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Eyes of an Angel (1991)

PG-13 | | Drama | 29 June 1991 (Japan)
John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, ... See full summary »

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John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a courier for, father and daughter leave the dog and flee cross-country to Los Angeles with both canine and mobsters in pursuit. Written by Rodney Esperanza <esperanz@pacbell.com>

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This movie was re-released directly to home video as The Tender in 1994. This was done immediately following the success of Pulp Fiction in attempts to capitalize of John Travolta's recaptured star power. See more »

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nearly moved to tears
14 April 2002 | by (Fountain Valley, CA) – See all my reviews

good movie. Caught it on cable today and found myself unable to turn the channel. A Travolta movie I didn't recognize made me stop, but then the movie just caught me. Don't rush right out to get this one, but don't miss it if it is on cable. I love dog movies, this one is really nice. The ending, which I won't spoil, was what I had hoped for, but was afraid not to get. Not a 10/10, but 8/10 is what it deserves. Ellie Raab, funny in The Ref, is warm, touching and beliveable in this movie. John Travolta is a single father, hard to like in this film, but belivable.


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