Lassie Synopsis
After the Carracloughs are forced to sell her, a collie journeys 500 miles to reunite with them.
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Christian Science Monitor

When class conflict stirs the viewer's attention as much as a canine hero's homecoming, it's clear that this isn't the usual (read:...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

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About as good as a Lassie movie can be.
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90

Chicago Reader

By Jonathan Rosenbaum
It's a welcome throwback to the carefully crafted family films of the studio era. The scenery is lovely, and the cast is entirely worthy of...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
A heartwarming and moving adventure that does excellent justice to the classic character.
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Lassie is a dog movie even non-dog lovers will lap up.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The new Lassie is faithful to Knight's story, capturing its sweep, Dickensian social contrasts and high emotion. All that is enhanced by a...
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83

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
This latest remake goes back to the spirit and letter of Eric Knight's 1940 novel.
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80

Wall Street Journal

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Mason and Odgers are charming young performers with cheeks that shade of pink generally found only in picture books or among English school...
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75

TV Guide

By Angel Cohn
The young actors are charming, O'Toole commands every scene he's in, the scenery is lush, and the animals are gorgeous.
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
With a respectfully committed cast, gorgeous scenery and two sad-eyed leads that will break your heart (the kid and the dog are equally...
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Rated PG | For some mild violent content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Schmaltzy return for classic cinema canine.
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