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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)

 -  Family  -  12 May 2006 (Canada)
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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 two doesn't allow dogs. The girls try to sneak a puppy the find into the ... See full summary »

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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 two doesn't allow dogs. The girls try to sneak a puppy the find into the home and keep it hidden. chestnut (a Great Dane) grows and grows while getting into more more and more trouble.

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As a puppy, Chestnut has intact ears but when he's grown, his ears are cropped. See more »

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Sal: [whispers] No dogs allowed!
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Don't Want to Lose You
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Written by Brahm Wenger
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Very cute for a kids' movie
25 October 2004 | by (Indianapolis) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie Oct. 24, 2004, as part of the Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis, and I really enjoyed it. I'm not usually a huge fan of kid and dogs movies, and the flick is somewhat predictable, but it still tugged at my heartstrings. Without giving any details, there is a sad scene towards the end. I was sitting in a room full of kids while watching the movie, and you could hear them all sobbing. It was almost laughable.

The kids' acting is pretty good, the dog is cute, and the storyline is solid, as long as you don't think too critically about it. I'm guessing it won't win any Academy Awards, but I know lots of children who would really enjoy it, and I'd guess it will do well in the small fry crowd.


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