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Good Boy! (2003)

An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brittany Moldowan ...
Hunter Elliott ...
Frankie (as Hunter Elliot)
Mikhael Speidel ...
Wilson's Other Dad
Bob the Dog Catcher (as Paul C. Vogt)
Mrs. Fleming (as Brenda M. Crichlow)
Mr. Fleming
Chaka White ...
Woman at the Pound
Woman at the Pound


Owen Baker is a 12-year-old loner who has been working as a neighborhood dog-walker so he can earn the privilege of getting a dog of his own. His hard work pays off when his parents let him adopt a scruffy mutt he names Hubble. Both boy and dog get more than they bargained for when Owen wakes up one morning to discover he can understand every word Hubble says, including the ominous phrase: "Take me to your leaders." Owen learns that dogs came to Earth thousands of years ago to colonize and dominate the planet. Hubble (who is really named Canid 3942) has been sent by the powerful Greater Dane on a mission from the Dog Star Sirius to make sure dogs have fulfilled this destiny. Despite the best efforts of Owen's rag-tag group of neighborhood dogs to convince him otherwise, Hubble soon discovers the awful truth about Earth dogs: "You're all pets!" Now Owen (a boy who never had a friend) and Hubble (a dog who never needed one) must work together to prepare the neighborhood dogs for a visit... Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild crude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 October 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Um Cão do Outro Mundo  »


Box Office


$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,107,022, 12 October 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,566,230, 30 November 2003
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Liam Aiken was allowed to hold the camera and film one shot in the film, but it ended up being cut. See more »


When Owen is trying to teach Hubble to play fetch and is throwing the ball for the other dogs, Nelly is always either at the back of the pack or not even seen. Italian Greyhounds, like Nelly, are built for speed and can run faster than most dogs. Most likely, if you were to throw a ball for a Bernese Mountain Dog (Shep, who was always in the front) and an Italian Greyhound, the greyhound would be way ahead of the Bernese Mountain Dog. See more »


Nelly: I'm not shaking because I'm nervous. I'm shaking because I'm excited.
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Referenced in Ancient Evil 2: Guardian of the Underworld (2005) See more »


Good Lovin'
Written by Rudy Clark and Arthur Resnick
Performed by Franky Perez
Produced by Franky Perez
Courtesy of Lava Records
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17 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

I noticed this film got a low rating, maybe these people were not dog lovers. I thought the plot, if it was a plot, about the the "alien" dog was a little thin but the dogs were wonderful, the boy was great. Sometimes it's just good to go to the movies the enjoy a sweet little no-nonsense film that's just there for pure entertainment. I was entertained.

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