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A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals.

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Itchy Itchiford (voice)
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Anne-Marie (voice)
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Whippet Angel (voice)
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Dog Caster (voice)
Candy Devine ...
Vera (voice)
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Killer (voice)
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Carface (voice)
Rob Fuller ...
Harold (voice)
Earleen Carey ...
Kate (voice)
Anna Manahan ...
Stella Dallas (voice)
Nigel Pegram ...
Sir Reginald (voice)
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Flo (voice)
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King Gator (voice)
Godfrey Quigley ...
Terrier (voice)
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Storyline

When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the warning that doing that damns him to Hell. Once back, he teams with his old partner, Itchy to prep his retaliation. He also stumbles on to an orphan girl who can talk to the animals, thus allowing him to get the inside info on the races to ensure his wins to finance his plans. However, all the while, he is still haunted by nightmares on what's waiting for him on the other side unless he can prove that he is worthy of Heaven again. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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But not all dogs stay there!


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17 November 1989 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$27,100,027 (USA)
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Trivia

The book on Charlie's life reads Charlie B. Barkin September 13, 1937 mostly German Shepard but also part collie, part great Dane and part retriever in short a bit of a mutt. the rest is difficult to make out but may mention how he doesn't have much goodness or loyalty, tends to be on the greedy side, but a small section does mention strong love.possibly foreshadowing his change from bad to good. See more »

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When Charlie is killed the first time by the car it is pushed down a hill. There are no hills in New Orleans. See more »

Quotes

[Charlie has escaped the pound]
Gambler Dog: Charlie? Ain't you supposed to be on death row?
Charlie: [angrily] No. I AIN'T supposed to be on death row.
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The opening credits are interspersed with Charlie and Itchy's breakout from the pound. See more »

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Soon You'll Come Home
Written by T.J. Kuenster
Sung by Lana Beeson
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Good 'dogs'
30 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

I don't like a lot of animated movies, but I absolutely loved ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN. I found it to be the most touching, funny, and enjoyable animated movie I have ever seen. Itchy was very funny and I loved Burt Reynolds as the voice of Charlie. He was great. I can't wait to buy the movie on DVD!!!


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