Oh Heavenly Dog
Oh Heavenly Dog (1980)

Any comedy should be suspect when the lead character, in this case Benjamin Browning, is played both by an actor (Chevy Chase) and a lovable dog (Benji). Private eye Browning is in London tracking down a sexual scandal in British political… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 11, 1980
DVD Release Date: August 9, 2005
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Janet Maslin
New York Times

Shows few signs of life, and many signs of depressing modernism.

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Scott Weinberg

Chevy Chase plays a dog. Broad comedy or true precognition?

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's a total miscalculation from beginning to end.

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TV Guide

Silly and slow-moving.

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Aj V
Chase plays a detective who gets killed and comes back to Earth as a dog to solve the crime he was working on. Usually movies where people turn into animals or… More
Tim Salmons
Meh. A Chevy Chase vehicle and a Benji vehicle that pretty much fails all around.
Lafe Fredbjornson
A great concept of having a murdered detective come back to life as a dog to solve his own murder. There's enough romance and comedy to make for an… More