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My Dog Skip

Based on the real-life memoirs of a former editor of Harpers, Willie Morris (played by Frankie Muniz) is a lonely child whose small size and liking for books seems to attract school bullies. But life changes forever after he receives a birthday present with a wagging tail. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 95
Theater Release: 02 Mar 2000
Video Release: 04 Jan 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
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My Dog Skip is rated PG:

Director: Jay Russell
Cast: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane
Studio: 1999 Warner Brothers
Website: Official site for My Dog Skip.

Detailed Review

For Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz), an only child growing up in 1942 Mississippi, liking books more than football and being too small to intimidate school bullies leads to loneliness.

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