A Dog's Purpose

A Dog's Purpose

DVD - 2017
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Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.
Publisher: [United States] :, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment,, 2017
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC DOG
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 minutes) :,sound, colour ;,4 3/4 inches
digital, optical, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0, rda
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda


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Jan 16, 2018

Absolutely delightful movie. I loved it! A wonderful family movie.

Jan 03, 2018

Wonderful, wonderful movie! Completely pulled into the movie...laughed and cried...really, really enjoyed it. A must see!

Dec 16, 2017

I'm not some big animal movie lover, although I did like Lassie. This is SO much more than just a dog movie and it really has some good/bad moments, lessons in life, that we may already know but may not value. Real feel good movie.

Nov 28, 2017

I had liked the movie
it was enjoyable but not for children to watch

Nov 18, 2017

Very cute movie that is delivered from the dog’s perspective (“I think I’ll keep that boy”). The dog gets reincarnated – into different breeds with different owners over the years and different purposes in life (pet, friend, K9 animal) but at the end of the day it is about loving and enjoying the animal and having it become part of the family. Good for the entire family (no swearing or sex) a little violence (dog bites and pet death) but overall very fun with beautiful dogs, a crazy cat and the horse dog!

Sep 27, 2017

This is an okay movie if you like dogs -- also if you don't like dogs, if some onset footage is to be believed (google it). Like Lassie, the dog in A Dog's Purpose brings joy and aid to many humans; unconventionally, he has to die and be reborn many times to do it. There are heartwarming moments, but this film is for adults rather than young children. You may want to avoid it if the thought of your beloved pet dying one day upsets you. Myself, I'm upset that this is the kind of film Lasse Hallstrom is directing now.

Sep 26, 2017

Directed by Lasse Hallström in 2017 based on the 2010 novel of the same name by American humorist W. Bruce Cameron, this 100-minute drama delves into the heartwarming relationship between the dog and its owner.
Although it seems like an awkward blend of sugary sentiment and canine suffering that tugs at animal-loving audiences' heartstrings, the film would make you feel profoundly upbeat in the end.

Aug 21, 2017

What a great, feel-good movie! I usually read the book first and watch the movie but for this one- I did the opposite as this was recommended by my favorite staff of the SCL mobile in Ardrossan- This one was amazing! A must see for all ages!

Aug 14, 2017

Super movie for any dog lovers who often wonder what their dog is thinking.

Aug 10, 2017

watched it twice, cried twice, love movies about hero dogs.

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Oct 25, 2017

blue_chicken_560 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Aug 20, 2017

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