Cinema: Dog Days


Directed by Roger Spottiswoode

Screenplay by Dennis Shryack, Michael Blodgett, Daniel Petrie Jr., Jim Cash and Jack Epps Jr.

Scott Turner (Tom Hanks) is a tidy bundle of compulsions, the kind of man who gets off on an improved filing system and looks forward to flossing his teeth. Hooch (a mastiff named Beasley) is a messy bundle of sinew and instinct, the kind of dog who lives to wreck your living room and looks forward to sinking his teeth into the necks of people he doesn't like. Also, he drools a lot.

This is obviously not Lassie Come...

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