A bomb-sniffing beagle is fired from the mayor's office for a faux pas. That night a mad scientist dognaps him and injects him with an elixir. The dog escapes, but now has superpowers. He's adopted by a security guard - an ex-cop, who's a widower with a moody teen son, Jack. The boy discovers that the dog, named Shoeshine by dad, has super powers, but it's their little secret. While Underdog saves people in distress, the mad scientist and his underling continue their plot to catch him and take over the city. There's also a girl Jack likes who has a dog that Shoeshine takes a shine to. Will every dog have his day?
3 August 2007 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $11,585,121,
5 August 2007, Wide Release
Gross USA: $43,751,706, 9 December 2007
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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"Bar Sinister" is a heraldic term - a bar slanting to the left on a coat of arms signifying "bastard". See more
When Jack is speaking to his dad near the end of the movie, Underdog is listening from behind a wall. In the previous scene he was wearing his new collar, but when he is behind the wall the collar is missing. The next time we see him, the collar is back. See more
[after Shoeshine Boy sneezes on Simon Barsinister's face
Oh, gross! Your mouth was open.
Snapshots of the cast and crew's dogs were shown as well as some "Bloopers" See more
Written by W. Watts Biggers
, Treadwell Covington
(as Treadwell D. Covington),
(as Joseph B. Harris), Chester Stover
(as Chester A. Stover)
Produced by Jonathan Karkazis
Performed by Plain White T's
Courtesy of Hollywood Records See more