Marley & Me

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Marley & Me
Based on a true story, this family film looks at a young couple who are trying to build their lives as newlyweds and parents. Through the ups and downs, often caused by their pet dog, they persevere, as they learn about unconditional love from Marley the labrador.

114 minutes.
Parental Guidance.
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance.

Showtimes

We should get him a brother.
We should get him a brother.

Credits

Cast
Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner, Alan Arkin, Nathan Gamble, Haley Bennett
Director
David Frankel
ScreenplayScott Frank, Don Roos, from the book by John Grogan
MusicTheodore Shapiro
CinematographyFlorian Ballhaus
EditingMark Livoldi
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2008
Produced byFox 2000 Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Sunswept Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy, drama
LanguageInfrequent mild to moderate language, non-aggressively used
NudityNone
SexMildly implied
ViolenceVery brief, mild, implied
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA good family-orientated movie that upholds family values, loyalty and family bonds.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
2
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
3
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Atiyyah Khan
5
Die Burger
Jeanne Calitz
10
Cape Times
Betsy Sharkey
5
iAfrica.com
Nils van der Linden quote iconYou'd expect more from the director behind the charming, witty and hugely entertaining The Devil Wears Prada. But, as they say, every dog has his day. This isn't it.
8
The Citizen
Bruce Dennill
6
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
24.com
Sam Brighton quote icon..touching love letter to canine craziness.
10
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconThis may be the first family film I've seen that will frighten more adults than children.
15
eye Weekly
Damian Rogers quote iconPredictably affirming.
5
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconWatching the stars try to out-cutesy the mutt is one for the puke bucket.
8
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconBland and repetitive until the end.
9
Metacritic.com
29 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
105 critics
12
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconPet owners should love it, but Marley and Me is only sporadically successful in wringing drama and laughs from its scenario.
12

What the People say

Internet
6485 Netizens quote iconSurprisingly Watchable
15

Average .. 49%

10

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