Lassie
Lassie (2006)

Set in 1938, a loyal collie travels more than 1,000 miles from northern Scotland to Yorkshire to return to her young friend. The dog, having been sold to a wealthy Duke because the boy's father was out of work, runs away and braves… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 14, 2006
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A beautifully-made retelling of the classic collie tale, one need not be a dog-lover to fall for Lassie.

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Dog and movie lovers, take note: Lassie has come home.

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Kathy Cano Murillo
Arizona Republic

Lassie proves to be top dog in her latest feature film.

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Jane Boursaw
Common Sense Media

Schmaltzy return for classic cinema canine.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

It's a welcome throwback to the carefully crafted family films of the studio era.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

If that doesn't bring a tear to your eye, then you're a robot with cross-wired circuitry.

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Simon Weaving
Screenwize

This story of a boy and his dog comes home to its roots in Yorkshire with a beautifully sensitive and traditional rendering. Using the original 1938 short story as its source, writer & director Charles Sturridge %u2013 best known for his superb work on Br

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I think just one of the best family films of the year.

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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News

...The collie that became a star back in 1943 can still make you cry and cheer in the all-new Lassie.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Writer/director Charles Sturridge adapts the heart-warming story with strict attention to its modest emotional underpinnings of family, devotion, and a beautiful collie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Directors Cat
It's well constructed and all but very much lacking the emotional depth I was expecting and hoping for. This was an unnecessary remake to begin with so it… More
Dannielle Albert
It was a splendid two hours of my life! I got choked up at the sad part and choked up at the joyful part. It was such a well-crafted masterpiece. Probably the… More
Dean McKenna
I love the cute Collie dog and it looks familiar to the original one of adventure Lassie movie. (Disappointed again that DVD has no English substitles.)
William Goss
Old-fashioned and bound to be appreciated more by adults than by kids.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Lassie" takes place in 1939 in Yorkshire, England where following his noticing the collie Lassie during a very wild fox hunt, a… More