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Air Buddies (2006)

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When dad BUDDY and mom MOLLY are dognapped, their five adorable pups, the AIR BUDDIES, must save the day...

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Robert Vince
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cascy Beddow Cascy Beddow ... Concession Kid #1
Jane Carr ... Mrs. Niggles
Kelly Chapek Kelly Chapek ... Alice
Patrick Cranshaw ... Sheriff Bob
Jarvis Dashkewytch Jarvis Dashkewytch ... Bud-dha Boy
Tyler Foden ... Bartleby Livingstone (as Tyler Guerrero)
Karen Holness ... Wilma
Dan Joffre ... Bob
Irene Karas Loeper ... Housekeeper (as Irene Karas)
Richard Karn ... Patrick Framm
Ellen Kennedy ... Concession Lady
Steve Makaj ... Miles Livingstone
Stuart Malinowski Stuart Malinowski ... Veggie Man
Jaimie Mortimer-Lamb Jaimie Mortimer-Lamb ... Concession Kid #2
Gig Morton ... B-Dawg Boy
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Storyline

When dad BUDDY and mom MOLLY are dognapped, their five adorable pups, the AIR BUDDIES, must save the day...

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They Shoot. They Score. They TALK!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

Disney [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Air Buddies See more »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Sniffer is Don Knotts' last role. See more »

Goofs

(at around 23 mins) The donut on the ground has been bitten into, but next shot of donut there is no bite. See more »

Quotes

Rosebud: Don't pull his paw!
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Crazy Credits

Closing dedication: In Loving Memory Of Don Knotts and Patrick Cranshaw See more »

Connections

Follows Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

101 Dalmatians Score
By George Bruns
Wonderland Music Company, Inc.
Courtesy of Disney Enterprises, Inc.
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Cute, but cuteness doesn't do it all
19 February 2008 | by sashank_kini-1See all my reviews

Five ways to make a film successful, no matter how the film really is:

1) Have tons of nudity. The very next moment, the movie is a blockbuster.eg. Showgirls (I heard many adore the movie)

2) Let it be based on a superhero. Superhero movies have mystical powers to captivate the attention of the audience. Eg. Spiderman, Fantastic 4, Transformers

3) Action does it all. Include guns, detonators and all kinds of weapons and have a boom film. It attracts teen boys and guys.

4) Star power: Make Denzel act in a Z-grade film and the next day, the Z transforms into an A.

And 5

Make it a cute movie, like this one. Easier way is to include adorable dogs. This formula woks well all the time as there are a number of avid dog lovers like me who would swarm over to watch this film.

I was a bit ambivalent whether this film would be good enough, as some movies based on dogs have been a bit too sweet. This one too leads the league of sweet movies.

Frankly speaking, the story could've been a lot better. The tiger thing would normally be present is a B grade flick. The voice acting could've improved. Some of the dogs were funny but the voicing of the Sheriff dog was bad.

Even the Sheriff dog's lip movements looked unreal. The puppies were really cute, especially Buddha, who was funny. But the names of some could've been somewhat more different. For example, 'Rosebud', 'Mudbud' and 'Budderball' had so much 'bud' present. Instead of mud bud, they could've kept mud-'something else.

It was edited for obtaining 'G' rating but it could've had a variety of jokes that could be rated G but were a bit more mature.

Overall, it is a cute film that would be liked if you keep in mind that it is meant to be cute only. 5 out of 10.


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