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Wiener-Dog (2016)

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A dachshund passes from oddball owner to oddball owner, whose radically dysfunctional lives are all impacted by the pooch.

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Todd Solondz

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Todd Solondz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keaton Nigel Cooke ... Remi
Tracy Letts ... Danny
Julie Delpy ... Dina
Greta Gerwig ... Dawn Wiener
Kieran Culkin ... Brandon
Rigoberto Garcia ... Jose
Haraldo Alvarez Haraldo Alvarez ... Luis
Dain Victorianio Dain Victorianio ... Jose Luis
Connor Long Connor Long ... Tommy
Bridget Brown Bridget Brown ... April
Curran Connor Curran Connor ... Video Game (voice)
Charlie Tahan ... Warren
Danny DeVito ... Dave Schmerz
Patrick Carroll Jr. Patrick Carroll Jr. ... Garrett (as Patrick Caroll Jr.)
Molly Gay Molly Gay ... Ariadne
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A dachshund passes from oddball owner to oddball owner, whose radically dysfunctional lives are all impacted by the pooch.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and some disturbing content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2016 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Jamnik See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,311, 26 June 2016

Gross USA:

$477,453

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$734,729
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Keaton Nigel Cooke learned "Clair De Lune" by Debussy on flute for a scene in less than one week. See more »

Quotes

Danny: [yanking on the leash] Heel, motherfucker!
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Niño
Written by Devendra Banhart
Performed by Dain Victorianio (as Dain Victoriano)
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Waste of time
3 December 2018 | by kmbllcrgSee all my reviews

I recently watched Wiener Dog because it was supposed to be a comedy. I'm not sure how one would describe this mess but there is nothing funny about it unless you think it's funny for dysfunctional people to take a living creature and look to it for temporary comfort and then throw it away when it's no longer needed. Without even considering the depressing premise for the film, the structure of the entire thing was disjointed and amateurish. The people who give this thing any stars at all are probably friends of the Director/Writer. This was the first and last time I will ever watch one of this jokers films, he should get a job at Jack in the Box. Complete waste of time. I don't even like spending my time reviewing it and in fact it's the first time I have ever reviewed a film but I will take one for the team here if it prevents someone else from going through the same agony I did.


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