Wiener-Dog

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Peculiar, intriguing deadpan comedy has some dark material.

R 2016 90 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

Appalling - Cruel, Mean and Rotten

If you love animals - or if you rescue them, as I do - DO NOT see this movie. It is nothing but the journey of a cruelly mistreated dog at the hands of selfish, rotten and broken people. Whoever finds this movie to be a comedy has some serious issues. Even in the preview we are treated to a man jerking the collar of the little dog while screaming "Heel, Motherf*cker!, Heel!"...then, later in the movie (Spoiler!) as the poor dog is tossed between homes of despicable people while getting named "Cancer" and then getting run over multiple times in the road while the Director lingers on its lifeless body for impact before the dead dog is scraped up to be made in to an art piece at a gallery. Hilarious! What is wrong with people?! Take this movie and replace the dog with a 3 year old human toddler and tell me it would be acceptable. If this is what the "high-minded", "educated" set calls "art" the world is doomed.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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