A Dog's Purpose
- 1h 40min
- Directed by: Lasse Hallström
- Cast: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton
- UK release: 5 April 2017
A wild puppy named Toby (Gad) is euthanised and reborn as a farm dog in the 60s, and then dies only to come back as a police dog, which then takes a bullet…and so on. Painfully manipulative cornball drama with laboured slapstick, romantic clichés and heavy-handed lessons, a high-cholesterol dog’s dinner.
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Reviews & features
A Dog's Purpose1 May 2017
Canine reincarnation is the premise of this baldly manipulative and cornball drama
The US release of A Dog's Purpose was overshadowed when a leaked video emerged depicting a distressed German Shepherd being submerged in choppy water during the film's shoot. Although the American Humane Association concluded that the footage had been…
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