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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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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 USA:

$3,838,916, 6 April 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,922,019, 29 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

Lionel Bradford: Oh my God. It's the Ark of the Covenant
Pep Clemente: No. This is a fully water-jacketed 900 horsepower 'We ain't never arriving last on the scene again.' That's what this is.
Lionel Bradford: Yeah.
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References The Fast and the Furious (2001) See more »

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Lost Till I Found You
Written and Performed by Scotch Ellis Loring
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Doggone it, this is a terrific little film!
27 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

Shane has some problems. As a middle schooler, he has been doing poorly on exams. This is because his single parent father, Marc (Bruce Greenwood) is a captain in the fire department and is one the job a great deal of the time. In addition, Shane's uncle died in a fire about a year ago and his father is still mourning the loss of his brother. No wonder Shane is suffering from lack of parental attention and direction. But, one day, a dog is rescued by the fire department on top of a burning building. Shane and his father take the dog home. Unknown to them, this is no ordinary mutt but a movie star canine who was lost during a parachuting screen shoot. Although Shane does not like the dog at first, the little furry one is talented and wins over the boy's heart. And, he also becomes a great fire dog, leading to the rescue of another fire captain. But, will the real owner of the dog come back to claim him? And, just who is setting all of these fires in an already decaying neighborhood? This is a terrific family movie. Yes, it is implausible, at times, but it does not matter in the least. The adorable dog of the film is smart, talented, and will melt hearts. The cast, although mostly unknown actors, is also just right for the film. The costumes, sets and movie production values are fine, too. Then again, many children and adults are interested in fire fighting and this flick has plenty of minutes devoted to battling blazes. In short, if you want to get a new and worthy film for your family's enjoyment, this is a terrific choice. It will have everyone cheering and clapping for the brave little canine and his taller companions.


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