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The Shaggy Dog (2006)

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A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Director:

Brian Robbins

Writers:

Cormac Wibberley (screenplay) (as The Wibberleys), Marianne Wibberley (screenplay) (as The Wibberleys) | 6 more credits »
2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Allen ... Dave Douglas
Kristin Davis ... Rebecca Douglas
Zena Grey ... Carly Douglas
Spencer Breslin ... Josh Douglas
Danny Glover ... Ken Hollister
Robert Downey Jr. ... Dr. Kozak
Joshua Leonard ... Justin Forrester
Shawn Pyfrom ... Trey
Bess Wohl ... Dr. Gwen Lichtman
Jarrad Paul ... Larry
Annabelle Gurwitch ... Justin Forrester's Attorney
Jane Curtin ... Judge Claire Whittaker
Philip Baker Hall ... Lance Strictland
Joel David Moore ... Pound Employee
Jeanette Brox ... Janey
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Storyline

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Raise The Woof. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The dog's eyes on the poster art for this movie are those of Tim Allen, who plays the character that turns into a dog. See more »

Goofs

When Dave Douglas falls over in his cage you can clearly see a pad in the cage that was not there before. This is probably a stunt pad to break his fall. See more »

Quotes

Larry: Oh my God, it's a trap.
Dr. Gwen Lichtman: Dogs don't set traps.
Larry: Yeah, well, dogs don't live 300 years either.
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Crazy Credits

End credits are spelled out using Scrabble tiles. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Shaggy D.A. (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Who Let the Dogs Out?
(1998)
Written by Anslem Douglas (as Anslem Douglas)
Performed by Baha Men
Courtesy of Virgin Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Too weird to be bad, too Disney to be good
2 March 2020 | by Nightopian-RaposaSee all my reviews

Dave Douglas (Tim Allen) is just your average a-hole dad working on a case involving a company that secretly experiments on animals, one of them a dog they stole from Tibet that ages in backwards dog years, making him over 300 years old. The team, led by Robert Downey, Jr., believe they can use this to help people live forever. There's a wrinkle in their plan as the dog escapes and enters the Douglas household. Like Cuba in Snow Dogs, Dave is not a big fan of canines. And then the dog bites him... and now Dave not only has the ability to tranform into a copy of this dog during extreme situations, he is cursed (?) with harboring dog-like attributes as a human.

The original Shaggy Dog wasn't even good to begin with, but this movie isn't terrible, but it isn't good either. It's just so surreal. The Shaggy Dog shouldn't even be rated. Its is OWN rating.

I give this a Shaggy Dog/10.


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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Shaggy Dog See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,310,058, 12 March 2006

Gross USA:

$61,123,569

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$87,134,280
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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