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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.

Director:

David Hewlett

Writers:

David Hewlett, David Hewlett (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
David Hewlett ... Patrick
Mars the Dog ... Mars (as Mars)
Kate Hewlett ... Marilyn
Paul McGillion ... Ryan
Rachel Luttrell ... Ratcha
Michael Lenic Michael Lenic ... Zero
Christopher Judge ... Chris
Amanda Byram ... Elise
Cedar Cedar ... Neighbourhood Dog
Hombre Hombre ... Neighbourhood Dog
Jake Jake ... Neighbourhood Dog
Sam Sam ... Neighbourhood Dog
Johann Johann ... Neighbourhood Dog
Anna Anna ... Neighbourhood Dog
Ripley Ripley ... Neighbourhood Dog
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

dog | vegetarian | See All (2) »

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy

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Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Kibble Productions

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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

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Budget:

$120,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Kibble Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Mars the Dog was scheduled to be euthanized, before being adopted by Jane Loughman and David Hewlett from an animal shelter. The Rottweiler-Terrier mix then starred in their film. See more »

Quotes

Patrick: Maybe this is karma.
Marilyn: Karma? What have I ever done?
Patrick: Well, you told Dad I was gay.
Marilyn: Yeah, you were.
Patrick: No, I wasn't.
Marilyn: Yes, you were. You had that boyfriend... What's his name?
Patrick: I never had a boyfriend!
Marilyn: Yes, you did. The weird little guy in the dress.
Patrick: Amy.
Marilyn: That was a girl?
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Stargate: Atlantis: The Kindred: Part 2 (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Brilliant film
20 February 2007 | by redphoniex86See all my reviews

This Movie was brilliant. Very funny and had me laughing all the way though. It kept you guessing till right near the end. I would recommend this film to anyone who has a sense of humour. David Hewlett has done a fantastic job with this. You can see the British side of the humour clearly but anyone from anywhere will find this funny. See this film. You wouldn't regret it. David, i hope you do something else cos i'll be right at the front of the queue. I have not spoken to one person who hasn't loved this film. It's been awhile since i've been to see something and laughed so hard. This is a film for all the family of any age. Thank you. Sarah.


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