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Marley & Me


Dec 25, 2008

Latest Home Video

Mar 31, 2009

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Owen Wilson
Jennifer Aniston


2008 Twentieth Century Fox

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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).

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Why Is Marley & Me Rated PG?

Marley & Me is rated PG for thematic material, some suggestive content and language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Marley & Me...

This movie about a young family who loves their dog presents some emotional situations related to pet ownership that may be troubling for young children. Sexual innuendo is heard (including discussions about having the dog neutered and the subsequent loss of his manhood), along with the occasional use of a crude anatomical term. A couple discusses having children and twice are shown in the beginning stages of sex (they are still clothed). Another scene has them disrobing and swimming in their backyard pool—no explicit nudity is seen. A dog sexually rubs himself against people and objects. Women are seen in bikinis at the beach. A teen-aged girl is stabbed by her boyfriend—the act is not shown on screen but a little blood is briefly seen. Language includes the use of a couple of moderate and mild profanities, a scatological expletive and terms of deity. A couple drinks to celebrate their marriage.

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Another difficult Labrador worms his way into the heart of a family in Old Yeller. The more positive effects of puppy love are explored in My Dog Skip and Here Comes Clifford.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language
MB PG Language May Offend.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Marley & Me...

Release Date: 31 March 2009

Marley & Me releases in one, two or three disc versions. The Single DVD, which is presented in widescreen format, pats you on the head with additional deleted scenes and a gag reel. Audio tracks are available in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English, Spanish and French), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.

If you are a really good boy, the Two-Disc Special Edition DVD (also in widescreen) rewards you with 19 deleted scenes (with commentary by director David Frankel), a gag reel and five featurettes (Finding Marley, Breaking the Golden Rule, On Set with Marley: Dog of All Trades, Animal Adoption and When Not to Pee), along with the Purina Dog Chow Marley & Me Video Contest Finalists and the Purina Dog Chow Video Hall of Fame. This package includes a Digital Copy. Audio tracks are available in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English), Dolby Surround Sound (Spanish and French), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

The Three-Disc Blu-Ray Edition treats you with a Blu-ray and DVD copy of the movie (in widescreen), as well as all the bonus extras found on the 2-disc DVD version, a Dog Training Trivia Track and Dog Training 101 (featuring a BonusView video). This package offers audio tracks recorded in 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio—Lossless (English) and Dolby Surround Sound 5.1 (Spanish, French and Portuguese), and subtitles in Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean.


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