After their wedding, newspaper writers John and Jennifer Grogan move to Florida. In an attempt to stall Jennifer's "biological clock", John gives her a puppy. While the puppy Marley grows into a 100 pound dog, he loses none of his puppy energy or rambunctiousness. Meanwhile, Marley gains no self-discipline. Marley's antics give John rich material for his newspaper column. As the Grogans mature and have children of their own, Marley continues to test everyone's patience by acting like the world's most impulsive dog.
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25 December 2008 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $36,357,586,
28 December 2008
Gross USA: $143,153,751
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $255,743,093
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For the scene in which Marley lies under the tree in the rain, whimpering, the dog was equipped with a prosthetic belly attachment to make it appear bloated. The rain was created with a rain machine and barely got the dog wet (the tree acted as a shelter). The whining was a sound effect added in post-production. See more
Set in the early 90s in the beginning, the scene where John drops Jennifer off at the airport, a sign is seen for Airtran, which was called Valujet until 1998. See more
You remember how we were always saying what a pain you are... that you're the world's worst dog? Don't believe it. Don't believe it even for a minute. 'Cause you know we couldn't find a better dog. You know what made you such a... great dog is you loved us every day, no matter what. That's an amazing thing. You know how much we love you? We love you so much. I love you more than anything. I don't know exactly where we go from here... but I want you to remember you're a great dog, ...
Referenced in Drop Dead Diva: Trust Me
Written by Richard Ashcroft
(as Richard Paul Ashcroft)
Performed by The Verve
Courtesy of Big Life Management obo On Your Own Records/EMI Records Ltd. See more