• Sleeping Dogs Lie (2006)

Sleeping Dogs Lie

Release Date: October 20th, 2006

DVD Release Date: April 10th, 2007

R |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

One lonely night while in college, a young woman (Melinda Page Hamilton) performs an act of bestiality. Goaded by her fiance to reveal the most disgusting thing she has ever done, she tells her old secret but is unable to live down the consequences of her confession.

Cast: Melinda Page Hamilton, Bryce Johnson, Colby French, Jack Plotnick, Bonita Friedericy, Morgan Murphy, Brian Posehn, Steve Agee

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: HareBrained Pictures

Keywords: Forbidden love, Office, Hilarious, Dark, Family, Mother, 2000s, Quest, Father, Brother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Ruthe SteinSan Francisco Chronicle

    Lacks the marquee names and production values of big studio romantic comedies, but it connects on an emotional level most of them fail to do. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Carnal, crazy and, most amazingly, heartwarming love story. show more

  • 75

    In the end, it's not Amy's secret that's the most shocking thing about Sleeping Dogs, it's Hamilton's fearless commitment to making what could have been just a cheap punch line into something warmer, richer, and far better. show more

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