PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
To make sure both dogs got on well with AnnaSophia Robb, who played Opal, she was brought in early to get acquainted with the dogs and give them treats. By the time shooting started, they considered her a "safe" area.
Opal: In the beginning, when we moved to Naomi, it was just the preacher and me. Only sometimes - most of the time, really - it seemed like it was me alone. And then, one morning, the preacher sent me to the store for a box of macaroni and cheese, ...
The movie supposedly takes place during the summer somewhere in the deep south, but several characters' breath can be seen during the party scene.
$13,218,723 (USA) (20 February 2005)
$32,645,546 (USA) (19 June 2005)
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