GenreComedy, Drama, Family Duration LanguageEnglish
Release date1999 WriterCraig Detweiler (story), Craig Detweiler (screenplay), Anne Vince (screenplay), Robert Vince (screenplay) Initial releaseOctober 30, 1999 (Iceland) ScreenplayRobert Vince, Craig Detweiler, Anne Vince CastJohn Neville (The Duke), James Doohan (Clive Chives), Courtnee Draper (Charlotte), Jeremy Maxwell (Florian), Oliver Muirhead (Cecil Cavendish), Sophie Heyman (Shamela Stewart) Similar moviesThe Martins (2001), Escapade (1951), Before You Go (2002), Carry on Admiral (1957), Were Going to Be Rich (1938)
The Duke is a 1999 direct-to-video British-Canadian film. Its plot concerns a dog, Hubert, inheriting a Scottish country mansion.
When the kind hearted duke of the manor dies, he leaves his estate to his Black and Tan Coonhound, Hubert, with Charlotte the Butler's niece as his guardian. However, two greedy relatives have it in for the dog, as they scheme to take over the manor!
John Neville as The Duke
James Doohan as Clive Chives
Courtnee Draper as Charlotte
Jeremy Maxwell as Florian
Oliver Muirhead as Cecil Cavendish
Although he appeared in a video in 2005, this was the last full-length movie that James Doohan, best known for his role as Scotty in Star Trek, appeared in.
On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, The Duke currently holds 57% of audience score.