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The Shaggy Dog (2006)

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A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Director:

Brian Robbins

Writers:

Cormac Wibberley (screenplay) (as The Wibberleys), Marianne Wibberley (screenplay) (as The Wibberleys) | 6 more credits »
2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Allen ... Dave Douglas
Kristin Davis ... Rebecca Douglas
Zena Grey ... Carly Douglas
Spencer Breslin ... Josh Douglas
Danny Glover ... Ken Hollister
Robert Downey Jr. ... Dr. Kozak
Joshua Leonard ... Justin Forrester
Shawn Pyfrom ... Trey
Bess Wohl ... Dr. Gwen Lichtman
Jarrad Paul ... Larry
Annabelle Gurwitch ... Justin Forrester's Attorney
Jane Curtin ... Judge Claire Whittaker
Philip Baker Hall ... Lance Strictland
Joel David Moore ... Pound Employee
Jeanette Brox ... Janey
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Storyline

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Everything is going to the dogs. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un papá con pocas pulgas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,310,058, 12 March 2006

Gross USA:

$61,123,569

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$87,134,280
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Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

At the end of the movie (1:23:22) [TimeStamp] When running to the courthouse Tim Allen (as Shaggy) jumps off the highway bridge with a cape on and says "To Infinity & Beyond!" This is a refrence to the catchphrase of Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story (1995) which is another Disney movie starring Tim Allen. See more »

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Rebecca drops legal books on Dave's desk to get his attention. In the next shot the books are stacked again. See more »

Quotes

Judge Claire Whittaker: Did you just growl at opposing counsel?
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End credits are spelled out using Scrabble tiles. See more »

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Referenced in Yes Man (2008) See more »

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Who Let the Dogs Out?
(1998)
Written by Anslem Douglas (as Anslem Douglas)
Performed by Baha Men
Courtesy of Virgin Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Nowhere near as bad as claimed
19 April 2006 | by evoevoSee all my reviews

So it's a dumb movie with a dumb plot - what do you expect? Agatha Christie? Robert Ludlum? This is a Disney film for children!

As a kids' movie, it's a lot of fun with plenty of slapstick and lots of laughs. The plot is goofy, but the basic premise is hardly meant to be realistic. This is not cinema verité. People give "What Women Want" with Mel Gibson a much higher rating, but that's just as daft.

There are plenty of set-piece chases, as you would expect with a storyline about dogs.

If you want clever, go see the Usual Suspects, just don't take your under-eights.


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