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Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)

PG | | Drama, Family | 20 August 2004 (USA)
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Three unlikely, unsuspecting souls who come face-to-face with that moment in their lives when they must stand and be counted. For Sheldon, it's difficult because he doesn't appear to be the... See full summary »

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Nick Whitaker ...
Colby
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Ozzie
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Hatchett
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Livingston
Dane Stevens ...
Sheldon (as Duane Stephens)
Christy Summerhays ...
Colby's Mom
Carlton Bluford ...
Delivery Kid (as Carleton Bluford)
Neal Barth ...
Zacharia Finch
Melinda Haynes ...
Shelter Director
Jeff Olson ...
Market Owner
Kathleen Camp ...
Nancy / Voice of Merlin / Phoenix Broadcaster / Voice of Zelda Pinkstrum
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Radio Announcer
Joey Miyashima ...
Veterinarian
Scott Wilkinson ...
Movie Producer
Moochie ...
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Three unlikely, unsuspecting souls who come face-to-face with that moment in their lives when they must stand and be counted. For Sheldon, it's difficult because he doesn't appear to be the brightest guy in the world (although he might be the funniest). For Colby, it's even more difficult because he's only 14 years old, and up against enormous odds. For Benji, it's almost impossible--because, after all, he's just a dog, lost and alone, with nothing but a belligerent bird and a bungling stray mutt to help. A band of unlikely comrades, brought together by the least likely of the bunch, for a common, courageous purpose. Things will change. Lives will be saved. Because Benji is off the leash! Written by Sujit R. Varma

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

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Benji Returns: Rags to Riches  »

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$1,512,000 (USA) (20 August 2004)

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$3,785,401 (USA) (15 October 2004)
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Best Benji movie of all!
8 August 2004 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

I have seen all of the Benji movies, including this latest one at a premier showing prior to release, and loved this one the best. It instills a variety of emotions in the viewer - laughter, sadness, sympathy, and anger - but I promise you that you will walk out of the theater with a big smile on your face and in your heart. Take a tissue with you, but your tears will be happy ones. The movie also sends a strong message about puppy mills and backyard breeders. I am an animal shelter volunteer and know that there are too many people out there who are uneducated about such topics. Thank you Joe Camp for bringing Benji back to us again along with that important message to the public.


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