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A Dog's Way Home (2019)

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A female dog travels four hundred miles in search of her owner throughout a Colorado wilderness.

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W. Bruce Cameron (screenplay by), Cathryn Michon (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Judd ... Terri
Jonah Hauer-King ... Lucas
Edward James Olmos ... Axel
Alexandra Shipp ... Olivia
Chris Bauer ... Kurch
Barry Watson ... Gavin
Motell Gyn Foster ... Taylor (as Motell Foster)
Wes Studi ... Captain Mica
Bryce Dallas Howard ... Bella (voice)
John Cassini ... Chuck
Brian Markinson ... Gunter
Patrick Gallagher ... Teo
Broadus Mattison ... Mack
Rolando Boyce ... Drew
Cesar De León ... Steve (as Cesar De Leon)
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As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Along the way, the lost but spirited dog meets a series of new friends and manages to bring a little bit of comfort and joy to their lives. Written by Santhosh

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Trivia

The director, Charles Martin Smith, played Terry the Toad in "American Graffiti" and Ron Howard, who played Steve in that movie is the father of Bryce Dallas Howard who does Bella''s voice. See more »

Goofs

When Bella is first taken to the VA Hospital and is hidden in a storeroom, and she barks, Lucas enters, then Olivia. Neither closes the door. It is closed when Teo knocks. See more »

Quotes

Bella: I knew now that my journey was much longer than I'd ever imagined.
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Crazy Credits

Despite the opening titles before the prologue and the first half of the closing credits is displayed via fading, the movie's title, shown after the prologue, is zooming slightly forward. The text is upper-cased white. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Glass (2019) See more »

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Written by Laney Jones and Jeff Sojka
Performed by Laney Jones
Courtesy of Resign8 Music and Courtesy of Capitol CMG Publishing
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Not A Perfect Film, But Good As It Is.
12 January 2019 | by johnwickallthewayaltSee all my reviews

I personally really enjoyed this movie, especially the concept. Bryce Dallas Howard nails it as the voice of Bella. But let me say that this movie is for older kids ages 8 - 11 because it has some mild violence in it as well as freightening moments which might scare younger children, specifically ages 3 - 5. I recommend this film wether if you're going to see it in theaters or watching it on Redbox.


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Country:

China | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2019 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Mis huellas a casa See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,251,263, 13 January 2019

Gross USA:

$42,004,346

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,708,134
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2.35 : 1
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