MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 295 this week

Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
"Jock" (original title)

 -  Animation | Adventure | Comedy  -  2011 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 339 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 5 critic

3-D animated-family adventure that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock.

Director:

Writers:

(additional writer), (novel), 5 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 11 Sep 2012
 
a list of 245 titles
created 21 Oct 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 17 Mar 2013
 
a list of 551 titles
created 02 Apr 2013
 
a list of 153 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Jock the Hero Dog (2011)

Jock the Hero Dog (2011) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jock the Hero Dog.

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jock (voice)
...
Narrator / Sir Percy Fitzpatrick (voice)
...
Jess (voice)
...
Pezulu (voice)
...
Baba (voice) (as Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu)
...
Basil (voice)
...
Boatman (voice)
Bongani Nxumalo ...
Jim Makokel (voice)
...
Fitz (voice)
...
Young Jock (voice)
...
Snarly (voice)
Michael De Pinna ...
Claude (voice)
Anthony Bishop ...
George (voice)
...
Seedling (voice)
Dianne Simpson ...
Lillian Morris (voice)
Edit

Storyline

3-D animated-family adventure that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some menace and peril | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jock of the Bushveld  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of Jock, his antics, and the life lessons of the book are so famous and widely-known in South Africa, that statues are routinely erected in his honor and the first private lodge in Africa's wildlife reserve - Kruger National Park - bears his name. See more »

Soundtracks

Howling at the Moon (End Credits Version)
Performed by James Carrington
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Alan Menken
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Technically adequate but storyline, voices and music make this good entertainment for kids
7 February 2013 | by See all my reviews

Jock is an iconic South African story. It has all the right values of courage, bravery, loyalty and adventure to make it a must watch for young kids. Set in the bushveld of South Africa in the time of the Gold Rush in the late 1800's, the characters are from all over the world. They were in a strange land with wild animals and other adversities , seeking their fame and fortune. the story picks up on the adventures of Jock, the runt of the litter and the Transport rider who is gifted him by the local Zulu Chief. The technical quality is not as consistent as it might be but children are not critical like adults and so almost universally seem to enjoy watching this heart warming film. There is good music and the voices of Bryan Adams, Donald Sutherland, Bishop Tutu and Helen Hunt make for a good enough movie for all to watch.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The South African Dream trevorschuil
Michael Richards... allie702-1
Discuss Jock the Hero Dog (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?