Firehouse Dog
Firehouse Dog (2007)

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 31, 2007
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Critic Score
38%
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User Score
62%



Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Firehouse Dog's cute premise is ruined with endless fart and poop jokes, and an overlong run time.

Anna Smith
Time Out

It may not set the box office on fire, but this canine caper is more agreeable than your average underdog tale.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

To me it doesn't mesh well.

Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

Firehouse Dog is a run of the mill kids film. Adults will be fairly bored by it, and how many kids like it depends on how much they like goofy animal tricks.

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Jonathan F. Richards
Film.com

Rin Tin Tin would never have okayed a script like this.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

It's harmless enough for young kids, but director Todd Holland seems to have little interest in making anything but a generic, instantly forgettable family-friendly feature.

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Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

A quietly moving story about a single Father and his Son. This decent film gets better as you watch it.

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Erin Clements
Time Out New York

We're forced to endure plenty of scatological gags and treacly exchanges between Shane and his distant dad as the film imparts an obvious message about the frivolity of stardom.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Firehouse Dog is credited to three writers, but not one of them seems to have a solitary spark of an idea.

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Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media

Equal parts dog adventure and father-son tale.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Jason Owens
I remember this being a pretty good movie, but what I remember most about it is since I saw it, I call burps "mouth farts." LOL! Major brownie points… More
Andrew Fillmore
I saw part of it, and it actually was not that bad.
Roy Gutteridge
It may not set the box office on fire, but this canine caper is more agreeable than your average underdog tale.
William Goss
Points for not using "Who Let The Dogs Out?"
Jose Zamudio
It was a good movie, totally for kids but to be honest I enjoy it very much. The story about an actor dog who get lost and found by sa kid son of a fireman. I… More
Anthony Valletta
Met expectations.

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