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A Dog's Breakfast (2007)

A dysfunctional man living a secluded life believes that he has accidentally killed his sister's TV star fiancé.

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... Patrick
... Mars (as Mars)
... Marilyn
... Ryan
... Ratcha
Michael Lenic ... Zero
... Chris
... Elise
Cedar ... Neighbourhood Dog
Hombre ... Neighbourhood Dog
Jake ... Neighbourhood Dog
Sam ... Neighbourhood Dog
Johann ... Neighbourhood Dog
Anna ... Neighbourhood Dog
Ripley ... Neighbourhood Dog
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If you've never been good at anything in your life, why would murder be any different? A Dog's Breakfast is a head smacking, bone breaking, fiancé bashing romp, about a family that just loves themselves to pieces. Patrick has always had a somewhat combative relationship with his little sister Marilyn. But when she brings home her new TV star fiancé Ryan, it's all out war. When Patrick fails to drive a wedge between the happy couple, he reaches for sharper instruments. Every family has a few skeletons in the closet; A Dog's Breakfast is the nightmarishly funny mess Patrick makes when he tries to add another to his. Written by David Hewlett

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dog | vegetarian | See All (2) »

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Man's best friend makes the worst accomplice. See more »

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Comedy

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Kibble Productions

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3 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Dog's Breakfast - Eine Leiche für den Hund  »

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$120,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

David Hewlett and Kate Hewlett play two siblings, as they are in real life. They also play a brother and a sister in the science fiction TV show Stargate: Atlantis (2004). See more »

Quotes

Patrick: Ryan, you okay? Feel a little better? Less dead maybe?
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, "A Film by" appears, followed by a brief scene showing the back of the house from the movie, where the cast and crew shout "all of us!" someone yells "Wooh!". David Hewlett says "Now turn that bloody thing off!". Then the URL adogsbreakfastmovie.com appears. See more »

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Referenced in Stargate: Continuum (2008) See more »

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All 4 You
Written by Stephen Lang, Jamie Dunlap & Scott Nickoley
Performed by Tony Dowdy
Courtesy Marc Ferrari (as Marc Ferarri) / MasterSource
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Multum in parvo
5 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

Made on the tightest of budgets, this blackish comedy about weirdo Patrick's frantic efforts to get rid of his sister's fiancé is remarkably funny. David Hewlett, who wrote and directed, is hilarious as resentment builds to homicidal mania, showing an unsuspected flair for slapstick and pratfalls: its a (literally!) knock-out performance. Paul McGillon (also from 'Stargate Atlantis') is a genial Ryan, the undeserving target of Patrick's frenzy, while Kate Hewlett (David's actual sister) is delightfully less demure than at first she seems. There's a bonus when Ryan's aunt turns up - but I'd better say no more!There could be a problem with a 'psycho' antihero, but Hewlett preserves a desperate charm. The dialogue is droll, the plot cleverly conceived, and when the odd joke misfires it is mainly through lack of resources. 'Much in a little', indeed!


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