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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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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ο Καταπληκτικός Μπέντζι See more »

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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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film opens with a shot of a neon sign advertising "Joe's Family Style B-B-Q." The original Benji (1974) was a "family style" movie directed by Joe Camp. See more »

Goofs

The supposedly abandoned house has electricity, as evidenced by numerous illuminated light fixtures. See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Follows Oh Heavenly Dog (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love My Dog
Written and Performed by Cat Stevens
Courtesy of Universal Music
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Underestimated but it comes as a surprise
5 May 2018 | by wowyoursisSee all my reviews

Beautiful graphic, rich characters and refreshing mainstream family freandly animal theme. DELIGHTFUL, ENCHANTING STORY. I was not expecting this movie can be that good to watch together with my lover. I really love the hidden plot of Benji and that big stray puppy. I was smiling when I see them get along so well. The story line of the title was very clear, logical and even the desolated mysterious sceneries amazed me with surprises. This is not a that old-school family film. It will give you smile and enlighten you with delicate arrangement of its movie settings.


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