Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. The family film told from the dog’s perspective also stars Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson, K.J. Apa, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, John Ortiz, and Pooch Hall.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
703 Ratings
703 Ratings

34% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 4.8/10
  • Fresh 47
  • Rotten 90

Critics Consensus: A Dog's Purpose offers an awkward blend of sugary sentiment and canine suffering that tugs at animal-loving audiences' heartstrings with shameless abandon.

10+ COMMON SENSE

Tearjerker is sweet, poignant, and occasionally violent.

Information

Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2017 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
SDH
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing refer to subtitles in the original language with the addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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