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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dave Douglas
... Rebecca Douglas
... Carly Douglas
... Josh Douglas
... Ken Hollister
... Dr. Kozak
... Justin Forrester
... Trey
... Dr. Gwen Lichtman
... Larry
... Justin Forrester's Attorney
... Judge Claire Whittaker
... Lance Strictland
... Pound Employee
... Janey
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A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

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Raise The Woof. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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

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Release Date:

10 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un papá con pocas pulgas  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,310,058, 12 March 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$61,123,569

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$87,134,280
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2.35 : 1
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Tim Allen and Spencer Breslin also starred in The Santa Clause 2 (2002), The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006), and Zoom (2006) together. 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

Carly Douglas: None of this would have happened if we hadn't stole Shaggy.
Dave Douglas: [as dog] YOU WHAT? STOLE HIM?
Trey: [holds up bone] Fetch, boy!
Dave Douglas: I am not your boy and I'm not gonna fe...
Dave Douglas: [Trey throws bone] Oh, hey, I'll be right back!
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End credits are spelled out using Scrabble tiles. See more »

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References Toy Story (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Dog
(2006)
Written by Akon (as Aliaune "Akon" Thiam)
Produced by Akon (as Aliaune "Akon" Thiam)
Co-Produced by Shakim Allah
Performed by Akon
Courtesy of Universal Records
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Nowhere near as bad as claimed
19 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

So it's a dumb movie with a dumb plot - what do you expect? Agatha Christie? Robert Ludlum? This is a Disney film for children!

As a kids' movie, it's a lot of fun with plenty of slapstick and lots of laughs. The plot is goofy, but the basic premise is hardly meant to be realistic. This is not cinema verité. People give "What Women Want" with Mel Gibson a much higher rating, but that's just as daft.

There are plenty of set-piece chases, as you would expect with a storyline about dogs.

If you want clever, go see the Usual Suspects, just don't take your under-eights.


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