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A Dog's Purpose

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"Great movie"
5 stars"
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A lovely movie … Except I need to watch it in a dust free house as I am forever wiping my eyes and still haven't been able to watch the last five minutes – however, I plan to finish watching it one day soon.

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"Great family story..."
5 stars"
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Love the concept of this film, and did have a few tears every now and then… May not work for very young kids, and not as heartbreakingly emotional as many dog movies I have seen, but beautiful storyline and great dog actors. Not in the same league as Hachi, or Red Dog, but still a very good watch. Wish I could find a copy of FLUKE anywhere…cos even though its an 80s movie…same sort of premise as a Dogs Purpose, …and some parts are genuinely funny but as I had tears rolling down my face for at least an hour…this one may be better for the kids.

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A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

Critic Reviews

“Adorable. A Dog's Purpose essentially gives you five dog movies in one…Director Lasse Hallstrom proved his dog-movie credentials with the modern classic Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009) and here pulls on every heart-string without ever going off key.”
 – 3AW

“Yes, it's filled with schmaltzy moments and lines, but the canine stars are adorable, and dog lovers will enjoy this nice, gentle and slightly weird take on loving and losing a pet.”
 – New Zealand Herald

“Purpose … plays like a family film from another era, its gentle sensibilities a million miles removed from the winky pop culture references and meta layers of most modern all-ages entertainment.”
 – Entertainment We­ekly

Release date NZ
August 9th, 2017
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
  • Standard Edition
Length (Minutes)
Number of Discs
  • Drama
  • Family
Box Dimensions (mm)
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
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