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Amanda and the Fox (2018)

Ten year old Amanda desperately wants a dog but her Dad won't have it. When she finds a young fox, she and her friend Maggie conspire to keep it as a pet. Little do they know the trouble ... See full summary »


Joey Sylvester


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Karn ... Judge Weartherbee
Jason London ... Amanda's Dad
Elizabeth Foster Elizabeth Foster ... Amanda
Kristin Mellian ... Erika
Stella Shoha Stella Shoha ... Maggie
Richard Goteri ... Boris
Michael Mili ... Dimitri
Colleen Gentry ... Mother
Ken Alter ... Milkins
Leslie McCurdy Leslie McCurdy ... Mrs. Crabtree
Sherryl Despres ... Aunt Kathy
Carrie Foster Carrie Foster ... Amanda's Mother
Hobart Reynolds Hobart Reynolds ... Grandpa
Joel Paul Reisig Joel Paul Reisig ... Bailiff
Paris Jones ... Police Officer #2
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Ten year old Amanda desperately wants a dog but her Dad won't have it. When she finds a young fox, she and her friend Maggie conspire to keep it as a pet. Little do they know the trouble awaits as the fox is pursued by a pair of shady, bumbling Russians with an ulterior motive. Written by Reisig, Joel Paul

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When youthful enthusiasm, optimism and determination are put to the test, a child's heart will always prevail.


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Judge Weartherbee: [Sees Amanda's dad on a video call] Is that an electric device in my courtroom?
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Dad can I keep him?
25 December 2019 | by Forca84See all my reviews

If you watched this movie you are probably a fan of family fare or cute animals. I'm both. Right off the bat one can tell the movie is lower budget. The little girl is the Star here. Jason London looks alot older here. But it could be how he was dressed and made up for the role. In real life he owns and operates a Ranch and rides Horses.

As for the Fox? It's adorable. There is also a subplot involving two foreign Animal control people after our furry Friend. Plus a neighbor named Mrs. Crabtree. Dad also has a surprise. It's also been 2 years since Amanda's Mom died.

It's obvious the movie was made modestly. But the Fox is cute. And the actress playing Amanda isn't annoying like some kid actors can be. The movie is a bit all over the place. But it's a good clean movie. Nothing bad and no double innuendos.

I knew what I was signing up for buying a movie about an adorable Fox. Adults may not enjoy it. But kids and fans of clean movies will probably enjoy it. Runtime is about 62 minutes. Could've been a bit longer. But it's a good length given it's demographic.

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2020 (Australia) See more »

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The Amazing Fox See more »

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Shelby Township, Michigan, USA See more »

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1.85 : 1
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