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Fluke (1995)

PG | | Drama, Family, Fantasy | 2 June 1995 (USA)
After a man dies in a car crash, he is reincarnated as a dog and attempts to reconnect with his family.

Director:

Carlo Carlei

Writers:

James Herbert (novel), Carlo Carlei (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samuel L. Jackson ... Rumbo (voice)
Matthew Modine ... Thomas P. Johnson / Voice of Fluke
Nancy Travis ... Carol Johnson
Eric Stoltz ... Jeff Newman
Max Pomeranc ... Brian Johnson
Ron Perlman ... Sylvester
Jon Polito ... Boss
Bill Cobbs ... Bert
Collin Wilcox Paxton ... Bella
Federico Pacifici Federico Pacifici ... Prof. Santini
Clarinda Ross ... Jane, Tom's Secretary
Adrian Roberts ... Night Guard
Bart Hansard ... Day Guard
Deborah Hobart ... Dogpound Vet
Libby Whittemore ... Libby, the Housekeeper
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Storyline

After a man dies in a car crash, he is reincarnated as a dog and attempts to reconnect with his family.

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Follow him home. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 June 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kutyavilág See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,435,709, 4 June 1995

Gross USA:

$3,987,768

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,987,768
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS-Stereo | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Asian man, who feeds the pups at the beginning of the film is speaking Vietnamese. He says, "You must be hungry. Eat a lot so you can grow up." See more »

Goofs

When Rumbo is dropping nuts on Fluke's head in the very end, Fluke's paws keep moving between shots. See more »

Quotes

Rumbo: Hey. Hey! What's going on?
Young Fluke: I guess I was dreaming.
Rumbo: You were what?
Young Fluke: Uh, dreaming. I was seeing pictures inside my head.
Rumbo: Pictures ain't got no business being inside your head. Next time you just growl and chase 'em away.
Young Fluke: Rumbo, have you always been a dog?
Rumbo: What you talkin' about? What else could I have been?
Young Fluke: I don't know. A human.
Rumbo: A two-legger? Me?
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Connections

References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

The Pink Panther Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Henry Mancini
Performed by Henry Mancini
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Even grown-up men do cry!
13 March 2000 | by sm0jsmSee all my reviews

Well, I usually do not weep watching a movie, but this dog Fluke made me shed tears from beginning to the (somewhat bitter) end. The story is completely unbelievable, so what!, but very funny all the way. Can't understand what those people's hearts are made of that do not like a story like this. I'd rather watch Fluke ten times than Rambo once!


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