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Lassie (1994)

Determined to start a new life in the country, the Turner Family - Dad, stepmom, little Jennifer and teenager Matt - leaves the city for the wilds of Virginia. The move creates problems for... See full summary »

Director:

Daniel Petrie

Writers:

Eric Knight (character of Lassie), Matthew Jacobs | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Guiry ... Matthew Turner (as Thomas Guiry)
Helen Slater ... Laura Turner
Jon Tenney ... Steve Turner
Brittany Boyd Brittany Boyd ... Jennifer Turner
Frederic Forrest ... Sam Garland
Richard Farnsworth ... Len Collins
Michelle Williams ... April Porter
Joe Inscoe ... Pete Jarman
Yvonne Erickson ... Mrs. Jarman (as Yvonne Brisendine)
Clayton Barclay Jones Clayton Barclay Jones ... Josh Garland
Charlie Hofheimer ... Jim Garland
Jody Smith Strickler Jody Smith Strickler ... Mildred Garland
Margaret Peery Margaret Peery ... Mrs. Parker
David Bridgewater David Bridgewater ... Customer
Earnest Poole Jr. Earnest Poole Jr. ... Highway Patrolman #1
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Determined to start a new life in the country, the Turner Family - Dad, stepmom, little Jennifer and teenager Matt - leaves the city for the wilds of Virginia. The move creates problems for everyone, especially Matt, who feels lost and alone in his new surroundings. Fortunately, the Turners are helped by a homeless collie who becomes part of their lives - and Matt does a lot of growing up as a result of the dog's unflinching loyalty. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Best friends are forever.

Genres:

Family | Adventure

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some pre-teen mischief, mild language and suspenseful action | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Helen Slater starred in 1984's "Supergirl;" At the time "Lassie" was filmed, Jon Tenney was married to Terri Hatcher who was then starring in "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman." Tenney even guest starred in two episodes of that series. See more »

Goofs

When the Turner family goes to the county fair, they take Lassie too. It would be highly unlikely that you would see a dog roaming around a fair without being on leash. Normally, you are not allowed to bring the family dog unless you are showing the dog in competition. See more »

Quotes

Matthew Turner: This dog stinks.
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Connections

Spin-off Lassie (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Going to the country
Written by Steve Miller and Ben Sidran
Performed by the Steve Miller Band
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As for the Goof
11 August 2006 | by wcgardnerSee all my reviews

As for the single "In My Life", I purchased all of the Beatles on 45 rpm and large record size singles in the 60s, I have it on both formats. So it is not a goof! There are songs and records issued in different formats for regional, different countries and specialized markets that are never released for most of the USA. The music is good, photography is excellent and rich is color, story extremely possible, locations were outstanding. Production gave a feeling that you were right there is the location and experiencing everything as it happened. My four year-old loved along with the rest of the family. It kept everybody attention. Overall an excellent family movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lassie: Best Friends are forever See more »

Filming Locations:

Hinton, West Virginia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,201,843, 24 July 1994

Gross USA:

$9,979,683

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,979,683
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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