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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Did You Know?
General Mills breakfast cereal products are seen in the Unger household. The Underdog
(1964) cartoon series was created by General Mills' ad agency to help promote their products. See more
Early in the movie, when the mailman is taunting Shoeshine, he is seen driving an older style jeep DJ5. All post offices now use a Grumman LLV which was put into service in 1987. See more
[starting to speak
Give the dog your food!
Snapshots of the cast and crew's dogs were shown as well as some "Bloopers" See more
Spoofs Superman II
Written by Dennis DeYoung
(as Dennis De Young)
Performed by Styx
Courtesy of Wooden Nickel Records See more