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Benji (2018)

TV-PG | | Crime, Drama, Family | 16 March 2018 (USA)
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Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.

Director:

Brandon Camp

Writers:

Brandon Camp (written for screen by), Joe Camp (based on the 1974 motion picture written by)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gabriel Bateman ... Carter
Darby Camp ... Frankie
Kiele Sanchez ... Whitney
Gralen Bryant Banks ... Sam King
Will Rothhaar ... Syd
Angus Sampson ... Titus
Jerod Haynes ... Lyle
Lacy Camp ... Officer
Jim Gleason ... Captain Newsome
Brady Permenter ... Brute
James W. Evermore ... Vendor (as James Evermore)
Tom Proctor ... Cajun Captain
Arthur J. Robinson Arthur J. Robinson ... Mr. Okra (as Arthur Robinson)
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Storyline

Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.

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Taglines:

A Hero Comes Home

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The scene featuring "Benji" walking through a small, downtown main street was footage filmed in Van Buren, Arkansas. See more »

Goofs

Detective Lyle is clearly mistaken about the "underground transport tunnels," which have windows, an obvious sign that this is an above-ground building entered at ceiling level. Also, low-lying New Orleans is known for its high water table; any hole in the ground quickly fills with water--hence the above-ground mausoleums like the ones at the cemetery Benji runs through. Water must be continuously pumped out of underground structures in New Orleans; decrepit abandoned tunnels would be perpetually flooded. See more »

Crazy Credits

There are some outtakes included after the credits. See more »

Connections

Follows Benji at Work (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Have a Little Faith in Me
Written and Performed by John Hiatt
Courtesy of Universal Music
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Nice family movie
14 April 2020 | by wicher-bosSee all my reviews

I liked this movie it has a good mix of love and suspense... To be honest i am amazed by the Goofs people mention... This movie is a goof.. no dog is that rational en forward thinking... although i once owed a dog (beagle) that indeed pushed a chair close to the table to get to the meat that was there...


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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$585,333
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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