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Based on 19 Reviews
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  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Words of wisdom keep popping up in My Dog Tulip with gratifying regularity. They're more likely to gratify dog lovers than anyone else, but that's a large group to which I belong. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    OK, first off, anyone who shares his or her life with a dog, or has done so in the past, go see My Dog Tulip. show more

  • 95
    Stephanie Zacharek Movieline

    An adaptation that wholly and faithfully captures the spirit and mood of the book it's based on, and an example of computer animation - the 2-D sort - that shows the human touch in every frame. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It is told from and by an adult sensibility that understands loneliness, gratitude and the intense curiosity we feel for other lives, man and beast. show more

  • 100
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    Extremely moving, exceedingly droll, flawlessly voice-acted. show more

  • 88
    Joe Williams St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    You might expect a cartoon about a man and his dog to be strictly for kids, but My Dog Tulip, based on a memoir by J.R. Ackerley, has a psychological richness and anatomical explicitness that is very grown-up. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    A beautifully illustrated love letter to dogs and the people who own them. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Dryly funny, adult-oriented animation -- hand-drawn on computers in a simple but captivating style by the husband-and-wife team. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Many of the backgrounds look like watercolors that are either drying or dying. show more

  • 75
    Roger Moore Orlando Sentinel

    A wonderful movie anyone who's ever experienced dog ownership at its most glorious, and most embarrassing. show more

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