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The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)

Bobby, a brave Skye Terrier, becomes local legend when it refuses to leave his master's grave after he dies. The townsfolk feed the dog until local authorities ban strays. The kids decide to help Bobby defy the law. Based on true events.

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Suzanne Dance ...
Smithie's Worker
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Laurie
Charles Donnelly ...
Trader With Pie
Lawrence Douglas ...
Civil Servant
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Bemused Sentry
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Chef
Oliver Golding ...
Ewan Adams
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Martha Leishman ...
Mrs. McPherson
Thomas Lockyer ...
Constable John Gray
William McBain ...
Sergeant Scott (as William MacBain)
Joy McBrinn ...
Tenement Survivor
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Maureen Gray
Alex McSherry ...
Chief Warder
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Bobby, a brave Skye Terrier, becomes local legend when it refuses to leave his master's grave after he dies. The townsfolk feed the dog until local authorities ban strays. The kids decide to help Bobby defy the law. Based on true events.

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true event | grave | terrier | ban | dog | See All (8) »


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Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »
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10 February 2006 (UK)  »

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The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby  »

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£6,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Sean Connery was offered the role of James Brown but he turned it down. See more »

Connections

Remake of Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961) See more »

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Here Inside
Written by John David & Mark Thomas
Performed by Rosanna Thomas (as Rosanna)
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Greyfriars Bobby is a microcosm of life
1 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although the film appears to be rather ordinary to some, it is the essence of the film, loyalty and dedication, that deserves a rating of 10. While observing the film, the severe winter could be felt. The abject poverty under which Bobby's master lived led to thinking that Bobby understood since he too, was subjected to the harshness of such a life of meager meals and shelter. The wonder of it was startling that such sensitivity was ingrained in Bobby's, humble, sublime character. Whether displayed in an expensive production or a low-budget film, Bobby's devotion to his master, is luminescent, radiating beyond the screen. It is "enduring" and that after all, is what makes a film memorable.


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