Turner and Hooch
Turner and Hooch (1989)

While investigating a murder case, neat freak detective Turner reluctantly finds himself responsible for taking care of the only witness -- Hooch, the victim's lumbering, slobbering mess of a dog. This comedy follows the mismatched… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 2, 2002
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52%



Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

The rather mechanical style of director Roger Spottiwoode (who took over the film after original director Henry Winkler departed) fails to enliven the stereotypical criminal proceedings.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

If there's a new hair in this dogeared dramedy, it would take a bloodhound to sniff it out.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

I laughed heartily with the film, but I almost went cross-eyed trying to consider what the hell this script actually contained before Disney, five screenwriters, and two directors tore it apart.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

From the moment when Hooch first appears to the strains of Strauss' 'Also sprach Zarathustra', the gags can be smelt a mile off, and the thriller elements are as hackneyed as an episode of Murder She Wrote.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Hanks, who can even grace a film such as "The 'Burbs," is always a movie's best friend.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

So-so little comedy that's better than you'd think.

Caryn James
New York Times

The one level on which this mild children's comedy works is as an extended gross joke for 8-year-olds.

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Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

Dog-buddy comedy has lots of slobber and some violence.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Cute dog 'n' guy comedy

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Another one cop and his dog story. Better than K-9 but not exactly the dogs bollocks!
Cassie Hill
Tom Hanks is hillarious in this movie!!!!!!!
Jani H
"This is not your room." I remember some of these caninecop movies from the 80's. This one was probably the best of the bunch. The film also… More
danny d
why did they have to kill the dog, they should have killed hanks instead
Candy Rose
Funny movie about a cop and his side kick dog called Hooch, whom he needs to help him identify a murderer.
Film Crazy
i loved it i thought it was funny and sweet and tom hanks is gawjus and soo is that dog

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