Tagline: Some pets deserve a little more respect than others.
This movie depicts the story of a host of pampered pooches (dogs) and their neurotic owners, who converge on a prominent national dog show, with tails wagging and eyes fixed on the top prize.
We meet all our characters at their homes where they're preparing their pampered, pedigreed pooches to go to New York City for the big dog of all canine competitions, the annual Mayflower Dog Show.
Parker Posey and Michael Hitchcock play Meg and Hamilton Swan, a neurotic couple from Illinois who have visited a shrink because their child has been traumatized after seeing them have sex. Then the camera pulls back to reveal their "child”-- Beatrice, an exceedingly world-weary Weimaraner lounging woefully on a couch.
This Comedy is rated PG-13 for language and sex-related material.
The cast includes Parker Posey, Jennifer Coolidge, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Eugene Levy and Jane Lynch.
The movie was directed and written by Christopher Guest, written by Eugene Levy and released by Warner Bros..
The movie’s running time is 1 hour and 29 minutes.
In its 5th week out; but only its second in the Top Ten Box Office list, the movie grossed $1,800,000; giving it a running total of $9,200,000. – Albawaba.com.
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