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All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • 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>
  • An evil dog named Carface Carruthers returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using a cute young orphan girl named Anne-Marie who can talk and understand to animals. At first Charlie means to exploit Anne-Marie's gift too, but soon comes to learn he will have to change his ways if he is to earn his place in Heaven again. Charlie and Anne-Marie begin to become friends, but Anne-Marie's strong sense of what is right conflicts with Charlie's complete lack of moral standards and puts their friendship at risk. Worse, Charlie's quest for revenge threatens his own life as well as the lives of his friends Anne-Marie and Itchy.

    - Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Synopsis

The film opens with con-dog Charlie B Barker and his pal Itchy, attempting to break out of the local pound. Charlie and Itchy return to the casino that Charlie ran with his old partner...

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