Picture from Shiloh
Overall B+

This is the classic story of a boy and his dog--only this time the canine belongs to some one else. Learning about honesty and integrity, a young lad (Blake Heron) struggles to take over the ownership of an abused animal.

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG

Talk to your kids about…


Considering the mistreatment Shiloh was facing, do you think that Marty should have returned him to Judd? Is animal abuse worse than stealing? Do two wrongs make a right?

Judd quotes from the Bible while attempting to justify the harsh treatment of his animals. To explain the practice of spanking, some parents also quote scripture: “Spare the rod, spoil the child.” How does your family feel about that kind of punishment?