My Dog Skip

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Never Received My Order

by Diane Wetzel on 7/10/2009

I have never received this DVD.(My Dog Skip) It was for my friend. I did receive a DVD that isn't mine called Making Music Hi-5, a kid's dvd I presume. It was sold to Debra Kopecky at 510 Tiger Street in Harrisburg, SD 57032-2058. I'm sure she is missing her DVD if it's for her children. Would like to get this resolved.

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Who says best friends have to be human Not Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz), who receives a talented terrier named Skip for his birthday. With Skip's remarkable and unconventional help, Willie and Skip turn bullies into friends, tangle with hapless moonshiners, and even win the affections of the prettiest girl in school. Shining with warmth and humor, My Dog Skip unleashes a story that will have the entire family sitting up and begging for more!Running Time: 95 min.Format: DVD MOVIE


Studio Warner
SKU 202546853
UPC 012569765832
UPC 14 00012569765832
Format DVD
Release Date 5/28/2013
Rating Rating
Family (General)
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Editors Note
Note A heartwarming coming-of-age tale set in 1940s Yazoo, Mississippi. Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz) is an introverted eight-year-old whose best friend is Dink Jenkins (Luke Wilson), a high school football star. Willie's mother convinces his stern father to buy Willie a puppy for his ninth birthday, in light of the fact that Dink has left Yazoo to fight in the war. Immediately, Willie's world brightens. When he stumbles upon a team of evil bootleggers and welcomes home a despondent Dink, he must learn a very valuable lesson about life. Based on Morris' memoir, MY DOG SKIP should have even the most hardened viewer reaching for the tissues.
Plot Summary
Summary Willie Morris (Muniz) is an eight-year-old citizen of World War II-era Yazoo, Missippippi. A little on the shy side, he is continually the brunt of the jokes of his more extroverted, athletic classmates, most notably boisterous Big Boy Wilkinson and his two equally devious henchmen. Willie's only true friend is high school football star Dink Jenkins (Wilson), his encouraging next door neighbor who also happens to be heading off to war. When Willie's mother Ellen (Lane) proposes to his father, Jack (Bacon) the idea of giving the boy a puppy for his ninth birthday, protective war veteran Jack protests, reason being that his withdrawn son isn't ready for the responsibility and emotional investment which comes with the territory. Jack finally gives in, though, giving Willie not only a new best friend, a Jack Russell terrier named Skip, but also the acceptance of other children, including the prettiest girl in school, Rivers Applewhite. Everything is perfect for a while, but, Willie's innocent existence in Yazoo is rattled when he and Skip discover that some mean bootleggers are hiding their product in the town cemetery and his idol Dink returns from war-torn Europe with some demons to confront.
Variety "...Superior family entertainment..." p.109-13
Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Undeniably affecting....[The terrier] is irresistible..." 02/??/2000 p.33
Entertainment Weekly "...[Muniz] teaches it new tricks....Kudos also to Bacon..." -- Rating:B| 07/28/2000 p.161
Sight and Sound "...MY DOG SKIP is a glowing slice of nostalgia..." 09/01/2000 p.45
New York Times "...A relaxed, modest evocation of the mythology of small-town mid-20th century American childhood....[Bacon] delivers a beautifully understated performance, as does Diane Lane..." 01/12/2000 p.E1
Chicago Sun-Times "...The sweet thing about MY DOG SKIP is the way it understands the friendship between a kid and a dog..." 03/30/2000 p.25
Jay Russell
Diane Lane
Frankie Muniz
Kevin Bacon
Cast & Crew
Luke Wilson - Star
Diane Lane - Star
Daylan Honeycutt - Star
Moose - Star
Frankie Muniz - Star
Bradley Coryell - Star
Clint Howard - Star
Kevin Bacon - Star
Enzo the Dog - Star
Peter Crombie - Star
Caitlin Wachs - Star
Bill Butler - Star
Cody Linley - Star
Edi Giguere - Costume Designer
Harvey Rosenstock - Editor
Harry Connick Jr. - Narrator
James L. Carter - Director of Photography
John Lee Hancock - Producer
Gary Winter - Editor
Willie Morris - Source Writer
William Ross - Composer
Gail Gilchriest - Screenwriter
Broderick Johnson - Producer
Mark Johnson - Producer
Andrew A. Kosove - Producer
David Bomba - Production Designer
Jay Russell - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1999
Catalog ID 76583
UPC 00012569765832
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 95 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
DVD, Widescreen, Pan and Scan (TV Format), Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, English, French, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Muniz,Frankie
Label Warner Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD

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