See Spot Run (2001)



Critic Consensus: See Spot Run has all the elements chidren enjoy in a movie: a lovable dog, bad things happening to stupid adults, and lots of dog poop. For adults, it's either hit-or-miss.

Movie Info

A police dog finds himself pitted in a battle of wits against an accident-prone mailman and a gang of crooks (and it looks like the dog has the edge in the brains department) in this broad comedy. Agent 11 (Bob) is a bulldog trained by the FBI agent Murdoch (Michael Clarke Duncan) to sniff out drugs, and the dog's keen nose ferrets out the storage facility of Mafia kingpin Sonny (Paul Sorvino); Agent 11 has also been taught to show no mercy with criminals, and he gives Sonny a serious bite in a … More

Rating: PG (for crude humor, language and comic violence)
Genre: Comedy, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Craig Titley, Stuart Gibbs, Christian Faber, Gregory Poirier, George Gallo
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 28, 2001
Box Office: $32.5M
Warner Bros. - Official Site


as Gordon Smith

as Stephanie

as Gino Valente

as Arliss Santino

as Sonny Talia

as Agent 11
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Critic Reviews for See Spot Run

All Critics (86) | Top Critics (28)

Adults will find little to entertain them, but at least it's not an ordeal to sit through.

Full Review… | November 6, 2002
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Top Critic

There are eight credited writers on this rapidly paced jumble of a movie, which could be a record. (You have to wonder: What movie titles did this octet of high foreheads reject?)

Full Review… | March 22, 2002
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Feebly mixes gangster spoof, buddy flick, Home Alone horseplay, animal adventure and wan romance, reeks worse than lead David Arquette after he slips in doggie doo.

March 2, 2001
USA Today
Top Critic

See Spot Run, the new movie starring David Arquette is no good. It stinks, it's stupid, it's not funny.

March 2, 2001
Seattle Times
Top Critic

The perpetrators of See Spot Run want you to know who in this brutally dumb canine comedy is the idiot. David Arquette aside, depending on how long you stick around, it might be you.

Full Review… | March 2, 2001
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Too dumb and too vulgar for anyone.

Full Review… | December 28, 2010
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for See Spot Run


David Arquette is a mailman who wants to go out with a hot girl in his block. He ends up looking after her son while she is on a business trip.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer


A brief review as this was one that just happened to be on TV. David Arquette is one of those Actors (I feel) who is where he is because of his family name and not his talent, thus making him pretty annoying to watch.

One of those cute films, with boy, dog and the good looking Mum, well you can work out the rest of the story from that.

Lady D'arbanville

Super Reviewer


I grew up on this movie, and I have to admit that this film sure is a fun film! All ages should enjoy this film. I know I do, and I will never stop. To me, this movie can't ever get old. It will always have those few funny moments that will have me laughing!

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

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