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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)

G | | Family | 12 May 2006 (Canada)
Two young girls from an orphanage are adopted by a family in New York. The only problem is the apartment they move to doesn't allow dogs. The girls try to sneak a puppy they find into the ... See full summary »

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Laura Tomley
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Matt Tomley (as Justin Louis)
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Rosamaria
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Thomas Trundle
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Marty
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Wesley
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Kosh
Margot Berner ...
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Two young girls from an orphanage are adopted by a family in New York. The only problem is the apartment they move to doesn't allow dogs. The girls try to sneak a puppy they find into the home and keep it hidden. Chestnut (a Great Dane) grows and grows while getting into more and more trouble.

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Chesnut, o Herói do Central Park  »

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In most of the movie Ray (Abigail Breslin) has no front teeth, however in some scenes particularly when bathing the dog she has front teeth. See more »

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Ray: Sal, we're gonna be a family now!
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Don't Want to Lose You
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Written by Brahm Wenger
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Lovely Family Movie
20 May 2012 | by (Riehen, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

My nine year old son discovered Chestnut first on cable but the movie was already in the last part. So we decided to buy it on DVD. First he watched it with his best friend. They had both tears during the running time because the story is told very lovely.

The wonderful dog Chestnut is the great star in this family film. We all spent a very entertaining evening and had to laugh a lot. Congratulations also to the director for his fine work.

The average rating here is too low and merits no doubt a higher vote. I give rarely a 10 but this time all the family voted clearly with 10 out 10.

If you have children or you are a dog fan don't miss this. You won't regret.


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