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Firehouse Dog (2007)

Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet.

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Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, is best known for his extreme athletic abilities and diva-like demeanor. He gets lost and is reluctantly adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid Shane Fahey who is ditching science class to get the station back on its feet. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Hollywood's Coolest Dog Just Got Hotter See more »

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Action | Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for sequences of action peril, some mild crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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4 April 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,838,916 (USA) (6 April 2007)

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$13,922,019 (USA) (27 July 2007)
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Trivia

The dogs featured in the pictures at the end of the movie (during the credits) were winners of a photo/essay contest hosted by www.dogster.com. Members had to submit a photo of their dog along with an essay explaining why their dog is a hero. See more »

Goofs

After Connor Fahey rescues his son from the fire in the firehouse, he turns on his flashlight on his jacket. when they exit the building, it is turned off. After he confronts Zach about setting fires, and turns back to his son, the flashlight is on. When he compliments his son and Shane comments that it must be in his DNA, the flashlight is off. See more »

Quotes

Zachary Hayden: Shane, what are you doing here?
Shane Fahey: You set the fire what killed my uncle.
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Connections

References The Caine Mutiny (1954) See more »

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Come On
Written and Performed by Chad Fischer
Courtesy of Lookout Sound
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good film
15 April 2008 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

This was not a bad film. It features the typical pampered character finds himself in a slightly reduced setting, except in this case the character is a dog. The Hollywood pooch finds himself in a firehouse about to be torn down after an aerial stunt goes wrong, and they adopt him, and he saves the day in more ways than one. I loved all the stunts involving the dog, and the rescue scenes were well-executed, as was most of the film. Of course, the kids grows throughout the movie, as when he first meets the dog he hates it but grows to love it, and develops from rebellious to responsible. I think I studied this theme in college literature classes. This was overall a good movie, and I recommend it.

*** out of ****


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