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The Shaggy Dog

Deputy District Attorney Dave Douglas (Tim Allen) gets a dog's-eye-view of his work and home life after he is bitten by a stray pup befriended by his kids (Zena Grey and Spencer Breslin), and finds himself suddenly morphing from a man into a mutt. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 09 Mar 2006
Video Release: 31 Jul 2006
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Shaggy Dog is rated PG: for some mild rude humor.

Cast: Tim Allen, Zena Grey, Spencer Breslin
Studio: 2006 Buena Vista Pictures

Detailed Review

Tim Allen has had an ongoing relationship with Disney. Starring as the red-suited fellow in The Santa Clause series, he also provides the voice for Buzz Lightyear in… 
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Why Is The Shaggy Dog Rated PG?

The film opens with a military-like invasion of a Tibetan town where a dog is… 
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How do Dave’s job and his ambition to be the next District Attorney impact… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Check out Disney’s other adaptations of this canine caper. In the 1959 film The… 
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