A comedy about misfits in which a veterinarian becomes involved with a client, whose wife has begun acting like a dog. Lisa Kudrow plays the vet while Lee Tergensen is the frazzled husband,... See full summary »
A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. The steps that she takes to free herself from her pimp and find a father for the baby are the central story of this movie.
When a petty criminal escapes from jail, she lays low by posing as a babysitter for two semmingly precious children. But when she decides to sell them for a quick profit, she gets more than... See full summary »
Ed Begley Jr.,
A kid named Reggie Reynolds is a high school student who is good in the classroom but not so good on the basketball court. But one day he meets a junk dealer who gives him a pair of old gym... See full summary »
Vanessa Bell Calloway,
19 year old Brooklyn boy Mike tries to balance a scholarship to NYU and his sophisticated Italian neighborhood roots, as well as a eager-to-marry girlfriend, a proud father and a less lawful transport job. After a Tim McLoughlin's novel.
A string of murders at a local strip joint give a reporter the chance to do undercover investigation. She gets a job as a stripper at the establishment, where she befriends some of the ... See full summary »
Charles Philip Moore
Barbara Alyn Woods,
Four former high school basketball champions and their coach come together annually to celebrate the year they won the Pennsylvania State Basketball Championship. But this year, instead of ... See full summary »
A comedy about misfits in which a veterinarian becomes involved with a client, whose wife has begun acting like a dog. Lisa Kudrow plays the vet while Lee Tergensen is the frazzled husband, whose marriage is going to the dogs. Hank Azaria and Vincent D'Onofrio also star as does screenwriter/comedienne Heather Morgan as the canine wife. Written by
After every five cast credits there are scenes of the Birthday Party/Celebration for Lucy's first birthday as a dog. Peter, Lucy, Darla, Malcolm, and Sam are present along with the family dog & the birthday cake has a dog bone on it. See more »
If you choose the movie Bark based on the trailer or the video/DVD box cover, you are probably going to be disappointed. The movie is only a comedy in the most traditional sense of the word: for instance, it concludes with a beautiful celebration where all the characters are gathered together. It is not a comedy of crass jokes or goofy gags. And is it a romance movie? Again, hardly in the way the promoters advertise it to be. Bark is, however, a loving look at the tragi-comedy of the human condition. Obviously, I liked this movie very much. It moved along well yet had many "timeless" moments. It did not make a big deal of itself. It depicted its characters and their troubles with warmth and kindness, yet was not sappy. I am thankful to those who created this movie, for their intelligence and tenderness toward the whole situation of mental illness. Anyone who has known someone who has "lost it" -- and really that must be all of us by now -- will appreciate this movie for its story. As for the tone, I would say that it has more in common with something like Woody Allen's Crimes and Misdemeanors -- another "romantic comedy" which was much more than that phrase generally seems to mean nowadays.
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