Lassie (1994)

This family adventure sets the classic tale of a boy and his dog on a sheep ranch in the 1990's. The tale begins when Steve Turner, a contractor from Baltimore, decides to move the family to his deceased wife's family home in the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 12, 2002
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steven Gaydos

What makes "Lassie" work is the craftsmanship and thoughtfulness that director Petrie and his creative team bring to the task.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's somehow reassuring, these days, to see a movie where there's no problem Lassie can't solve.

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Empire Magazine

It's Lassie, innit? Gold.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

Writer-director Charles Sturridge doesn't mess with the Lassie formula%u2014he provides plenty of dog-porn shots of the collie bounding through scenery in slow motion%u2014but the overqualified cast puts the film over the top.

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Kevin McManus
Washington Post

For better or worse, "Lassie" is as safe and square as the TV show of yesteryear.

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Clint Morris
Film Threat

One of the finest incarnations of the series.....a warm and fuzzy experience

Janet Maslin
New York Times

A stubbornly sweet, picturesque children's film ...

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Richard Leiby
Washington Post

The story may be predictable, ham-fisted and saccharine, but that's why kids (and softhearted parents) will like it.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

In all, pretty good family fare.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
I don't know why I watched this movie, I can't stand dog movies.
Tim Salmons
Conner Rainwater
A childhood classic and the best possible interpretation of Lassie the world has ever seen. It's a great coming of age story with the extremely talented… More
Wahida K
Lassie! Who doesnt know Lassie.
erika bruhns
good dog film.
Jason Owens
I used to watch the old Lassie show all the time when I was a kid, so I couldn't wait to see this movie. Lassie befriends a family that just moved to… More