A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend
When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a dodgeball guru and Goodman's attorney, La Fleur and his rag-tag team of underdogs launch a knock-down, drag-out battle in which the winner takes all.
23-year-old "Dino" (Bianca Kronlöf) dreams of a different life. Like an abundance of Swedes her age, she has fled the mass unemployment of her home country in search of a more worthwhile existence in a nouveau-riche Oslo. But her new life is caught in deadlock - Dino finds herself stuck in a destructive loop of temporary jobs, financial trouble and hard partying. A broken arm incidentally leads to a position as a housekeeper in a Norwegian middle-class home. Dino is thrown into a reality very far from her own. During a few sultry summer weeks she ends up the centre of an odd love triangle, an unpredictable struggle for affection as well as dominance. "Underdog" is a tender and raw story of privilege and longing, yet at the same time a humorous and unmerciful observation of the shifted power balance between Sweden and Norway - an actuality where Swedes have become the Norwegians' servants.
With economic and physical challenges in the way a young Japanese expat prepares to compete in a 1000 mile dog sled race to fulfill her mother's dying wish.
Based on a novel written by legendary Marathi writer Shri. Jaywant Dalvi, Kaccha Limbu is set in the 80's. Mr. Katdare and his wife Shaileja live with their mentally unstable son. While Mr. Katdare works perpetual night shifts at the telegraph office, Shaileja works for a private firm. Their son, Bacchu, is now 16 years old and his growing age and sexuality are a cause of concern for this couple, especially Shaileja. Mr. Katdare tries to find the solution for his problems in death, while Shaileja, in her quest for happiness, finds herself drifting towards her benign boss Mr. Pandit. How this couple, who is on the verge of getting lost in the quagmire of their circumstances, fight their way back to sanity and togetherness is a heart warming story of this film, Kaccha Limbu, which is a term used on the Indian playgrounds to signify the underdog.
an invincible action hero is thwarted by an unlikely duo.
In the iconic age of muscle heroes, Norwegian bodybuilder David Hansen arrives at Venice Beach to pursue his American dream in the mid 1980's.
Lao San is a young veteran high in Kungfu power but low in intelligence. After landing on a job as a body guard for a wealthy antique collector, Lao San finds out his boss's plot to rob the National Art Museum.
After his owner abandons him, a stray dog named Moongchi sets off on an adventure with his fellow strays.
Inner city kids from a poor neighborhood go up against the undefeated Beverly Hills Junior National Karate Team.
Chinese actor Liu Ye, who has portrayed a Forrest Gump-like character in the action-crime film “The UnderdogKnight” and its sequel, says he’d like to continue the role as long as he can. The sequel, entitled “He-Man”, is slated for release on April 1.Liu’s character, named Lao San, is a retired Marine veteran who lives in his world of innocence and optimism due to a brain injury. He assumes the role of a dedicated vigilante and fights people whom he considers bad. “He-Man” features Zhang Zilin, the 2007 Miss World champion, as Lao San’s love interest. Actors Vincent Chiao and Yoo Seung-jun are also in the cast..
During WWII, a strong-willed 12-year-old boy tries to steer his vocationally and maritally confused father straight, at the same time striving to keep his honor while the gang in his new neighborhood bully him.
Speed of lightning, roar of thunder … It's Underdog! Two episodes ("The Wicked Witch of Pickyoon" and "The Silver Thieves") from the classic animated series find our canine hero facing enemies a bit different from his archnemesis, Simon Bar-Sinister. First, Underdog faces a witch who captures Sweet Polly after her plane crashes in the forest. Then, he foils a robbery by some phantom burglars and discovers their shocking secret.
A yakuza gang gets driven out of Yokohama by a big gang from Tokyo. They relocate to Okinawa to violently start over.
"Vicktory To The Underdog" takes an in depth look at world renowned tattoo artist "Brandon Bond" and his dog rescue efforts - particularly rescuing the infamous Michael Vick fighting dogs. Rather than focusing on the dog fighting problem, the movie sheds light on solutions leading to "Vicktory" for all the underdogs in the movie - tattooed people, pitbulls, parolees and all the other people in this world that society has turned their back on through ignorance and racism. The movie also examines the life of Brandon Bond and his struggle with balancing fame, fortune and the Rock-N-Roll tattoo lifestyle with a more fulfilling life that focuses on the betterment of both animals and society as a whole. Featuring celebrities like Debbie and Danny Trejo, Michael Berryman, Pixie Acia and Donal Logue, the movie takes you on an incredible journey you will never forget!
A shoe shine puppy transforms himself into a superhero every time Sweet Polly Purebread (a pretty TV reporter) gets in trouble.
Four underdog women become America's medal hope at the London Olympics when the men's team is banned during the Lance Armstrong drug scandal.
Don McGlynn's uncompromising and soulful documentary look at the tumultuous life of musician and rebel Charles Mingus is fascinating stuff. Mingus said of himself "I am half black man, half yellow man, but I claim to be a Negro. I am Charles Mingus, the famed jazz musician--but not famed enough to make a living in America." His statement summed up the conflict that plagued this musical genius his entire life: volatility, pain, prescience, and raw rage roiled inside a complex man, composer, bass player, and trombonist who transcended labels and refused to be pigeonholed into a single musical style--and who did not achieve real fame until late in his career.
Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.
Underdog is an American animated television series that debuted October 3, 1964, on the NBC network under the primary sponsorship of General Mills, and continued in syndication until 1973, for a run of 124 episodes. Underdog, Shoeshine Boy's heroic alter-ego, appeared whenever love interest Sweet Polly Purebred was being victimized by such villains as Simon Bar Sinister or Riff Raff. Underdog nearly always speaks in rhyme, as in, "There's no need to fear, Underdog is here!" His voice was supplied by Wally Cox.
The Underdog Show was a six week television series presented by Julian Clary and his dog, Valerie. The series was produced by the independent production company Splash Media.
Underdogs is a 2006 Canadian television series spin-off from Marketplace. Host Wendy Mesley brings together three people, the underdogs, who have a consumer complaint to help them win their way against three companies of Canada.