Picture from Marley & Me
Overall B

Whoever said that a dog was man's best friend had obviously never met Marley! Although amazingly cute, the amazingly difficult yellow lab is wreaking havoc on the home and personal life of his owners, John and Jennifer Grogan (Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston).

Violence B-
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C+
Substance Use B

Talk to your kids about…

Marley & Me

What elements of life does this script portray that are not usually seen on movie screens? Do you think films like this, which portray the common and mundane, are still entertaining?

What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of pet ownership? Why do you think animals play such a large part in many cultures, both in the past and present?