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Daniel and the Superdogs

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Grieving boy finds purpose in dog training.

Movie NR 2005 102 minutes
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DANIEL AND THE SUPERDOGS would be a decent boy-and-his-dog movie if it was more focused. Unfortunately, the slow-pacing and too many side stories drag down the central story to the point where all the trick dogs in the world can't rescue it. This 102-minute movie could have easily been half that length.

While dog lovers will most certainly enjoy the scenes of the dogs jumping through hoops and racing at top speed, a scene with a dead dog covered in blood will be disturbing to younger and more squeamish viewers. Besides this, the movie tries to do too much, and it belabors its points to the degree where it's difficult to maintain interest from beginning to end.

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