The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Comedy  |  13 September 2011 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
George Bannister
Eli Cole
Zeus (voice) (as Joseph Lawrence)
Medusa (voice)
Stewey McMan
Mr. Weagle
Mrs. Weagle


Zeus & the Bannisters have moved into a new house, just in time for Halloween! Everything seems to be going well until they notice strange lights and sounds coming from neighbor Eli's (Lance Henriksen) house. George (Gary Valentine) takes it upon himself to find out what is going on, and enlists the help of an unlikely pair (lead by Dean Cain). After the trio and George's wife Belinda (Elisa Donovan) get trapped in the spooky house, only Zeus is left to save Halloween! Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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13 September 2011 (USA)  »

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Cute, If Average Family Movie…
21 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There's not much to this film. It's simply a saccharine sweet animal ABC Family Channel type movie.

Being that I love both dogs, AND Halloween, I figured this would be right up my alley. It's pretty much what I expected to see; Dad's crazy, misinterpreted motives and misunderstandings, cute dog is the smartest living being in the whole movie… Pretty much any standard cliché laid down by Walt Disney is brought to the fore here… But the results aren't all that unpleasant.

I felt Elisa Donovan made the movie… For me, anyhow. The two bumbling burglars also brought chuckles.

Apparently this is third in a "Dog Who Saved (insert holiday here)____________ Movies.

While I did like this film, I won't go out of my way to find the others in this series.

I guess I should note that I don't have any children. I might have given this film a much higher rating had I watched it with the eyes of a parent. But it is what it is.

Happy Halloween!

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