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Marley & Me (2008)

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

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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 <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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Their relationship wasn't going anywhere until one little thing tied it all together. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Rated PG for thematic material, some suggestive content and language | See all certifications »

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25 December 2008 (USA)  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,367,586 (USA) (26 December 2008)

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$143,151,473 (USA) (24 April 2009)
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Trivia

John Grogan: The original book's author appears as the Cocker Spaniel owner in the dog training class. See more »

Goofs

Early in the film, while still set in 90's, when Jen is leaving and they are at the airport, a Nissan Murano is clearly visible in the background. The Murano was not produced until 2004. See more »

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Jennifer Grogan: Marley's not allowed to drink out of the toilet, you should just keep him out of the bathroom in general.
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.58 (2010) See more »

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Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
Written by Herbie Hancock, Rahsaan Hakeem Kelly, Melvyn Simpson, and Geoffrey Wilkinson
Performed by Us3 (as US3) featuring Rahsaan and Gerard Presencer
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Heart warming and beautiful
29 December 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Wonderful movie about life as the characters played by Jennifer Anniston and Owen Wilson get married and start their life together with the "most stupidest dog in the world". Lots of laughs in this movie but also as the story unfolds with the Grogan's careers and family they all love their dog "Marley".

This can be quite the tear jerker however I found the movie to be quite heart warming and very beautiful. We watch as the family grows and how their silly dog is a very important part of the family. Anyone who has had a dog can relate the movie moves along at a nice pace. Both Anniston and Wilson did very well here especially Wilson as we get to see him acting a serious part and doing it so well.


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