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Bark Ranger

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Slapstick dog adventure with some potty humor is silly fun.

Movie PG 2015 90 minutes
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Bark Ranger is better than it should be, because it actually has some funny moments. Rather than simply being over-the-top, exaggerated simpletons, the two villains (Marty Adams and Jason Blicker) perform with some genuine gusto and even clowning expertise. Plus, the likable kids who depend on their wits, courage, and the wisecracking dog (voiced by Jon Lovitz) are a step above the usual unpolished performers in this genre. Though entirely predictable and derivative, for kids who understand real vs. pretend danger and who think farting, having a gurgling stomach, eating dog food, and pooping in one's pants are hilarious, this is the real deal.

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