Successful business partners and best friends, Dan and Charlie (Robin Williams and John Travolta), find the strength of their relationship tested when they are forced to care for a set of seven-year-old twins (Ella Bleu Travolta and Connor Rayburn). Ready or not, these Old Dogs are about to be taught a few new tricks from these young pups.
Why Is Old Dogs Rated PG?
Old Dogs is rated PG for some mild rude humor.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Old Dogs...
Kids take a lot of abuse in this film, like in a scene where a child is hit in the head by a soccer ball. A man, upset by his divorce, gets drunk, tattooed and married to a stranger. Several scenes depict drunken behavior and the unintentional misuse of prescription pills. A dog pees in an office setting. A character is accused of wetting himself. A man is sprayed in the groin in a tanning salon. Other characters are hit in the groin with golf balls. A woman has her hands smashed and broken in a car door. A woman is sent to jail for civil disobedience. A man eats dog food. Jokes include scatological humor, homosexual comments and sports violence that result in a bloody lip. A character is electrocuted in water. Characters throw rocks at animals after intruding on their turf and animals attack men. Brief terms of Deity and name-calling are used.
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Director Walt Becker and John Travolta also worked together on the film Wild Hogs. Other movies about people with no experience with children being forced into the role of caregiver include Raising Helen, The Pacifier and The Game Plan.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Release Date: 9 March 2010
Old Dogs on DVD and Blu-ray features:
- Deleted Scenes
- Audio Commentary By Director Walt Becker, Producer Andrew Panay And Writers David Diamond And David Weissman
Old Dogs on Blu-ray also includes:
- Music Video: Every Little Step performed by John Travolta and Ella Bleu Travolta
Old Dogs Combo Pack (DVD and Blu-ray) offers all of the above, plus:
- Featurette: Young Dogs Learn Old Tricks
- Music Video: You’ve Been A Friend To Me by Bryan Adams