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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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4 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£90,730 (UK) (20 July 2007)

Gross:

£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

Joe Musto: Went down pretty hard in that ladder climbing competition. Good thing you landed on your head.
Terence Kahn: [chuckles] Yeah.
[slight pause everyone laughs.; then realizes what he meant]
Terence Kahn: Yeah.
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References The Caine Mutiny (1954) See more »

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Mariave
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Arranged by Paul Bonneau
Performed by Studio Musicians
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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I Disagree - great fun
8 March 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

4 out of 10? What? Who the hell is voting on this, people who enjoyed "Dude, where's my car?" or Canadian's who want to have a chip on their shoulder about film-making in their own country, if other comments on this site are to be believed. Well, personally I don't care where the film was made, I watched it with my family and I enjoyed it. Yes, it's Disney style corny, but the funny bits are funny, the touching bits are touching and ultimately you're routing for the dog and the fire crew.

Starring the underrated Bruce Greenwood and a decent supporting crew the film is fun for the family as the story of a pampered Hollywood pooch who learns what being a dog is really all about moves at a decent pace with gags that children will enjoy with a few extra bizarre touches for adults as well.

and for those people who give it 4, have you people seen Batman and Robin, Cool as Ice, of the abysmal Legends of the fall. Personally I suggest you watch these first before slating this.

6 out of 10.


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