Firehouse Dog Synopsis
A lost canine star wanders into a rundown firehouse and becomes the company's mascot.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A touching, family-friendly entertainment
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
A surprisingly heartfelt father/son relationship, handled with restraint by director Todd Holland.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
An entertaining family comedy full of both tricks and trickery.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
No best in show but a decent family comedy.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
If Firehouse Dog was on cable, where it belongs, it would make a passable diversion from homework or chores. But a kid would have to be...
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Entertainment Weekly

The terrier Rexxx might be the least appealing mutt ever to slobber on screen.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
And that dog -- or, rather, that digitally enhanced replicant -- is just plain creepy.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
No cliché is unturned, no "dog duty" pun avoided (get it -- dog doody), no creepy gay-panic subtext unplumbed in this family comedy.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
There's too little dog and too much fire house in Firehouse Dog, a mild kid comedy that turns into a flaming arson mystery with some scenes...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Perhaps worst of all, the movie is painfully long.
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Great for kids!

By mestorms
Both our children, ages 4 and 6 enjoyed this film. Lots of laughs and nothing scary, perfect!...


The movie was cute, funny & loved it...

Greate Family Flick

By talk2me_goose
This movie was fantastic - good for the entire family. I took both my daughters and my nephews - they all loved it. I think I probably enjoyed it the most....

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By bowmanfarm
went to see this movie with my 7 year old daughter Darcy. This movie kept her attention and is a good family movie. The dog was the main character and that's what my daughter likes, animal movies...

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By mamak_a
Excellent Movie. My kids loved this movie. The critic reviews do not tell the real story. This is a must see for families....

By cristal o

Family Movie

By lindasalulu
My whole family loved this one. The dog looks like the one on Winn Dixie. Dog did a great job. If you like family movies with humour you will love this one....

Cute Movie

By avj97
Cute movie, great for the kids. No cringing from inappropriate humor. Lots of laughs....

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By rojayfk
I went to see the movie with my 8 year old daughter Zoe and we both really enjoyed the movie. It made us laugh and even made us cry....

Firehouse Dog

By JanaJ
Great movie!! Was somewhat predictable, but a great kid movie with no language & just a fun time! Kids loved it!...

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Rated PG | For sequences of action peril, some mild crude humor and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Equal parts dog adventure and father-son tale.
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