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A dog's purpose / Amblin Entertainment and Reliance Entertainment present ; in association with Walden Media ; directed by Lasse Hallström ; screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon and Audrey Wells and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky ; produced by Gavin Polone ; a Pariah production ; a film by Lasse Hallström.

Hallström, Lasse, (film director.). Cameron, W. Bruce, (screenwriter.). Michon, Cathryn, (screenwriter.). Wells, Audrey, 1960-2018 (screenwriter.). Forbes, Maya, (screenwriter.). Wolodarsky, Wallace, (screenwriter.). Polone, Gavin, (film producer.). Robertson, Brittany, (actor.). Apa, K. J. (Keneti James), 1997- (actor.). Ortiz, John, (actor.). Quaid, Dennis, (actor.). Gad, Josh, 1981- (actor.). Cameron, W. Bruce. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Dog's purpose. (Added Author). Amblin Entertainment (Firm), (presenter.). Reliance Entertainment, (presenter.). Walden Media, (presenter.). Pariah Film (Firm), (production company.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad. (Cast).


It shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title screen.
Based on the novel by W. Bruce Cameron.
Wide screen (2.40:1)
Bonus materials: Deleted scenes; Outtakes; Lights, Camera, Woof!; A writer's purpose.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Terry Stacey; music, Rachel Portman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG; for thematic elements and some peril.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; described video; Dolby digital 5.1 (English, French Canadian, Spanish); DVS Dolby digital 2.0 (English).
Language Note:
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject: Dogs > Drama.
Dogs > Behavior > Drama.
Human-animal relationships > Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

  • 52 of 56 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff Municipal Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff - Main Library.


  • 0 current holds with 56 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Poplar Bluff - Main Library VIDEO J DOGS (Text) 38420101799688 JUVENILE VIDEO Checked out 06/21/2023

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