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Fluke (1995)

 -  Drama | Family | Fantasy  -  2 June 1995 (USA)
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Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in a car accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his ... See full summary »

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Dogpound Vet
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Libby, the Housekeeper
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Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in a car accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his life, and realizes he wasn't such a good husband or father. Written by Brian W. Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Rated PG for some mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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2 June 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kutyavilág  »

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$3,987,649 (USA)
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There were two versions of the film released on VHS. The original version was released in 1995 and marketed towards adults and has a running time of 135 minutes. The more common version was released in 1996 and has different cover art geared towards kids with a running time of 134 minutes. The 1996 version which was also released on DVD, has the following scenes cut: At 6min45sec A closeup of the incinerator right after he has a vision of his wife. At 8min07sec Fluke is picked up and pees on the animal shelter employee's chest before escaping. At 17min10sec Rumbo teaches Fluke how to pee properly. At 108min40sec Fluke pees on Jeff's car before entering the office. In addition there are extended scenes in the animal lab that were cut. See more »

Goofs

When the wife is in the bathroom after her shower and Fluke is looking at the ring on the table, she puts the ring on, then looks at Fluke. The ring is still on the table in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Thomas P. Johnson: [about his wife and son] I loved them too much to get in the way of their happiness...
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Features Robin and Marian (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

The Pink Panther Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Henry Mancini
Performed by Henry Mancini and His Orchestra
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More than a "dog movie"
19 July 1999 | by (Albuquerque NM) – See all my reviews

I remembered the commercials for this film. Oh boy. Another cute puppy movie. Then I heard Siskel & Ebert review it and was amazed that they LOVED it. It took a few years before I finally rented it, but I must say that I agree with them. Just like "Babe" is more than a cute animal movie, "Fluke" is more than a dog movie for the kids. A good bittersweet tale that makes me hope for reincarnation.


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