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A Dog's Purpose (2017)

PG
100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.
Director
Lasse Hallström (directed by)
Writers
W. Bruce Cameron (screenplay by) (based on the novel by) | Cathryn Michon (screenplay by) | Audrey Wells (screenplay by) | Maya Forbes (screenplay by) | Wallace Wolodarsky (screenplay) (as Wally Wolodarsky)
Producer
Gavin Polone (produced by)
Composer
Rachel Portman (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Robert Leighton (edited by)
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Budget
$ 22,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 18,222,810
Gross (USA)
$ 64,508,620
Gross (World)
$ 204,052,467
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Release date
Jan 27, 2017 (United States)

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7 / 10 | 48,298 votes