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: September 1, 2006
DVD 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.

Kathy Cano Murillo
Arizona Republic

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

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.

Simon Weaving

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.

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

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: 63% Flixster User Reviews
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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