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Firehouse Dog (2007)

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Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet.

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Todd Holland
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Hutcherson ... Shane Fahey
Bruce Greenwood ... Connor Fahey
Bill Nunn ... Joe Musto
Scotch Ellis Loring ... Lionel Bradford
Mayte Garcia ... Pep Clemente
Teddy Sears ... Terence Kahn
Arwen Arwen ... Rexxx / Dewey the Dog
Frodo Frodo ... Rexxx / Dewey the Dog
Rohan Rohan ... Rexxx / Dewey the Dog
Stryder Stryder ... Rexxx / Dewey the Dog
Steven Culp ... Zachary Hayden
Dash Mihok ... Trey Falcon
Bree Turner ... Liz Knowles
Hannah Lochner ... Jasmine "J.J." Presley
Claudette Mink ... Captain Jessie Presley
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Storyline

Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, is best known for his extreme athletic abilities and diva-like demeanor. He gets lost and is reluctantly adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid Shane Fahey who is ditching science class to get the station back on its feet. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Taglines:

The Biggest DogGone Family Film Of The Year See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sequences of action peril, some mild crude humor and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El perro bombero See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,838,916, 6 April 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,922,019, 29 July 2007
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The dogs featured in the pictures at the end of the movie (during the credits) were winners of a photo/essay contest hosted by www.dogster.com. Members had to submit a photo of their dog along with an essay explaining why their dog is a hero. See more »

Goofs

After Connor Fahey rescues his son from the fire in the firehouse, he turns on his flashlight on his jacket. when they exit the building, it is turned off. After he confronts Zach about setting fires, and turns back to his son, the flashlight is on. When he compliments his son and Shane comments that it must be in his DNA, the flashlight is off. See more »

Quotes

Lionel Bradford: Oh my God. It's the Ark of the Covenant
Pep Clemente: No. This is a fully water-jacketed 900 horsepower 'We ain't never arriving last on the scene again.' That's what this is.
Lionel Bradford: Yeah.
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Features Malcolm in the Middle (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Count on Me
Written by Todd Herfindal, Kevin Houlihan and Scott Warren
Performed by The Meadows
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Surprised by this movie - I enjoyed it, and so did my kids!
14 April 2007 | by christiec64See all my reviews

I gave it such a high rating not b/c I think it's such a great movie, but b/c it did what a family/kid movie is supposed to do - make you laugh, keep the kids' (and my) attention, and not make you fall asleep.

It did all of those things. Based on some of these reviews here, I expected it to absolutely stink. But my kids who are 4 and 6, and I thought maybe too young for this type of movie, were riveted. They liked the silly humor, and when the father and son had their screen time together my son cuddled with me and was obviously moved. And I didn't feel like pulling my hair out and I never checked my watch.

All of this made for a fun, worth-the-matinée-price, movie experience. On top of it, my husband took the kids to see this movie last week; so this was my first time, and their second - and they sat still through it the whole way.

Funny, sweet, enjoyable movie.


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