Lenny the Wonder Dog

2005

Adventure / Comedy / Family

150
IMDb Rating 3.4 10 307

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Cast

Craig Ferguson as Dr. Richard Wagner
Joe Morton as Dr. Island
Michael Winslow as John Wyndham
Oscar Isaac as Fartman
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769.09 MB
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English 2.0
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23.976 fps
84 min
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84 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by aimless-46 2 / 10 / 10

Not Even Worthy of Direct-To-Video

There were these two guys from Israel who apparently never experienced childhoods and decided to make up for it by writing and directing a children's movie. You can tell immediately that they are totally clueless about children because their two main characters, 12 year-old Zach and 14 year-old Becky, are not just lifelong friends but are what passes for the movie's romantic interest. Any child and anyone who remembers their own childhood knows that at age 14 girls are two or three years ahead of boys. While you often find the reverse (age 14 girl with age 16 boy) this utterly absurd pairing immediately dooms "Lenny the Wonder Dog" for anyone over age six. Basically what you have here is a very low budget version of "Agent Cody Banks" goes to "Police Academy" and meets "Mr. Ed". So low budget that the action scenes have been replaced with cartoons and the horse has been replaced with a dog that does not move his (or her) lips when talking-just a lame voice-over. Throw in a couple of henchmen who could be described as "The Mayor of Munchkin City" and a male version of the mayor's secretary from "The Powerpuff Girls". Add a prestigious veteran actor, Officer Larvell Jones from "Police Academy" and a villain who looks and sounds like Al Pacino imitating the Tom Hanks character in "The Ladykillers". If any of this sounds vaguely interesting, it is not. No one with an age or an IQ over six will find much entertainment here. Zach and Becky have some charm, but all the other characters are adults acting infantile, making this one of those kid's movie without any kids. Writers without childhoods must think that children get off watching adults act like cartoon characters rather than watching actors their own age. There is a guest appearance by an Argentine pop singer named "Angie" (not Angie Aparo) who apparently was expected to become a big thing at the time of filming but whose US career seems to have suffered the same fate as this movie.

Reviewed by soultoad 4 / 10 / 10

An animal movie I can watch

I have to admit that the only reason I've seen this movie is because Craig Ferguson is in it. If you know his work at all, if you appreciate his humor on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, then you'll want to see this movie just to watch his hilarious antics. He's wonderful, as usual. The plot wasn't that great, but there's a cute dog in it. What I liked so much about the movie is that I never felt that the dog was in any serious danger. Every animal movie seems to put the animals in danger - or kills them off - and I can't watch that kind of thing. This one was such a relief because I didn't have to hide my eyes or worry about the dog. So, sure, turn your nose up at a low-budget movie that is for kids...but it's done something Disney seems unable to do: make an animal movie without threatening the animal. And Craig Ferguson could read the phone book and I'd watch, but he's over the top wonderful in this.

Reviewed by jon-855-21340 4 / 10 / 10

so dumb its intriguing

Others have said enough about how off this movie is, but I'll add a few comments... I just watched this movie with my 13yr old daughter and... she liked. It seems that the makers of this movie know how bad it is and there are a few references in the movie where the jokes are so bad and the inserted animation so weird that it almost works. There were places where we laughed at just how bizarre the plot is and other scenes where we actually laugh-out-loud funny. There were a couple of places where we laughed out loud. We even turned it off once and then came back because a story that weird needs some sort of closure. I wouldn't get this for a birthday party or family movie night, but if you were picking up a couple movies for your at-home-sick kid, this could work.

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