Lassie (Movie - 2006) Not many animals are more emotive than collies: those anxious eyes, the long face, that occasional humanoid smile. This is why Lassie is a legend.… Lassie (Movie - 2006) Not many animals are more emotive than collies: those anxious eyes, the long face, that occasional humanoid smile. This is why Lassie is a legend.… 2006-09-01 PG PT100M Action/Adventure Kids and Family Samantha Morton Peter O'Toole Robert Carr Peter Dinklage Roadside Attractions
Movie Review

Lassie (2006)

MPAA Rating: PG
Lassie (Movie - 2006) | BEST OF BREED Lassie comes home to Joe (Mason), and her movie's no dog
BEST OF BREED Lassie comes home to Joe (Mason), and her movie's no dog
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Sep 01, 2006; Rated: PG; Length: 100 Minutes; Genres: Action/Adventure, Kids and Family; With: Samantha Morton and Peter O'Toole; Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Not many animals are more emotive than collies: those anxious eyes, the long face, that occasional humanoid smile. This is why Lassie is a legend. And Lassie, a franchise reboot more successful (to my eye) than Batman Begins, is about as good as a Lassie movie can be. Taking after the original 1940 novel, the film's set in pre-WWII Britain, and Lassie, sold because times are tough, must travel a picaresque 500 miles to return home to little Joe (Jonathan Mason). Maybe I'm a sucker for dogs, but my eyes welled up. Twice. Woof!

Originally posted Aug 30, 2006 Published in issue #895-896 Sep 08, 2006 Order article reprints
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