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Hotel For Dogs

When Andi (Emma Roberts) and Bruce (Jake T. Austin) aren't allowed to keep a stray dog they've found, the siblings decide to put the pooch in an abandoned hotel. With the help of some of their friends, the kids are soon extending their hospitality to even more homeless canines -- but how can they keep such a big secret from being hounded out? Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 31 Dec 1969
Video Release: 28 Apr 2009
MPAA Rating: PG
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After losing their parents, another set of equally ingenious siblings are determined to remain together as they are moved from one foster family to another in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. Emma Roberts portrays a young super sleuth who uses her talent to solve mysteries in Nancy Drew. Jake Austin lends his voice to an aspiring baseball player in Everyone’s Hero.

Home Video Extra Features

Check into the Hotel for Dogs when it releases to DVD and Blu-ray on April 28, 2009. Both presentations offer the following bonus materials: deleted scenes, featurettes (A Home For Everyone: The Making Of Hotel For Dogs, That’s The Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Seen!, K-9 Casting, Bark On Cue! and The Pedigree® Adoption Drive), an audio commentary (by Thor Freudenthal, Ewan "Jack" Leslie, Emma Roberts and Jake T. Austin) and Text/Photo Galleries.

Hotel For Dogs on DVD comes in either full frame or wide screen and offers audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English) and subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

Hotel For Dogs on Blu-ray comes in widescreen with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.0 (English, French and Spanish), Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish) and Dolby True HD 5.1 (English, French and Spanish). Subtitles are offered in English, French and Portuguese.

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