A Dog's Purpose

A Dog's Purpose

DVD - 2017
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Over several lifetimes, and with several owners, a dog looks to discover his purpose in life.
Publisher: Universal City, CA :, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ♭2017
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm., in container
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
digital, optical, surround, Dolby digital 5.1, rda

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Angie206
Dec 16, 2017

I'm not some big animal movie lover, although I did like Lassie. This is SO much more than just a dog movie and it really has some good/bad moments, lessons in life, that we may already know but may not value. Real feel good movie.

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ostwald
Nov 28, 2017

I had liked the movie
it was enjoyable but not for children to watch

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ba_library
Nov 18, 2017

Very cute movie that is delivered from the dog’s perspective (“I think I’ll keep that boy”). The dog gets reincarnated – into different breeds with different owners over the years and different purposes in life (pet, friend, K9 animal) but at the end of the day it is about loving and enjoying the animal and having it become part of the family. Good for the entire family (no swearing or sex) a little violence (dog bites and pet death) but overall very fun with beautiful dogs, a crazy cat and the horse dog!

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Janice21383
Sep 27, 2017

This is an okay movie if you like dogs -- also if you don't like dogs, if some onset footage is to be believed (google it). Like Lassie, the dog in A Dog's Purpose brings joy and aid to many humans; unconventionally, he has to die and be reborn many times to do it. There are heartwarming moments, but this film is for adults rather than young children. You may want to avoid it if the thought of your beloved pet dying one day upsets you. Myself, I'm upset that this is the kind of film Lasse Hallstrom is directing now.

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akirakato
Sep 26, 2017

Directed by Lasse Hallström in 2017 based on the 2010 novel of the same name by American humorist W. Bruce Cameron, this 100-minute drama delves into the heartwarming relationship between the dog and its owner.
Although it seems like an awkward blend of sugary sentiment and canine suffering that tugs at animal-loving audiences' heartstrings, the film would make you feel profoundly upbeat in the end.

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telger
Aug 21, 2017

What a great, feel-good movie! I usually read the book first and watch the movie but for this one- I did the opposite as this was recommended by my favorite staff of the SCL mobile in Ardrossan- This one was amazing! A must see for all ages!

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CarolMichael
Aug 14, 2017

Super movie for any dog lovers who often wonder what their dog is thinking.

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samjenks
Aug 10, 2017

watched it twice, cried twice, love movies about hero dogs.

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navy_wolf_412
Aug 05, 2017

*sniff sniff, :(

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BlueHippo
Aug 04, 2017

Good thing it had a happy ending-SPOILER ALERT HERE!-between the dog's repeated deaths and the abuse the dog took in some of it's incarnations, the movie made me pretty sad overall!

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Oct 25, 2017

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Aug 20, 2017

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