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Firehouse Dog (2007)

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Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet.

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Todd Holland
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Hutcherson ... Shane Fahey
Bruce Greenwood ... Connor Fahey
Bill Nunn ... Joe Musto
Scotch Ellis Loring ... Lionel Bradford
Mayte Garcia ... Pep Clemente
Teddy Sears ... Terence Kahn
Arwen Arwen ... Rexxx / Dewey the Dog
Frodo Frodo ... Rexxx / Dewey the Dog
Rohan Rohan ... Rexxx / Dewey the Dog
Stryder Stryder ... Rexxx / Dewey the Dog
Steven Culp ... Zachary Hayden
Dash Mihok ... Trey Falcon
Bree Turner ... Liz Knowles
Hannah Lochner ... Jasmine "J.J." Presley
Claudette Mink ... Captain Jessie Presley
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Storyline

Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, is best known for his extreme athletic abilities and diva-like demeanor. He gets lost and is reluctantly adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid Shane Fahey who is ditching science class to get the station back on its feet. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Biggest DogGone Family Film Of The Year See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sequences of action peril, some mild crude humor and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El perro bombero See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,838,916, 8 April 2007

Gross USA:

$13,932,383

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,299,151
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The dogs featured in the pictures at the end of the movie (during the credits) were winners of a photo/essay contest hosted by www.dogster.com. Members had to submit a photo of their dog along with an essay explaining why their dog is a hero. See more »

Goofs

During the Medel ceremony there are brown leaves all over the red carpet. In the long shot facing the stage there are no leaves. See more »

Quotes

Shane Fahey: I know your name is Rexxx, with like a lot of x's, but you'll always be Dewey to me.
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Connections

References The Caine Mutiny (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Mariave
Music by Paul Bonneau
Performed by Studio Musicians
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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good film
15 April 2008 | by mattkratzSee all my reviews

This was not a bad film. It features the typical pampered character finds himself in a slightly reduced setting, except in this case the character is a dog. The Hollywood pooch finds himself in a firehouse about to be torn down after an aerial stunt goes wrong, and they adopt him, and he saves the day in more ways than one. I loved all the stunts involving the dog, and the rescue scenes were well-executed, as was most of the film. Of course, the kids grows throughout the movie, as when he first meets the dog he hates it but grows to love it, and develops from rebellious to responsible. I think I studied this theme in college literature classes. This was overall a good movie, and I recommend it.

*** out of ****


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