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A Dog's Purpose - Overview

Genre:   Comedy, Drama, Family  
Opened: Jan 27, 2017     Run Time: 2hrs 0min  
Cast: Britt Robertson   K.J. Apa  John Ortiz   Dennis Quaid        
Director: Lasse Hallström   
Producer: Gavin Polone      
Executive Producer: Alan C. Blomquist   Mark Sourian   Lauren Pfeiffer  
A Dog's Purpose: In 1962, eight-year-old Ethan and his mother rescue a Golden Retriever puppy from a hot car. Despite the reservations of Ethan's father, the family adopts the pup they name Bailey. The two are inseparable during Ethan's childhood and teen years, but when he goes to college he has to leave Bailey at home. While Ethan is away at school, the aging dog becomes sick, and Ethan makes it to the veterinarian just in time for their final goodbye. Ethan is... Read More
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8.1 star rating 8.1  on 
Rotten Tomatoes 33%  on  Rotten Tomatoes
Flixter 76%  on  Flixter
Box Office Data
# Weeks 15
# Total Gross $64.3M
Additional Content for A Dog's Purpose
A Dog's Purpose
Studio: DreamWorks Studios
Theatrical Distributor: Universal Pictures
Production Company: Reliance Big Entertainment
Production Company: Pariah
Production Company: Walden Media
Animals Provider: Birds & Animals Unlimited
Aerial Drone Photography: Java Post Production
Foley Recording Services Provider: Footsteps Post Production, Inc.
Audio Post Services Provider: Warner Bros. Eastwood Scoring Stage
ADR Services Provider: Soundtrack Group
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I absolutely loved it. Laughed, cried and enjoyed every minute of it. Such a great family film. If you love dogs it is a must see.
10 star rating 10
Excellent movie!!! Great for kids and adults! My kids loved and cried as much as I did. If you aren't an animal lover you will be after seeing this movie!