A Dogs Purpose 2017 is an American comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallstrom and written by W. Bruce Cameron, Cathryn Mich on, Audrey Wells, Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky, based on the 2010 novel of the same name by Cameron. The film stars Britt Robertson, K J Apa, Juliet Ry lance, John Ortiz, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Peggy Lipton, Dennis Qua id and Josh Gad. Bailey is a Golden Retriever whose life is shown from his birth to his death and to his reincarnation through four different dog breeds.
Each time he is reincarnated, it tells his story from life to death, except in the latest life, where he meets his original owner again.Reincarnated in the mid-1980s as a Pembroke Welsh Corgi named Tino, he forms a bond with Maya, a college student in Atlanta whom he helps to find true love. Maya marries and has a beautiful family who all love the Corgi. As he is dying in the mid-1990s, Tino thanks Maya for giving him one of his best lives. Tino then dies and is again reincarnated to Saint Bernard named Buddy, only to be taken in by an abusive and neglectful trailer trash couple sometime in the 2000s.
In December 2015, the film switched from a Dream Works Pictures release to under the Amblin Entertainment banner as per Amblin Partners’ newly enacted branded strategy. The film was released by Universal Pictures on January 27, 2017.On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 34% based on 85 reviews, and an average rating of 4.8-10. The site’s critical consensus reads, A Dog’s Purpose offers an awkward blend of sugary sentiment and canine suffering that tugs at animal-loving audiences’ heartstrings with shameless abandon. On Meta-critic, which assigns a normalized rating, the film has a score 43 out of 100, based on 29 critics, indicating mixed or average reviews.
|Directed by:-||Lasse Hallström|
|Produced by:-||Gavin Polone|
|Edited by:-||Robert Leighton|
|Running time:-||120 minutes|