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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25 December 2008 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $36,357,586,
28 December 2008
Gross USA: $143,153,751
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $255,743,093
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
At about 1 hour and 28 minutes into the film, John picks up a newspaper, the New York Times, and opens it to find an article written by his friend and coworker, Sabastian. The article is entitled "With U.S. Training, Colombia Melds War on Rebels and Drugs." The contents of this article are taken from an actual New York Times piece, with the same title, written by Larry Rohter, then South American bureau chief for The New York Times, in 1999. See more
At about an hour and a minute into the movie when John gets the newspaper from the drive and reads Sebastian's article on the drug war in Columbia; if you hit pause on the newspaper, you find the date to be April 5, 2001. However, the article is about Columbia requesting more funding for the war on drugs and on the second column there is a quote from "President Clinton." Bill Clinton
had already been out of office for almost three months on April 5, 2001 and George W. Bush
was president. See more
A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water log stick will do just fine. A dog doesn't care if your rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and he'll give you his. How many people can you say that about? How many people can make you feel rare and pure and special? How many people can make you feel extraordinary?
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
Written by Herbie Hancock
, Rahsaan Hakeem Kelly, Melvyn Simpson, and Geoffrey Wilkinson
Performed by Us3
(as US3) featuring Rahsaan and Gerard Presencer
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music See more