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Red Dog (2011)

Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.

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Rosa
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Loene Carmen ...
Maureen
Paul Blackwell ...
Mr. Cribbage
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Storyline

In the tradition of Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), this is the story of a legendary, lovable red dog who roamed the outback looking for his original master, finding his way into the hearts of everyone he meets, bringing people and communities together, some who find love, and others who find themselves. Based on true events. Written by trivwhiz

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Home is where the heart is. See more »


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Rated PG for thematic elements, some language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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4 August 2011 (Australia)  »

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AUD 8,500,000 (estimated)
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There have been at least three major books written about Red Dog, the third of those, by British author Louis de Bernières, was the primary basis for this film. See more »

Goofs

Peto sings along to Rose Tattoo's song 'We Can't Be Beaten' which was not released until 1983. See more »

Quotes

John Grant: [to his bus passengers] Did you see that?
Vanno: Red Dog...
John Grant: Well, he almost got run over.
Peeto: Nah. He was hitchhiking, mate.
Vanno: Once you picked him up, he remembers, and thinks it's his right to demand a ride anytime.
Peeto: Pushy bloke. No doubt about it.
John Grant: He only does that to people he knows?
Jocko: Of course not. Just the ones he likes.
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Red Dog was made in consultation with the Ngarluma People of Roebourne See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.204 (2012) See more »

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Run You Down
by Frankie Mann and Joe Ramirez and His Jumping Jacks
Composed by Edward 'Buzz' Purcell (as Purcell)
Published by Whippoorwill Music
Licensed courtesy of Gyro Records
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this movie is amazing
12 May 2011 | by See all my reviews

i was lucky enough to see this last year in Melbourne for a exclusive viewing, then i got to comment on what i thought of it. This movie is amazing. it is now my favorite movie. Now i know that people will be like... whatever. but i joined this website and took the time to let as many people as i can know that this movie is by far the greatest Australian movie ever. It makes so laugh and cry. It makes you fall absolutely in love with red dog and really appreciate the companionship of animals. I have nothing bad to say about this movie. I really suggest everyone goes to see this in the cinema. I have already planned to see it another two times. 10/10


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