Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family

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A mischievous dog befriends a lonely young girl in a new town and helps her make new friends.


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Director Wayne Wang wanted to use Picardy Shepherds because he thought they looked similar to the depiction of Winn-Dixie on the book cover and would appear familiar to its readers. Dogs were brought from France when none were available in the U.S. (08:55 in ... ...


Opal: Safe!
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 "mouse" Winn Dixie catches during the church service is a rat.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Comedy | Drama | Family


Release Date:

18 February 2005



Country of Origin


Box Office


$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,218,723 (USA) (20 February 2005)


$32,645,546 (USA) (19 June 2005)

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