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See Spot Run (2001)

PG | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 2 March 2001 (USA)
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A mailman takes care of a dog that, unbeknownst to him, is an FBI drug-sniffing superdog that has escaped from the witness protection program after becoming the target of an assassination.

Director:

John Whitesell

Writers:

George Gallo (screenplay), Gregory Poirier (screenplay) | 7 more credits »
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Arquette ... Gordon
Michael Clarke Duncan ... Murdoch
Leslie Bibb ... Stephanie
Joe Viterelli ... Gino
Angus T. Jones ... James
Steve Schirripa ... Arliss (as Steven R. Schirripa)
Anthony Anderson ... Benny
Paul Sorvino ... Sonny Talia
Kim Hawthorne ... Cassavettes
Kavan Smith ... Ricky
Peter Bryant ... Cop
Fiona Hogan Fiona Hogan ... Cop
Roger Haskett ... Michaels
Fulvio Cecere ... Lawyer
Stephen E. Miller ... Danvers
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Storyline

A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the babysitter bails on her. Meanwhile, an assassin mob boss hires 2 goons to kill Agent 11. But when 11 escapes from the van when they tried to kill him, he hides in Gordon's Mailtruck that James is in too. And guess what they name him. Spot. Written by garfield2710

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Unleashed March 2 See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for crude humor, language and comic violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

USA | Australia

Release Date:

2 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Spot See more »

Filming Locations:

Seattle, Washington, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,715,102, 4 March 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,357,476, 13 May 2001
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DTS (Digital DTS Sound)| Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Martin Lawrence was originally cast as Gordon but departed over creative differences. See more »

Goofs

When James refuses to eat, the cereal box changes places between shots. See more »

Quotes

Gordon: Why don't you watch television or something? And keep it on cartoons, don't try to get smart!
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, J.B. Bivens' character is misspelled as "Desk Sargent". See more »

Connections

References The Jeffersons (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

As Long As You're Loving Me
Written by Shelly Peiken and Guy Roche
Performed by Vitamin C (as Vitamin C)
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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You folks need to relax!
10 May 2003 | by LauraH2477See all my reviews

Apparently a lot of people like to watch little kid's movies and then complain because they aren't cinematic masterpieces. How ridiculous. This is a film that was made to entertain young kids, and it's entertaining enough for parents to watch along with them. My little boy enjoyed it, but then he isn't much of an intellectual, since he's only six! Anything that makes him laugh is okay with me, though.

Also, I have to say that people are WAY too hard on David Arquette. I'm not a serious fan of his, or anything, but I feel bad for the guy when people trash him. I have noticed that it's mainly men who are so down on him. Gee, I wonder if it has anything to do with the fact that he's married to one of TV's most popular, attractive, and highly-paid stars? He seems like a perfectly sweet, charming man who is having fun with his life and enjoys making silly films. He doesn't seem to take himself seriously, so why do so many people hate him? It's ridiculous.

Oh, and just to let you know, he doesn't get film roles because of his wife. He was acting before he married Courtney Cox, and he is actually quite a talented actor. If you don't believe me, check out a little gem of an indie film called Dream with the Fishes. He gives quite an engaging and touching performance as a man on the verge of suicide whose life is changed when he befriends a terminally ill man, proving that he CAN do serious dramatic work. He just chooses not to. So why don't you people lay off of him? Not that he cares either way, I'm sure. He is having the time of his life. You go David!


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