To save the day here comes Underdog a 1970s Saturday morning cartoon transformed to glorious semi-CGI animated life its a talking animal live-action film--a la BABE--with wisecracks aplenty. Voiced by Jason Lee Underdog is the joke of the K-9 police force after his weakness for ham disrupts a public ceremony. Dejectedly he lets himself get abducted for an animal experiment by a mad scientist Dr. Simon Barsinister (Peter Dinklage). He escapes doused in experimental chemicals to become a dog with 80 times his normal strength. Jim Belushi embodies the sad-sack security guard at the laboratory who finds Underdog and takes him home as a playmate for his alienated tweener son (Alex Neuberger). The fact that chaos follows will come as no surprise but what may is the genial tone the film maintains throughout.
Release Date: 16 June 2008
Certificate: U - Universal - Suitable for all
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 78 minutes
Production Year: 2007
Main Language: English
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