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Based on the beloved international bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, “A Dog’s Purpose” is now available to rent or stream at home.

Unlike many Hollywood movies, this one has the author of the novel, W. Bruce Cameron, (along with his wife Cathryn Michon) among the screenwriters. Directed by Oscar nominee Lass Hallstrom (A Dog’s Life) the movie is produced by Gavin Polone (Zombieland).

The all-star cast includes Dennis Quaid (The Right Stuff), Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland), John Ortiz (Silver Linings Playbook), and Peggy Lipton (Crash). Josh Gad (Frozen) narrates the movie from the point of view of a dog who tells the story of how he continues to reincarnate, coming back each time as a dog, always remembering his past dog lives and his people, and always wondering, what is my purpose?

But perhaps the most amazing stars of A Dog’s Purpose are the dogs themselves.


Directed by Lasse Hallström

Produced by Gavin Polone

Screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron, Cathryn Michon, Audrey Wells, Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky

Based on A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

Starring Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Dennis Quaid, and Josh Gad

Music by Rachel Portman

Cinematography Terry Stacey

Edited by Robert Leighton

Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Reliance Entertainment, Walden Media, and Pariah Entertainment Group

Distributed by Universal Pictures (Worldwide) and Mister Smith Entertainment (EMEA)

Release date January 27, 2017

Running time 100 minutes

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