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A Dog's Way Home (2019)

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A female dog travels four hundred miles in search of her owner throughout a Colorado wilderness.

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W. Bruce Cameron (screenplay by), Cathryn Michon (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Judd ... Terri
Jonah Hauer-King ... Lucas
Edward James Olmos ... Axel
Alexandra Shipp ... Olivia
Chris Bauer ... Kurch
Barry Watson ... Gavin
Motell Gyn Foster ... Taylor (as Motell Foster)
Wes Studi ... Captain Mica
Bryce Dallas Howard ... Bella (voice)
John Cassini ... Chuck
Brian Markinson ... Gunter
Patrick Gallagher ... Teo
Broadus Mattison ... Mack
Rolando Boyce ... Drew
Cesar De León ... Steve (as Cesar De Leon)
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Storyline

As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Along the way, the lost but spirited dog meets a series of new friends and manages to bring a little bit of comfort and joy to their lives. Written by Santhosh

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A lot can happen between lost and found. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, some peril and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In 2020 Denver voters voted to repeal the pit bull ban in the city of Denver. See more »

Goofs

About an hour into the film, there is a snow avalanche. Two men rescue Bella and take her to a cabin in the woods. While opening the large sliding glass door, a crew member can be seen in the reflection of the glass. See more »

Quotes

Bella: I knew now that my journey was much longer than I'd ever imagined.
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Crazy Credits

Despite the opening titles before the prologue and the first half of the closing credits is displayed via fading, the movie's title, shown after the prologue, is zooming slightly forward. The text is upper-cased white. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: A Dog's Way Home (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Lean on Me
Written by Bill Withers
Performed by Jillian Edwards
Courtesy of My Little Gypsy Records
Under license from Concord Music
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Such a feel good, heartwarming movie!
13 January 2019 | by mpralat-31472See all my reviews

I believe there are far too many cynics and naysayers in the movie theatres. This was a lovely story, especially if you love dogs, cats, wildlife and human beings. There was absolutely nothing wrong with the characters, portraying our returning Veterans' plight in today's society, and lifestyles of the dog's advocates. Love is love, period. People who felt there was a political agenda are seriously clueless. Get agrip, people.


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Country:

China | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,251,263, 13 January 2019

Gross USA:

$42,004,346

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,708,134
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2.35 : 1
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