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Rover Dangerfield (1991)

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A Vegas show dog gets ditched in the sticks and ends up working on a farm.

Directors:

James L. George (as Jim George), Bob Seeley

Writers:

Rodney Dangerfield (screenplay), Rodney Dangerfield (story developed by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rodney Dangerfield ... Rover Dangerfield (voice)
Susan Boyd ... Daisy (voice)
Ronnie Schell ... Eddie (voice)
Ned Luke ... Raffles (voice)
Shawn Ora Engemann ... Connie (voice) (as Shawn Southwick)
Dana Hill ... Danny (voice)
Sal Landi ... Rocky (voice)
Tom Williams Tom Williams ... Coyote / Rooster (voice)
Christopher Collins Christopher Collins ... Big Boss / Coyote / Sparky / Wolf / Horse (voice) (as Chris Collins)
Bob Bergen ... Gangster / Animal (voice) (as Robert Bergen)
Paxton Whitehead ... Count (voice)
Ron Taylor ... Mugsy / Bruno (voice)
Bert Kramer ... Max (voice)
Eddie Barth ... Champ (voice)
Ralph Monaco Ralph Monaco ... Truck Driver (voice)
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Storyline

Rover, a street-smart dog owned by a Las Vegas showgirl is dumped off Hoover Dam by the showgirl's boyfriend. Rather than drowning, Rover winds up in your basic idyllic farm in a classic city-boy-in-country shtick. Written by Felix Lee <flee@teleport.com>

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You'll laugh! You'll sing! You'll dance! You'll sit up and beg for more! See more »


Certificate:

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Trivia

The movie was originally planned to be an R-rated animated film, in the same vein as Ralph Bakshi, but Warner Brothers wanted the film toned down to earn a G-rating. See more »

Quotes

[about playing fetch]
Rover Dangerfield: He throws a stick, you run and get it, you bring it back and he throws it again! I don't get it! I mean, what's the point?
Raffles: Because it makes them happy and it gives them lots of exercise
Rover Dangerfield: If they want exercise, let them run and get it.
Raffles: So what should I do?
Rover Dangerfield: It's very simple. You do nothing.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits feature sketches of Rover and/or another character doing things. See more »

Connections

References Back to School (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Merrily We Roll Along
Written by Charles Tobias, Murray Mencher and Eddie Cantor
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Danger.
4 July 2002 | by tfrizzellSee all my reviews

A street-smart dog from Las Vegas (voiced by Rodney Dangerfield) is dropped off in the middle of nowhere and must adapt to his surroundings and try to get back to his show-girl owner in this smelly little film that is disguised in a thin candy layer. Very adult-oriented flick that tried to bring in the younger audiences fails to entertain and ends up just being a long, whacked cartoon. 2 stars out of 5.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rover Dangerfield: The Dog Who Gets No Respect See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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