PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
A shy boy grows up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog, Skip.
Six Jack Russell terriers, including Moose and his son Enzo, played Skip.
Canine 4-F! I can't believe it! He obeys orders really well, I know.
Willie Morris: And he can do all those tricks. I don't know what got into him.
Rivers Applewhite: Maybe he just got scared.
Willie Morris: You're saying my dog's a chicken?
Rivers Applewhite: No, I'm not saying your dog's chicken. I'm just saying ...
Dink says that Willie's father got a purple heart in the Spanish Civil War, but there were no U.S. military in that war - only volunteers - so no military awards of any kind were made.
$56,941 (USA) (16 January 2000)
$34,099,640 (USA) (4 July 2000)