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Underdog [DVD]

Jim Belushi , John Slattery , Frederik Du Chau    Universal, suitable for all   DVD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
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  • Actors: Jim Belushi, John Slattery, Amy Adams, Jason Lee
  • Directors: Frederik Du Chau
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch
  • Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: U
  • Studio: Walt Disney Studios HE
  • DVD Release Date: 16 Jun 2008
  • Run Time: 84 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0015RASXG
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,562 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)



What happens when mad scientist Dr. Simon Barsinister (Peter Dinklage) and a former police beagle Shoeshine (voiced by Jason Lee) are involved in a fiery lab accident? A dog with superpowers (soon to be dubbed "Underdog") is born, and Dr. Barsinister becomes a man obsessed with revenge and bent on genetically modifying the entire population of Capital City. An unwitting former policeman, Dan (James Belushi), and his son Jack (Alex Neuberger) adopt Shoeshine in the hope of improving their strained relationship. What follows is a typical scene of home destruction by a young dog, multiplied exponentially by the incredible strength, speed, and newly developed language skills of one super dog. While Jack and Shoeshine struggle with the conflict between Shoeshine's desire to be a regular dog and Jack's insistence that he use his newfound powers to help people, mayhem reigns in Capital City as Barsinister and his henchman Cad (Patrick Warburton--Emperor's New Groove) wreak havoc on the entire city and Jack's dad, schoolmate Molly (Taylor Momsen) and her dog Polly (voiced by Amy Adams--Enchanted) are all unwittingly dragged into the conflict. Underdog dedicates himself to good, quickly becoming revered as a superhero, but ultimately it will take the combined efforts and understanding of Underdog, Jack, Dan, Molly, and Polly to defeat Barsinister and save Capital City from destruction. Based on the original animated Underdog television series, this live action film is entertaining, if not great.

Bonus features include deleted scenes with director introductions, bloopers, a 5-minute glimpse of the logistics of shooting animals and blending live action with animation, and the first Underdog cartoon "Safe Waif." (Ages 3 to 12) --Tami Horiuchi

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Underdog (Non Us Format, PAL, Region 2)

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24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Won over by the script! 13 July 2008
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
When my daughter made me buy this I was dreading the idea of watching it. What could be worse that yet another annoing film about a superhero? And a dog - what kind of superhero could that be, other than lame?

This just goes to show how WRONG you can be in pre-judging a movie. This movie isn't deep (why should it be), but the script is hilarious, the characters are great and the overall effect is fantastic - it's a genuinely funny movie which you will want to watch with your family over and over again.

This film is worth buying just for the script!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worthy of Walt Disney himself! 15 Mar 2010
I bought this simply because it was cheap and looked like harmless fun...and it is...BIG TIME FUN!

This modern, live action take of an apparently ancient American cartoon is an absolute scream. I suppose the idea is a little different... a superhero dog? But don't let that put you off. The characters, both human and animal are engaging, the script is snappy and the action is plentiful, exciting and brilliant.

I found a lot of the action was hilariously funny, and without any of that `keystone cop' type idiocy. The most endearing part of this film was that despite the fact that the main character is a beagle, the story brought out in me the range of emotions, and had me bouncing in my seat once or twice, one moment excited, and the next holding my breath in anticipation. The only thing I can't understand is why on earth hadn't I heard of this film before now?

Only the most boring, stuffiest of adults could possibly dislike this film, and the kids will love it.

This film should rate in your collection alongside such greats as `Antz', `The Incredibles', `Bee Movie', and `Carz'. Highly recommended.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect fun for children 3 Jan 2009
With films such as this, I tend to refer to my children's opinion as much as mine because it is of course a DVD I bought for them to watch (they are of infant and primary school age). We've had it for over a month and I measure its worth by the number of times they want to watch it - which I've long since lost count of! We have most of the 'inevitables' in our collection, from Toy Story through Monsters Inc, all the Shreks, Finding Nemo, both Ice Ages and many many more, and Underdog, while being slightly different in not being an animated film, has proved just as popular. It's a U certificate so there's no need to worry about any element of it that might not be suitable for a 5 year old. Children love animals of course, and this film combines a lovable dog with a sharp, funny script that adults will enjoy too (or should).

It looks to be a massive improvement on the original comic strip on which it is based, which I think was televised in the 1970s or thereabouts. For what I wanted it to do - to make my children laugh and keep them watching it repeatedly - it delivers the goods completely and while it's not a timeless classic in our DVD collection for kids, it's a worthy inclusion and I personally recommend it.
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Film!.... 22 Jun 2008
Watched this with my husband and two sons - ages 4 & 8.

It got pretty much straight into the 'action', so my youngest (4) didn't have time to bored like he usually does.... which makes a change!

Great film, enjoyed by all.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The American version of “Underdog” on a 'Disney’ BLU RAY is REGION-A LOCKED - so it WILL NOT PLAY on most UK Blu Ray players unless they're chipped to play 'all' regions (which the vast majority aren't). Don’t confuse BLU RAY players that have multi-region capability on the 'DVD' front – that won’t help.

Buy the standard UK issue instead. It's cheap - a looker on BLU RAY - and a lot of family fun…
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Ang 5 July 2011
By Ang
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I had this on loan from blockbusters, everytime we went there my 6 yr old son wanted to watch it again and again, so deceided to buy it. worked out much cheaper!!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Family Movie 16 July 2010
My kids 5 & 2 love this film and so do I. It's a lovely feel good movie with a few adult laughs as well!
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Better than I expected 15 Aug 2008
I have to say, I wasn't that interested in buying this Dvd, but my 4 year old kept asking for it so I gave in and we watched it that evening.I was pleasantly surprised by it, I have seen so many films with talking cats and dogs so didn't expect anything new but this was actually funny, its a great film, not just for kids.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Loved the movie
Published 9 days ago by Anon
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Published 19 days ago by BACHIR ABOU ZAHR
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Published 1 month ago by Douglas
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
good seller great value
Published 2 months ago by martin mummery
5.0 out of 5 stars Dvd
Arrived promptly and great condition , can comment on much as was brought as gift for someone but they had no complaints
Published 3 months ago by mrs heather hughes
4.0 out of 5 stars Superdog!
My 2 year old son loves this,tho he calls it superdog! Tyrian from game of throne's play's the baddy,think he's a great actor. Can highly reccomend this only payed £2. Read more
Published 3 months ago by ryan briggs
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent dvd
I watched this dvd and found it perfect for a child that loves animals . I bought it for my son who is 25 who loved it too.
Published 4 months ago by carmen hodgkins
5.0 out of 5 stars good
Brilliant film, well we all thought so anyway. This film was a great price and unexpected fast delivery - so very happy. Thank you.
Published 6 months ago by Lesley
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous light-hearted feature
Typical Disney flick - action packed, hilarious and guaranteed to turn out right in the end! A must for all ages.
Published 6 months ago by Miss A. Richmond
3.0 out of 5 stars OK Film
Just seen Underdog was an OK film I gave it a 5 out of 10.
Its annoying though when files reuse footage which this does in some scans though most kids won't notice as its a... Read more
Published 7 months ago by D. Fortune
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