Max

Best Friend. Hero. Marine.


Max
A military dog from Afghanistan is adopted by his late handler's grieving family in the U.S., where his close bond with the soldier's brother leads to a life-altering revelation in this family-friendly adventure.

111 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Violence).
Adventure, Animals, Family.

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One way to find out if he bites ....
One way to find out if he bites ....

Credits

Cast
Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins, Luke Cleintank, Lauren Graham, Robbie Amell, Mia Xitlali
Director
Boaz Yakin
ScreenplayBoaz Yakin, Sheldon Lettich
MusicTrevor Rabin
CinematographyStefan Czapsky
EditingBill Pankow
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorTimes Media Films
Made in2015
Produced byMGM, Sunswept Entertainment, Warner Bros.

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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG for action violence, peril, brief language and some thematic elements
Runtime111
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
9 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
4
Violence
3
Sex
1
Language
1
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
1

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Terésa Coetzee
5
Cape Times
Sheri Linden quote iconHeroic hound is the highlight of this family drama.
5
ScreenIt
Jim Judy
8
Metacritic.com
25 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
82 critics
9
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconMax has good intentions and tries to hearken back to classic family-friendly features, but its disjointed, manipulative plot overwhelms the efforts of its talented human and canine stars.
7
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
12
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconBrave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
16 users
12
Rottentomatoes users
19098 users
15
Internet
5876 Netizens quote icon Great family movie
14

Average .. 48%

10

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