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Still shot from the movie: Firehouse Dog.

Firehouse Dog

It is anything but "a dog's life" for a pampered pup that earns his keep doing stunts in movies. But then the celebrity accidentally gets lost. When he is found by a stray kid (Josh Hutcherson) and his single dad (Bruce Greenwood), the Hollywood hound's career takes a new direction --as the mascot for the local fire station. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 111
Theater Release: 03 Apr 2007
Video Release: 31 Jul 2007
MPAA Rating: PG
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Home Video Extra Features

Firehouse Dog finds his way onto DVD, along with a few bonus bones, such as alternate and deleted scenes, the theatrical trailer, as well as a Dogster Montage and Rex’s Poster Gallery. Other tasty tidbits include behind the scenes glimpses (Loft Fire: Storyboard to Screen and FMC Special Casting Rexx), and the featurettes Dog Treats and True Hollywoof Story. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English) and Dolby Digital Surround (French and Spanish), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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