Wiener-Dog

(2016)

Overview

Wiener-Dog tells several stories featuring people who find their life inspired or changed by one particular dachshund, who seems to be spreading a certain kind of comfort and joy. Man’s best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted life lessons before being taken in by a compassionate vet tech named Dawn Wiener. Dawn reunites with someone from her past and sets off on a road trip picking up some depressed mariachis along the way. Wiener-Dog then encounters a floundering film professor, as well as an embittered elderly woman and her needy granddaughter—all longing for something more.

  1. Todd Solondz

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ellen Burstyn

    Ellen Burstyn

    Nana

  2. Kieran Culkin

    Kieran Culkin

    Brandon

  3. Julie Delpy

    Julie Delpy

    Dina

  4. Danny DeVito

    Danny DeVito

    Dave Schmerz

  5. Greta Gerwig

    Greta Gerwig

    Dawn Wiener

Full Cast & Crew

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Wiener-Dog

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 22, 2016
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • June 24, 2016
    R
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget -

Revenue $469,311.00

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