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Poco... Little Dog Lost (1977)

It looks like the end of the line for Poco and Kim when they are separated following a car accident. Poco's relentless search takes him through the desert. Bravely facing the odds, Poco ... See full summary »

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Dwight Brooks
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chill Wills ... Big Burt
Michelle Ashburn Michelle Ashburn ... Kim
Muffin Muffin ... Poco
Sherry Bain ... Mrs. McKinna
Clint Ritchie ... Mr. McKinna
Ysabel MacCloskey Ysabel MacCloskey
John Steadman ... Ben Ashton
Dran Hamilton
Tom Roy Lowe Tom Roy Lowe
Jeanne Bates ... Mrs. John Ashmore
Robert Broyles Robert Broyles ... Deputy
Mikki Jamison ... Jane (as Mikki Jamison Olsen)
Jim Schlievert Jim Schlievert ... Ranger
Michael L. Harris ... Hold-Up Man (as Michael Harris)
Shannon Farnon ... Nurse
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It looks like the end of the line for Poco and Kim when they are separated following a car accident. Poco's relentless search takes him through the desert. Bravely facing the odds, Poco encounters many dangers, and makes some new friends. Written by Charles Rogan <dmert73@yahoo.com>

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yosemite | dog | independent film | See All (3) »

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A little dog with a big heart can make it - with a little help from her friends. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Poco See more »

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Mono

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Color
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Muffin, the dog who portrayed Poco, also appeared in the television series "CHiPs" in Season 1 Episode 3 episode entitled "Dog Gone." See more »

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Oh where, oh where has the quality gone?
22 August 2014 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

It's pretty obvious watching "Poco... Little Dog Lost" that it was trying to cash in on the mega success generated by the dog movie "Benji" just a short time earlier. I wasn't a fan of "Benji", but I must say that it comes across as an Oscar-worthy movie compared to this cheap knockoff. The dog in "Benji" was a smart and charismatic dog, while Poco comes across as downright dumb at times. For one thing, he deliberately sabotages chances for his rescue several times. The human angle of the movie is not much better - we get less footage than you'd think of the little girl searching for her dog, and in the little we do get, she comes across as real whiny and annoying. The biggest problem with the movie is how utterly dull it is. There's endless footage of the dog trotting through the wilderness, and the few encounters he has with humans or animals is not the least bit memorable or interesting. It's hard to believe this movie actually played in theaters. Though it's easy to figure out why it's been subsequently forgotten.


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