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Genre  Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Production  20th Century Fox
Writer  Rod Browning
Language  English
5.4/10 IMDb

Director  Joe Camp
Initial DVD release  August 9, 2005
Country  United States
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Release date  July 11, 1980 (1980-07-11)
Cast  Chevy Chase (Browning), Benjean (Browning), Jane Seymour (Jackie), Omar Sharif (Bart), Robert Morley (Bernie)
Similar movies  I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine, Salt, Bloody Moon, Mad Max: Fury Road, John Wick, Brooklyn's Finest
Tagline  An adult tail of murder, mystery, and forbidden love.

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Oh! Heavenly Dog is a 1980 American comedy film written by Rod Browning. The film stars Benjean, billed here as Benji (she was the daughter of Higgins, who originated the role of Benji), Chevy Chase, Jane Seymour and Omar Sharif. The film was directed by Joe Camp and released by 20th Century Fox.


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Chevy Chase plays a private investigator who is called to a job and is killed after finding a dead woman. The afterlife has not decided if he is destined for Heaven or Hell, so he is given the chance to return to Earth as a dog in order to solve the case and earn his way to Heaven.


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  • Chevy Chase as Benjamin Browning / Benji (voice)
  • Benjean as Benji
  • Jane Seymour as Jackie Howard
  • Omar Sharif as Malcolm Bart
  • Robert Morley as Bernie
  • Stuart Germain as Higgins / Def Postie
  • Alan Sues as Freddie
  • John Stride as Alistair Becket
  • Donnelly Rhodes as Montanero
  • Barbara Leigh-Hunt as Margaret
  • Richard Vernon as Quimby Charles
  • Frank Williams as Mr. Easton
  • Albin Pahernik as Pelican Man
  • Susan Kellermann as German Clerk
  • Lorenzo Music as Carlton
  • Margierite Corriveau as Patricia Elliot
  • Harry Hill as Jeffrey Edgeware
  • Gerald Iles as Patricia's Doorman
  • Jérôme Tiberghien as Taxi Driver
  • Kay Tremblay as Lady Hermione
  • Production

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    The film was shot in London, Paris and Montreal. Because of England's quarantine laws - which required dogs to be in quarantine for six months - the scenes with Benji were shot in Montreal's old city.

    Behind the scenes

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    Outtakes and behind-the-scenes footage from this film were used in making the short feature Benji at Work (1980), a 30-minute documentary about the career of Benjean as a dog actor.


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    In his one star review, critic Roger Ebert stated it was not nearly as funny as it would've inspired in a Saturday Night Live ad, calling it a "total miscalculation from beginning to end" Janet Maslin called it a film that "Shows few signs of life, and many signs of depressing modernism"

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