A DOG'S PURPOSE

A DOG'S PURPOSE is a US comedy drama in which dog, over the course of several lifetimes and owners, seeks to discover the purpose of its existence.
BBFC reference: 
AZF345329
Certification: 
Classification date: 
Thursday, 11 May 2017
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Main language: 
Distributers: 
Entertainment One UK Ltd,Entertainment One UK
Release date: 
Friday, 5 May 2017
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Type: 
Directors: 
Lasse Hallström
Cast: 
Britt Robertson,Josh Gad (voice),Dennis Quaid,Peggy Lipton,K.J. Apa,Logan Miller,Pooch Hall
Consumer advice: 
mild threat, emotional scenes
BBFC insight: 

<p>A DOG'S PURPOSE is a US comedy drama in which a dog, over the course of several lifetimes and owners, seeks to discover the purpose of its existence.</p><dl><dt>Threat</dt><dd><p>Scenes of mild threat include characters being trapped in a burning house and a young kidnap victim being thrown into a fast-flowing river. None of these characters come to any permanent harm.</p></dd><dt>Theme</dt><dd><p>There are emotional scenes as some of the dogs that feature in the film pass away. That said, the film has a happy and uplifting ending.</p></dd></dl><p>Other issues include a scene of mild violence, brief bloody detail, very mild innuendo and very mild bad language.</p>

Cut version exists: 
This release was cut: 
BBFC insight date: 
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Year: 
2017
Release formats: 
Approximate running minutes: 
98
Cinema dates: 
Friday, 5 May 2017
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