After their wedding, newspaper writers John and Jennifer Grogan move to Florida. In an attempt to stall Jennifer's "biological clock", John gives her a puppy. While the puppy Marley grows into a 100 pound dog, he loses none of his puppy energy or rambunctiousness. Meanwhile, Marley gains no self-discipline. Marley's antics give John rich material for his newspaper column. As the Grogans mature and have children of their own, Marley continues to test everyone's patience by acting like the world's most impulsive dog.
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Their relationship wasn't going anywhere until one little thing tied it all together.
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25 December 2008 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $36,367,586,
28 December 2008, Wide Release
Gross USA: $143,153,751, 30 April 2009
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $244,082,376, 3 May 2009
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
About seven minutes into the movie, Jenny is reading the Sun-Sentinel, the newspaper for which John works. Discussing his article, Jenny points out that they spelled John's name wrong. If you look closely, you can spot typographical errors on the back page, such as "dicounted" for "discounted" and the phrase "we are you [sic] appliance super store." See more
This goof is also in the trailer. When Marley is being taken to the vet, he is trying to get out of the car. He starts walking and his hind legs are in the car but in the next scene they are outside the car. They are then in the car and back out again. See more
There's gonna come a time very soon, when her ankles are gonna swell up, she's gonna have blotches all over her face, she'll be forty pounds overweight, she'll be throwing up all the time, she's gonna look at you and she'll say "You bastard! You did this to me!"
What happened to the glow, you know the...
There's no glow.
Written by Mildred J. Hill
and Patty S. Hill
(as Patty Smith Hill) See more