PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen.
Screenwriter John Hughes is credited as "Edmond Dantes". The pseudonym is an homage to a character in "The Count of Monte Cristo". This film is one of only a few written by Hughes that takes place outside of Illinois.
My dad had to take my dog to the vet to be put down. I hated him for it. Now I'm doing it myself. I know you don't believe me but I don't want to do this.
When George goes out to get the newspaper, the shadow of the house is only half-way across the lawn. But when he comes back seconds later, the shadow is all the way out on the sidewalk.
As the end credits finish, a short scene plays of Beethoven standing on a rock, silhouetted against a sunset. He barks as the credits end.
$7,587,565 5 April 1992
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