared custody of his son. Living with his son, slowly things in the mind of Jack are changing.

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Bobby Roth

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nestor Carbonell ... Jack the Dog
Barbara Williams ... Faith
Andrew J. Ferchland Andrew J. Ferchland ... Sam
Travis Fine ... Buddy
Barry Newman ... Simon
Micole Mercurio ... Rose
Peter Coyote ... Alfred Stieglitz
Thomas Gibson ... Faith's Attorney
Anthony LaPaglia ... Jack's Attorney
Jürgen Prochnow ... Klaus (as Juergen Prochnow)
Lauren Tom ... Angel
Elizabeth Barondes ... Hope
Carole Davis ... Rita X (as Carole Raphaelle Davis)
Navi Rawat ... Ruby
Grey Griffin ... Estella (as Grey DeLisle)
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Jack is a successful photographer who has always been a womanizer. But at one point in his life he wants to settle down. He marries Faith and together they have a son, Sam. But things aren't working out that well as the two, due to Jack's active working life, grow apart more and more. When Jack can't control himself anymore and starts an affair with Hope, the marriage is over. Faith moves to London to marry the wealthy Klaus and wants to take Sam with her. But Jack wants his son with him and both agree to shared custody. Jack desire for women doesn't vanish, but living together with his son slowly brings a change in him. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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Sometimes you can teach an old dog..."new tricks"

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jack, O Conquistador See more »

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Boring
12 February 2002 | by =G=See all my reviews

See Jack take pictures. See Jack bang a babe. See Jack with his mom. See Jack bang another babe. See Jack with his wife. See Jack bang another babe. See Jack get divorced. See Jack bang another babe. Etc. Etc.

"Jack the Dog" is a crisp, clean, slick shoot with solid performances. "Jack the Dog" is also naive, simple minded, and shows us nothing we haven't seen many times before. Oh, and BTW, the cute little novelties (euphemism for brain farts), such as flashing Estella's name on the screen when Jack can't remember it, only serve to remind us we're watching a movie. This flick deserves and E for effort, a P for promise, and a B for boring.


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