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Dog Jack (2010)

PG-13  |  Drama, War  |  29 August 2010 (USA)
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"Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by... See full summary »

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Grown up Jed (voice)
Benjamin Gardner ...
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Reverend Stewart
Kenneth Craig ...
Eli Cooper
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Casey Case
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Kirk Cooper
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Captain Malloy (as Joseph Gandurski)
Stephen Schuch ...
Jimmy Malloy
Shane Kenyon ...
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Gregory Winston ...
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Sarah
Paul Jaquith ...
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John Corcoran ...
Matt
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Tennessee
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Company Soldier Emerson (as Jeff Boehm)
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"Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by the historical true-life adventures of the beloved mascot of the Pennsylvania 102nd, who was so prized by his regiment for his skills in battle that he was twice exchanged for a Confederate prisoner of war. Written by Jack Humble

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A slave boy escapes his plantation, joins the union army with his dog, never expecting to see his master again . . .

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Rated PG-13 for some violence
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When Jed leaves the Union lines to go after Jack, in the shots from behind him he is carrying a full-length rifle, and in the shots from in front, he is carrying a much shorter carbine with more of the barrel and ramrod sticking out from the stock. See more »

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A badly done Civil War Story.
17 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was so badly done I would not let my dog watch it. The acting and the writing were poorly done. Even the voice over with Lou Gossett Jr. could not salvage this lemon. Anyone who funded this movie should get their money back. I know I wanted my dollar back from Redbox after viewing this one. Don't waste your time or money on this one. The plot was not consistent. I've seen better acting on local theater stages with amateur actors. The filming was also poorly done. So save yourself some money and rent something other than this movie!!!If this movie was based on a true story of a dog in the 102nd Pennsylvania as they claimed then he is probably rolling over in his grave at how they have soiled his heroic actions with a badly done movie. May he rest in peace because this movie needs to.


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