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Zeus and Roxanne (1997)

Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best friends with her ... See full summary »

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George Miller

Writer:

Tom Benedek
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Guttenberg ... Terry Barnett
Kathleen Quinlan ... Mary Beth Dunhill
Arnold Vosloo ... Claude Carver
Dawn McMillan ... Becky
Miko Hughes ... Jordan Barnett
Majandra Delfino ... Judith Dunhill
Jessica Howell ... Nora Dunhill
Duchess Tomasello Duchess Tomasello ... Mrs. Rice
Shannon K. Foley ... Linda, Claude's Assistant
Jim R. Coleman ... Phil, Claude's Assistant
Alvin Farmer ... Floyd
Harri James Harri James ... Airline Attendant
Justin Humphrey Justin Humphrey ... Craig
James Stone James Stone ... Security Guard
Maury Covington ... Reverend
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Storyline

Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus' owner, Terry, a musician who rides a bike. Written by Marcos Eduardo Acosta Aldrete

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ebadta delfin See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,755,382, 26 January 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,183,046, 23 March 1997
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mary Beth's boat is called The Daily Planet. See more »

Goofs

Almost at the end of the movie when Terry and Mary Beth are talking on the phone, the ceiling fan is visible and is on. It's on for four scenes, off for two and then goes on again. See more »

Quotes

[Zeus has knocked Claude Carver's briefcase into the water]
Claude Carver: Hey! Hey! What are you doing, or I'll kick you all the way to Miami!
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Connections

Edited into 2 Everything 2 Terrible Tokyo Drift (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

YOU NEVER CAN TELL
a/k/a "C'EST LA VIE"
Written by Chuck Berry
Performed by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (as Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
By Special Arrangement with EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Very sweet movie, definitely a feel good one
9 February 2006 | by Damfino1895See all my reviews

I first saw this on a bus returning from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. Unfortunately, by the time the guide got it going we only saw about 45 minutes of it before we got back to Orlando. I had enjoyed it immensely and wanted to see how it turned out. Fortunately over 12 months later Sky got around to showing it and I was delighted that it was as sweet as I remembered. I'm usually a bit of a cynic with "family" movies, but, this had such a nice feel about it and on a miserable British winter day it was a great tonic. I had often wondered what had happened to Steve Guttenburg and he turned in a nice performance as did Kathleen Quinlan. The kids were good too, not sickly sweet and nauseating as some movie kids are. As for the comment about the kid with the Goth look, you have no clue about teenagers, she came across as a typical one. The animals were good too and all in all it was a nice easy to watch movie and I'd rather watch it 10 times than have to sit through "Big Momma's House 2" and it's ilk just the once. 7 out of 10.


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