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Firehouse Dog (2007)

 -  Action | Comedy | Family  -  4 April 2007 (USA)
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Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid (Hutcherson) 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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The Biggest DogGone Family Film Of The Year 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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£90,730 (UK) (20 July 2007)

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£210,531 (UK) (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

During the Medel ceremony there are brown leaves all over the red carpet. In the long shot facing the stage there are no leaves. See more »

Quotes

Captain Jessie Presley: Looks like I owe you an apology.
Connor Fahey: For what?
Captain Jessie Presley: Your mascot. He isn't afraid of fire.
[cut to Dewey putting out a fire]
Connor Fahey: He isn't afraid of anything.
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Some sleuthing, drama, and humor = surprisingly entertaining.
6 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I used this comment on a thread somewhere in here, and just thought I'd add my two cents on a quick review:

I went to the theater with the intention of seeing "Meet the Robinsons" but it was sold out, so with a choice of "Blades of Glory" and "Firehouse Dog", I opted for the dog flick.

I wasn't disappointed. It is a cute film, sure there are the boring and not-so-brilliant crude fart jokes, but the film is not so much about the dog, but about the relationship between a father and son, as they both work through a serious life altering event that they both experienced in the recent past.

In the story there is a bit a mystery and sleuthing involved, drama, humor and some silliness with the dog that I didn't find it too over-the-top. The relationships of those who live and work at the firehouse are also part of the story and the fires add some excitement and adventure.

I enjoyed the film, but wouldn't call it a blockbuster or anything. The kids in the theater were attentive throughout and everyone there seemed to enjoy it also.


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