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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Though Joel David Moore joined the cast of "Bones" in the recurring role of Dr. Colin Fisher, he was not part of the episode cast when Spencer Breslin made his appearance in the 2009 episode titled "The Salt in the Wounds". See more »

Goofs

When Dave gets out of the shower, he stands in front of the mirror and shakes himself dry like a dog, but the mirror gets no water on it. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Kozak: We actually just shook hands.
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Greased Lightnin'
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An arbitrary judgment:
7 September 2006 | by TomDeans55See all my reviews

The shaggy dog is more or less what you would expect from a movie entitled: the shaggy dog, with Tim Allen in it. This is the kind of movie you see when your flying from Quito to Miami. Thats where i saw it. On the four hour plane ride there isn't much to do except watch the movie or sleep. In this case, i should have chosen to sleep.

I must admit, the movie is targeted for children and the younger audience to which it must be more entertaining and comical. You will most likely get what you think you will of this movie, especially if you don't think much of it. Its an original idea, but not a very good one. So to Tim Allen i say: Points for originality, but don't do it again!


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