• Underdog (2007)


Release Date: August 3rd, 2007

DVD Release Date: December 18th, 2007

PG |1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

After a lab accident gives him extraordinary powers, including the ability to speak, a canine (Jason Lee) declares himself the protector of Capitol City and, especially, of a fetching spaniel named Polly Purebred (Brad Garrett). Underdog must save the day when evil scientist Simon Barsinister (Peter Dinklage) and his giant henchman (Patrick Warburton) hatch a plot to destroy Capitol City.

Cast: Jason Lee, Jim Belushi, Peter Dinklage, Patrick Warburton, Alex Neuberger, Brad Garrett, Amy Adams, Taylor Momsen

Director: Frederik Du Chau

Genres: Comedy , Children , Adventure

Production Co: Spyglass Entertainment

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Rise, Underdog, Hilarious, Quest, Police station, 2000s, Friendship, Cheeky

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    If you're expecting anything resembling the beloved cartoon, you'll enjoy the title sequence and nothing else. If, however, you set your expectations just low enough, or are an easily satisfied 8-year-old, you might have a bit of fun. show more

  • 63
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    Made for viewers old enough to appreciate a talking pooch but too young to read or write about it. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The movie isn't nearly as bad as you would expect when the studio holds its only press screening the night before a national opening. show more

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