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Shiloh (1996)

 -  Drama | Family  -  25 April 1997 (USA)
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Marty Preston, a small-town Southern boy, must rescue a young beagle from abusive owner and recluse Judd Travers.

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An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to Judd Travers, a local hunter. After Shiloh is mistreated again, he runs away and returns to Marty. Knowing his father will once again make him bring Shiloh back to Judd, he makes a home for the dog in an old shed up the hill from the Prestons' house and hides him from his family. His secret is soon discovered when a stray attacks the dog one night and he must turn to his father for help. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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The story of a boy who risks everything to save his best friend.

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$115,710 (USA) (25 April 1997)

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$1,002,175 (USA) (11 July 1997)
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When Marty's mom asks him to change his dirty shirt, he gives his mom the dirty one and takes the clean one twice in successive shots. See more »

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Mr. Preston: No, I just want you to do what's right!
Marty Preston: Well, what's right?
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26 February 2002 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Good film about a love starved man who heartlessly uses dogs as his means of earning a living. When one of his dogs runs off and adopts a neighbor's son, trouble begins over who will take possession of the animal. Anyone who goes for cutesy canine films will like this picture.


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