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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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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This movie is a remake of the 1959 film starring Fred MacMurray and was the film debut of Annette Funicello. In the 1959 film, it was not an adult who changed into a dog. See more »

Goofs

When Dave gets out of the shower, he stands in front of the mirror and shakes himself dry like a dog, but the mirror gets no water on it. See more »

Quotes

Josh Douglas: [to Tracy, about Dave] He is clueless, which in some ways is better.
Dave Douglas: [as dog] OUCH!
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning, the Disney Castle turns into a doghouse. See more »

Connections

References Monk (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Greased Lightnin'
(1972)
Written by Warren Casey, Jim Jacobs
Performed by John Travolta
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
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Not as bad as the reviews
18 March 2006 | by rem1010See all my reviews

I took my 12 year old grandson to see it and he was rolling on the floor for most of the film. I was surprised that it was actually funny,much more surprise than I was prepared for. This is a funny movie for those preteens and early teens as they seem to really enjoy it. Sure it is not full of high tech special effects and should never be compared to the Matrix, but it is a Disney! movie --- get it... a Disney movie. Take that into consideration ... how many Disney movies achieve high ratings anyway, other than the classics? This is a fun movie. I saw the original and it was funny too. Remember way back when everything was black and white and not color? The special effects in this movie are not very high tech and some of the metamorphosis takes place when you do not see it, so do not expect "the wolf-man" changes to be shown, nope, one shot he is a man, the next he is a dog. Some of the other critters are pretty funny too and kids seem to love this movie.


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