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The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)

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Through his bond with his owner, aspiring Formula One race car driver Denny, golden retriever Enzo learns that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life.

Director:

Simon Curtis

Writers:

Mark Bomback (screenplay by), Garth Stein (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Milo Ventimiglia ... Denny Swift
Amanda Seyfried ... Eve
Kevin Costner ... Enzo (voice)
Gary Cole ... Don Kitch
Kathy Baker ... Trish
Martin Donovan ... Maxwell
Lily Dodsworth-Evans ... Teenage Zoe
Ryan Kiera Armstrong ... Zoe
Al Sapienza ... Luca Pantoni
Andres Joseph ... Tony
Karen Holness ... Doctor
McKinley Belcher III ... Mark Finn
Ian Lake ... Mike
Nakita Kohan ... Paralegal
Aliza Vellani ... Assistant
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Dog lovers believe their canine family members understand language, comprehend events, have opinions, exude loyalty. In "The Art of Racing In The Rain", wise old dog Enzo Swift shares thoughts about the life experiences which prepared him to protect his family in times of greatest need.

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Rated PG for thematic material | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Art of Racing in the Rain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,137,584, 11 August 2019

Gross USA:

$19,380,327

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,642,164
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

All shots of Milo Ventimiglia in the Turner Motorsports M4 GT4 were filmed with blue screen backgrounds on a stationary airbag suspension rig. All on-track scenes of that car were performed by pro racers Justin Marks and Tanner Foust at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. See more »

Goofs

At Zoe's 9th birthday party, there were only 8 candles on her cake. See more »

Quotes

Enzo: He picked me out of a pile of pups, a tangled mass of paws and tails. He'd stopped at the farm on his way home from the speedway at Yakima. Even back then, I knew I was different than other dogs. My soul just felt more human.
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Features State of Dogs (1998) See more »

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Poignant & funny. This movie is a gift.
8 August 2019 | by karen-heffernanSee all my reviews

My thoughts:

The Art of Racing in the Rain is beautifully and sensitively directed by Simon Curtis, who deftly orchestrates the poignant moments with humor.

Milo Ventimiglia's "This is Us" fans will recognize and love his Denny Swift; he was perfectly cast in this role.

I especially love how the movie showed the evolution of Eve & Enzo's relationship.

Kevin Costner is not the first person I'd think of to be the inner voice of a dog, but he does a great job.

This movie is a gift to anyone who's ever owned or loved a dog.


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