Firehouse Dog

Firehouse Dog

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Firehouse Dog

Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and reluctantly adopted by a young boy (Josh Hutcherson) in this family comedy. The boy's father, fire chief of a rundown station, agrees to the adoption only if his defiant son takes care of the mutt. Little do they realize Rexxx will not only bring them closer but also bring some much-needed faith back to the fire station.

2007Rating: PG111 minsUSA, Canada
ActionComedyKids & Family
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Variety

Variety

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Leaving no heartstrings untugged and no doggie-fart jokes uncracked, scruffy pic reps a very mixed breed of obvious humor, gently moving father-son drama and sub-"Backdraft" trial by fire...

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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This larger-than-life cartoon of a trained dog has more character than the two-legged co-stars...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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Though it never completely catches fire, there's enough earnestness and warmth that makes it a welcome alternative in a family film arena dominated by computer animation and associated toy lines...

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

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A surprisingly heartfelt father/son relationship...

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BBC

BBC

press

Entourage meets Ladder 49 in Firehouse Dog, a silly but entertaining mix of show business satire and blue-collar heroics that will captivate any pooch-loving kid who's ever dreamed of being a fireman. A pretty thin demographic that, which probably explains the film's modest returns Stateside. Still, the energetic combo of four-legged comedy and two-legged derring-do makes for an engaging half-breed, that gives rising teen star Josh Hutcherson, recently seen in Bridge To Terabithia, another opportunity to show his sensitive side...

3.0
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Variety

Variety

press

Leaving no heartstrings untugged and no doggie-fart jokes uncracked, scruffy pic reps a very mixed breed of obvious humor, gently moving father-son drama and sub-"Backdraft" trial by fire...

0
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

press

This larger-than-life cartoon of a trained dog has more character than the two-legged co-stars...

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Though it never completely catches fire, there's enough earnestness and warmth that makes it a welcome alternative in a family film arena dominated by computer animation and associated toy lines...

0
Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

press

A surprisingly heartfelt father/son relationship...

0
BBC

BBC

press

Entourage meets Ladder 49 in Firehouse Dog, a silly but entertaining mix of show business satire and blue-collar heroics that will captivate any pooch-loving kid who's ever dreamed of being a fireman. A pretty thin demographic that, which probably explains the film's modest returns Stateside. Still, the energetic combo of four-legged comedy and two-legged derring-do makes for an engaging half-breed, that gives rising teen star Josh Hutcherson, recently seen in Bridge To Terabithia, another opportunity to show his sensitive side...

3.0
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