A Dog's Purpose (2017)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Animal Picture, Inspirational Drama, Psychological Drama  |   Release Date - Jan 27, 2017 (USA)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Lasse Hallström (The Hundred-Foot Journey) directed this adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron, which follows a dog (voiced by Josh Gad) as he is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners. Over the course of multiple lifetimes, the canine's existence intersects with that of a young boy who rescued him in 1962. Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, and Juliet Rylance star.

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adaptation [animals], affection, animal, born-again, destiny, dog, love, reincarnation