Good Boy!

Good Boy!

Director: John Hoffman Cast: Molly Shannon, Liam Aiken, Kevin Nealon


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For his debut feature, John Hoffman wrote and directed this effects-heavy family film based on the story Dogs from Outer Space by Zeke Richardson. Produced by Jim Henson Productions, Good Boy! presents the idea that dogs are actually an intelligent alien species sent to earth thousands of years ago to spy on humans in preparation for a full-scale invasion and takeover. But when the spies stop reporting back to the home planet, Canid 3942 (voiced by Matthew Broderick) is sent to earth to investigate. Once there, Canid 3942 encounters Owen Baker (Liam Aiken), a young boy who runs a dog-walking service. Owen befriends the space-dog, renaming him Hubble. When it becomes obvious that the dogs of earth have forgotten their mission, Hubble enlists the help of Owen to get them all into shape before The Great Dane arrives to inspect. If they fail, all of earth's dogs will be recalled to their home planet of Sirius. With Kevin Nealon and Molly Shannon as Owen's parents, Good Boy! also features the voice talents of Brittany Murphy, Carl Reiner, Megan Mullally, and Donald Faison.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/02/2004
UPC: 0027616902757
Original Release: 2003
Rating: PG
Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Molly Shannon Mrs. Baker
Liam Aiken Owen Baker
Kevin Nealon Mr. Baker
Brittany Moldowan Connie Fleming
Hunter Elliott Frankie
Mikhael Speidel Fred
Matthew Broderick Canid 3942, AKA Hubble
Delta Burke Barbara Ann
Donald Faison Wilson the Dog
Vanessa Redgrave The Greater Dane
Cheech Marin Greater Dane's Henchmen
Brittany Murphy Nelly
Carl Reiner Shep
Patti Allan Actor
Jo Champa Actor
D. Harlan Cutshall Mr. Fleming
Paul Vogt Bob the Dogcatcher

Technical Credits
John Hoffman Director,Screenwriter
Stephanie Allain Executive Producer
Deborah Aquila Casting
Bill Bannerman Co-producer
Antonia Bardon Costumes/Costume Designer
Kristine Belson Producer
Kristine Belspon Producer
Penny A. Chalmers Set Decoration/Design
Don French Asst. Director
James Glennon Cinematographer
Peggy Healey Associate Producer
Lisa Henson Producer
Craig Herring Editor
Claude Letessier Sound/Sound Designer
John Marcynuk Art Director
Mark Mothersbaugh Score Composer
Zeke Richardson Original Story
Jerry Wanek Production Designer
Tricia Wood Casting

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Good Boy! 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Not all movies need blood, murder, extraordinary stunts, and mayhem. This is a feel good, and good, movie. I suspect dog lovers will truly enjoy this one.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The best canine movie I've ever seen. You'll really like the mixed drama, comedy, friendship, and action!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago