A Dog's Purpose

Release date: January 27, 2017

A devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) goes on a quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several reincarnations and the many owners to whom he belonged. Along the way, he ponders such existential questions as "Why does food taste better in the trash?" and "What is the meaning of life?"

Going through several names throughout his time, including Toby, Bailey and Buddy, he arrives at the answers to some of his questions via his interactions with the humans he loves, and the lessons about love that he teaches them.

Based on the bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron.

Additional details

Genre: Family

Runtime: 120 min

Director: Lasse Hallström

Studio: Universal Pictures

Producer: Gavin Polone

Screenplay: Cathryn Michon

Cast: Dennis Quaid,Britt Robertson,KJ Apa,John Ortiz,Juliet Rylance,Luke Kirby,Peggy Lipton,Pooch Hall,Josh Gad

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