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A Dog’s Purpose (2017)

A Dog’s Purpose
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 27th, 2017 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and some peril.
(Rating bulletin 2446 (Cert #50725), 10/12/2016)
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Keywords: Animal Lead, Talking Animals, Death of a Pet, Reincarnation, Relationships Gone Wrong, Exes in Love, Romance, Police life, Coming of Age, Voiceover/Narration, 1960s, 1980s, 2010s, 1990s, 1970s, Same Role, Multiple Actors
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Reliance Entertainment, Walden Media, Pariah Productions
Production Countries: United States


Britt Robertson    Teen Hannah
K.J. Apa    Teen Ethan
John Ortiz    Carlos
Dennis Quaid    Adult Ethan
Peggy Lipton    Adult Hannah
Bryce Gheisar    Ethan (8 Years Old)
Juliet Rylance    Ethan’s Mom
Luke Kirby    Ethan’s Dad
Gabrielle Rose    Grandma Fran
Michael Bofshever    Grandpa Bill
Logan Miller    Todd
Kirby Howell-Baptiste    Maya
Pooch Hall    Al
Nicole Laplaca    Wendi
Primo Allon    Victor
Peter Kelamis    Dad’s Boss
Caroline Cave    Boss’ Wife
Jane McGregor    Rachel
Robert Mann    Delivery Workman
Ron Verwymeren    Delivery Workman
David J. Lyle    Country Vet
Kelly-Ruth Mercier    Atlanta Vet
Cory Wojcik    Puppy Mill Owner
Ross Douglas Noble    Puppy Mill Customer
Andrew W. Nolan    Football Coach
Jordan Butterill    Teammate
John C. McDonald    Teammate
Kwesi Ameyaw    Cop
Dean Monroe McKenzie    Detective
Michael Patric    Sam
Brent Holtzman    Police Captain
Paul Jarrett    Police Lieutenant
Christopher Pearce    Policeman
Violet Haas    Elderly Woman
Darcy Higginbotham    Farmhand
Denesha Lee    Animal Control Officer
Kalyn Bomback    Animal Control Yolanda
Dan De Jaeger    Father at Shelter
Anita Daher    Mother at Shelter
Reine Lecuyer    Daughter at Shelter
Rayna Ens-Armstrong    Daughter at Shelter
Mackenzie Thornton    Tweener Girl
Avery Thompson    Tweener Girl
Aidan Ritchie    Ambulance Attendant
Brooke Warrington    Bree (7 Years Old)
Kenyan Alexander Walcott    Ty (5 Years Old)
Treyton Augustus Walcott    Richie (4 Years Old)
John Bluethner    Professor
James Janssens    Alzheimer’s Patient
Paul Griggs    Hot Dog Vendor
Grant Burr    Hardware Store Clerk
Tom Young    Hardware Store Employee
Ronald Boyd Johnson    Neighbor
Alicia Johnston    Hysterical Mother
Chris Webb    Kidnapper
Naomi Frenette    Kidnapped Girl

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Bruce W. Cameron
Screenwriter    Cathryn Michon
Screenwriter    Audrey Wells
Screenwriter    Maya Forbes
Screenwriter    Wally Wolodarsky
Story based on the Novel by    Bruce W. Cameron
Producer    Gavin Polone
Executive Producer    Alan C. Blomquist
Executive Producer    Mark Sourian
Executive Producer    Lauren Pfeiffer
Production Designer    Michael Carlin
Editor    Robert Leighton
Composer    Rachel Portman
Director of Photography    Terry Stacey
Costume Designer    Shay Cunliffe
Music Supervisor    Liza Richardson
Casting Director    John Papsidera
Unit Production Manager    Alan C. Blomquist
Unit Production Manager    Lesley Oswald
First Assistant Director    Stephen Dunn
Second Assistant Director    Martin Ellis
Co-Producer    Holly Bario
Co-Producer    Kim Todd
Co-Producer    Lesley Oswald
Visual Effects Supervisor    Brendan Taylor
Re-recording Mixer    Skip Lievsay
Re-recording Mixer    Lawrence Zipf
Additional Sound Re-recording Mixer    Michael Barry
Supervising Sound Editor    Eliza Paley
Supervising Art Director    Rejean Labrie
Art Director    Larry Spittle
Set Decorator    Craig Sandells
Sound Mixer    Leon Johnson
Special Effects Coordinator    Tony Kenny
Special Effects Coordinator    Tim Freestone
Costume Supervisor    Valerie Laven-Cooper
Make up    Doug Morrow
Hairstylist    Pina Robinson
Script Supervisor    Alanna Mills
Location Manager    Cathie Edgar
Location Manager    Cliff Sumter
Additional Casting-Casting Executive    Leslee Feldman
Additional Casting-Casting Associate    Kim Winther
Additional Casting-Casting Assistant    Deanna Brigidi-Stewart
Second Unit Director    Brendan Taylor
Post-Production Executive    Mark Graziano
Post-Production Supervisor    Alison Beckett
Post-Production Supervisor    Brad Rohrer
First Assistant Editor    Corinne Villa
Assistant Editor    Danny Miller
Assistant Editor    Timothy Feeley
Additional Editor    Gregg London
Sound Designer    Mariusz Glabinski
Sound Editor    Lidia Tamplenizza
Sound Editor    Michael Feuser
Sound Editor    Heather Gross

A Dog’s Purpose Trailer

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