• My Dog Skip (2000)

My Dog Skip

Release Date: January 12th, 2000

DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2000

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Who says best friends have to be human? Not Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz), who receives a talented terrier named Skip for his birthday. With Skip's remarkable and unconventional help, Willie and Skip turn bullies into friends, tangle with hapless moonshiners, and even win the affections of the prettiest girl in school.

Cast: Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson, Kevin Bacon, Caitlin Wachs, Bradley Coryell, Daylan Honeycutt, Cody Linley

Director: Jay Russell

Genres: Drama , Children

Production Co: Alcon Entertainment, MDS Productions LLC

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Amusing, Family, Small town, Friend, Heartwarming, 1940s, Emotional, Growing up, Friendship, House

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    This is a sweet, gentle film - slow and sunny like a summer day, with a message that growing up can be hard, but can also serve as the wellspring of memories that will sustain you for a lifetime. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A movie like this falls outside ordinary critical language. Is it good or bad? Is there too much melodrama? I don't have any idea. It triggered too many thoughts of my own for me to have much attention left over for footnotes. show more

  • 50
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    It plays out like an endless series of scenes we've seen before. show more

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