After their wedding, newspaper writers John and Jennifer Grogan move to Florida. In an attempt to stall Jennifer's "biological clock", John gives her a puppy. While the puppy Marley grows into a 100 pound dog, he loses none of his puppy energy or rambunctiousness. Meanwhile, Marley gains no self-discipline. Marley's antics give John rich material for his newspaper column. As the Grogans mature and have children of their own, Marley continues to test everyone's patience by acting like the world's most impulsive dog. Written by
Ken Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
25 December 2008 (USA)
See more »
Opening Weekend: $36,367,586
(26 December 2008)
(24 April 2009)
See more »
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
See full technical specs
Did You Know?
's real parents played his parents in the movie. His mom's biggest problem was remembering not to call him Owen. See more
When John and Jenny first go to look at puppies, the breeder tells them that they'll have to wait three weeks until the puppies are weaned. This would put the pups at about four or five weeks old, when they should weigh about 4 pounds. However, the size of the puppies used in the scene puts them closer to 10 or 12 weeks of age. See more
I made a picture of me and Marley, Mommy wrote what I said Dear Marley I'll never forget you forever and there's kisses and hugs
That's pretty, why don't you put it there
[on the blanket covering Marley
Dear Marley I love you more than anything in the whole world, I hope you like heaven and have lots of things to chew on, your brother Connor Richard Grogan
That's a good one.
Patrick do you want to say something?
I want to give him something
[takes off her necklace, to John
your Dad gave me ...
Written by Danny Osuna and Sara Traina
Performed by Tech-i-L.A.
Courtesy of LMS Records See more