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Release Date: March 23rd, 2018

PG-13|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.

Cast: Bryan Cranston, Ed Norton, Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Balaban, Koyu Rankin

Director: Wes Anderson

Genres: Animated, Adventure, Comedy

Production Co: American Empirical Pictures, Studio Babelsberg

Distributors: Fox Searchlight, Fox Searchlight

Keywords: Police officer, Playful, Offbeat, 2010s, Quest, Hilarious, Amusing, Spirited, Love, Endearing, Friend, Friendship, Rescue, Escape

Ratings & Reviews

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  • This one follows its own goofy rules, fills the screen with astonishing images, tells a touching tale of outcast dogs and a faithful boy, and does so with ultralively deadpan wit. My only regret after seeing it at a screening was that I couldn’t stay and see it again. show more

  • So lush with gorgeous detail it’s like a piece of highly-textured haute couture, there’s also a sharp social message behind the elaborate seams. show more

  • The unique charm of Isle of Dogs is its bottomless vault of curios, its sly humor, playful graphic inserts and dexterous narrative detours. show more

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