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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}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Hollywood's Coolest Dog Just Got Hotter 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

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, 8 April 2007

Gross USA:

$13,932,383

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,299,151
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

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

Terence Kahn: [Pep arrives at the party] Since when are *you* a girl?
Pep Clemente: Stop staring. You'll burn holes.
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Connections

References The Pink Panther (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Lost Till I Found You
Written and Performed by Scotch Ellis Loring
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Celebrity dog
23 November 2008 | by jotix100See all my reviews

A pampered show biz dog, Rexx, not happy with the ridiculous wig and outfits his owner wants to dress it in, decides to escape. The next stop is at the local firehouse that is targeted for closing. The fire chief, Connor Fahey, figures his son Shane needs some sort of responsibility and entrusts the pooch to his care. At first, Dewey, as the boy names him, is not cooperative at all, but there little by little boy and dog will figure out they can be friends and help the station stay afloat.

Todd Holland directed this film that is targeted for a younger crowd that will be delighted by the antics of a smart dog interacting with his young master. Josh Hutcherson, who plays Shane is perfect for the part. Bruce Greenwood, an excellent actor is seen as Connor. This is a terrific actor who unfortunately has nothing to do since he is just an incidental piece in the large scheme of things. Four different dogs are given credit for their appearance as Rexx/Dewey.

A film that will amuse younger and older viewers looking for a light comedy.


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