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More Than Puppy Love (2002)

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This is the story of a girl, her dog, and a man who needs to regain his self-reliance. Curtis Peterson, a strong, vital man in his late twenties, and his wife Marie want to start a family. ... See full summary »

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This is the story of a girl, her dog, and a man who needs to regain his self-reliance. Curtis Peterson, a strong, vital man in his late twenties, and his wife Marie want to start a family. Tragedy strikes when Curtis is paralyzed in a construction accident. Meanwhile, another family welcomes an addition to its household. Teenager Steve Barnett adopts an 8 week old puppy to train as part of a church project. The Barnett family is to house-train Banner for a year. Then the dog would be returned to the Kansas Specialty Dog Service, where it will be trained to assist the disabled and visually impaired. Steve's sister, 8 year old Emily, ends up taking care of Banner, and falls in love with the dog. Her happiness is offset by the tragic circumstances affecting Curtis and Marie. When Marie takes a job as a waitress to support the family, Curtis is left to sit at home alone, wallowing in self pity. Fate intervenes when Steve's father stops at a diner, where he meets Marie and suggests she ... Written by Tom Whitus

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Thought it was an infomercial
31 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was flipping channels today and came across this movie. I stopped for about 10 minutes and figured that it must be an infomercial. After some further flipping I went back and it was still there. I had to see what this strange thing was, and found it in the local listing.

This may just be the worst movie ever made. Each scene lasts less than a minute. It looks like it was shot on someones home camcorder. The dialog sounds like, well, a commercial! The closest thing that I could relate it to would be a daytime soap only not sexy.

If this were an infomercial for the KSDS then I would say, "bravo! great public service announcement." But, unfortunately, it appears to be a film.


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