• Released
  • August 3, 2007
  • PG , 1 hr 20 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Comedy
  • 3,939 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A canine superhero protects the citizens of Capitol City. Based on the TV series.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
This digitized update, with Jason Lee as a huskier, more generic Underdog, mostly drops the doggerel, but the endearing airborne-beagle...
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63

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
If you're expecting anything resembling the beloved cartoon, you'll enjoy the title sequence and nothing else. If, however, you set your...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Made for viewers old enough to appreciate a talking pooch but too young to read or write about it.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
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.
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marrit Ingman
The elements of the film don’t quite mesh: The villains are cartoony, but Du Chau aims for soggy family drama in his father-son story.
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40

Empire

By Anna Smith
Despite the talent on show, there's little to distinguish this from any other bland family comedy.
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40

Film Threat

Regardless, what probably made the show so tolerable and popular was the fact that each episode was under a half an hour long. This movie...
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38

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
Underdog! Rest assured, there is no superhero cliche left unchewed; they even manage to slide in a "Lady and the Tramp" homage while...
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38

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
For adults -- even adults with fond memories of the TV series -- this is one bizarre mess.
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The bite and bark of Underdog are both pretty awful, but little kids might take this pooch for a walk.
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Rated PG | For rude humor, mild language and action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Not too many new tricks left for the old Underdog.
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