Firehouse Dog parents guide

Firehouse Dog

Overall B+

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.

Release date April 3, 2007

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

Why is Firehouse Dog rated PG? The MPAA rated Firehouse Dog PG for sequences of action peril, some mild crude humor and language.

Run Time: 111 minutes

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Firehouse Dog
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Firehouse Dog rated PG? Firehouse Dog is rated PG by the MPAA for sequences of action peril, some mild crude humor and language.

After a firefighting accident claims the life of his uncle, Shane Fahey is troubled by nightmares. He also lies on occasion, skips school and steals his confiscated electronic game out of his father’s locker. At the station, tensions rise among the firefighters when city officials threaten to close them down. In the course of the movie, an animal falls from a plane, jumps several stories from a burning building and runs into a fire-engulfed hall to rescue an unconscious boy. An arsonist is shown making explosives to start fires. Later he is punched in face by an angry firefighter. After arriving at the station, Dewey (the dog) climbs on the dinner table and defecates in the stew. The script includes brief profanities, some crude jokes and doggie flatulence.

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Firehouse Dog
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba G Not recommended for young children.
Ontario G Not recommended for Young Children
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Firehouse Dog is directed by and stars Josh Hutcherson, Bruce Greenwood.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Firehouse Dog movie is July 31, 2007. Here are some details…

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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