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?
's real-life parents played his parents in the movie. His mother's biggest problem was remembering not to call him Owen. See more
The height of the window in the passengers side door changes from shot to shot when Marley tries to get out of it on the way to the veterinary clinic. See more
I made a picture of me and Marley, Mommy wrote what I said Dear Marley I'll never forget you forever and there's kisses and hugs
That's pretty, why don't you put it there
[on the blanket covering Marley
Dear Marley I love you more than anything in the whole world, I hope you like heaven and have lots of things to chew on, your brother Connor Richard Grogan
That's a good one.
Patrick do you want to say something?
I want to give him something
[takes off her necklace, to John
your Dad gave me ...
Written by Mildred J. Hill
and Patty S. Hill
(as Patty Smith Hill) See more