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A Dog's Purpose (2017)

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A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

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Bailey / Buddy / Tino / Ellie (voice)
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Teen Ethan (as KJ Apa)
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Grandpa Bill
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Maya
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Al
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A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

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

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27 January 2017 (USA)  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,222,810 (USA) (27 January 2017)

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$64,304,940 (USA) (5 May 2017)
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During the Corgi segment of the movie, the missing tail was humorous because Welsh Corgis are born with their tail naturally short or missing. Others may have their tails docked between 2-5 days old due to historical tradition or as a measure of conformation to the Breed Standard. See more »

Goofs

Ethan's father is seen twisting the cap off what is formally known as an export beer bottle.The year was referenced as 1961 by a shot of Bailey's dog tag. Export beer bottles did not have twist off caps in 1961. See more »

Quotes

Bailey: Have fun, obviously. Whenever possible, find someone to save and save them. Lick the ones you love. Don't get all sad-faced about what happened, and scrunchy-faced about what could. Just, be here now. Be. Here. Now.
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Features The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1992) See more »

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April Come She Will
Written by Paul Simon
Performed by Simon & Garfunkel
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Amazing Movie
24 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

Despite what TMZ and PETA have lied about. This is an amazing movie. I saw an early screening of it on January 18th and it is one of the best movies I've ever seen. I for one do not believe everything I see on the internet, therefore I had no reason to believe the video that "supposedly" showed animal abuse. Footage is very easily manipulated. People need to learn that. This movie is absolutely incredible, the story is amazing, and it made me cry at least five times. Overall I recommend the movie, and I recommend you not believe everything you see online. I had a great time watching this movie, I truly enjoyed it, I even plan to see it again when it is officially out.


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