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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

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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Taglines:

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


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G | See all certifications »

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Details

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Rover sees the roses that he gives Connie as her birthday present, you can see directly behind him on the wall a picture of Rodney Dangerfield under the words: Appearing Now. Rodney Dangerfield is the voice of Rover, and he wrote the story for the movie. See more »

Quotes

Rover Dangerfield: Where's Flappy?
Queenie: Carmine fired him. He couldn't remember the routines.
Rover Dangerfield: Oh, I saw that coming. Flappy was dumb. Yeah, he used to walk backwards and wag his head. I mean dumb! Carmine taught him to sit, he forgot how to stand! And when Carmine paper-trained him, that was something. He went right on the paper. The only trouble is, Carmine was reading it!
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Connections

Features Rabbit Seasoning (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Never Do It On A Christmas Tree
Music by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Lyrics by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Performed by Rodney Dangerfield
Background Vocals by Jon Joyce (as John Paul Joyce), Roger Freeland, Jerry Whitman and Kerry Katz
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Proves that Dangerfield is versatile
16 September 1999 | by Andy-391See all my reviews

This quality children's animated flick shows how versatile Dangerfield can be. Ask most stand-up comedians known for being on the dirty side to write a G-rated screenplay and they wouldn't at all know how to go about it. But Dangerfield does, in this good (but not great) comic and somewhat chessy and predictable, but that's par for all kid flicks, film. Good songs include "It's a dog's life and I love it" and the amusing "I'll never do it on a Christmas tree". Great looking animation of Dangerfield as a dog, and the best K-9 one-liners


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