Marley & Me (2008, USA) C-120m. SCOPE ** D: David Frankel. Starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner, Alan Arkin, Nathan Gamble, Haley Bennett. Comedy drama based on a true story about young journalist couple Wilson and Aniston, who buy a labrador puppy that develops into a rowdy giant of a dog. Film follows about ten years of their lives (the life span of the dog), as they make important decisions in life regarding job and family. Some funny scenes, some drama, true-to-life, but in the end you'll wonder what was special about this story. It could have been anyone's. What's more, there are many better dog movies around (although, admittedly, also worse ones).

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