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Sounder (2003)

Carl Lumbly , Suzzanne Douglass , Kevin Hooks  |  PG |  DVD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Carl Lumbly, Suzzanne Douglass, Daniel Lee Robertson III, Peter MacNeil, Bill Lake
  • Directors: Kevin Hooks
  • Writers: Bill Cain
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Walt Disney Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: June 24, 2003
  • Run Time: 87 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000093FHD
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #86,133 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Sounder" on IMDb

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In a quirk of film history, this new version of the 1972 classic is directed by Kevin Hooks--who played the central role of the sharecropper's son in the original. That's a nice full circle, although it leaves unanswered a basic question: why bother remaking a movie that got it right the first time? The story is simplicity: a black family in the Depression suffers when the father is arrested for stealing a ham. The punishment? Five years, hard labor. Sounder has an under-rehearsed, rushed quality common to low-budget TV pictures, although Carl Lumbly brings a powerful presence to the role of the father. (That's Paul Winfield, the star of the original, as the teacher who befriends the son.) The shortcomings may not matter much to the young audiences Disney targets, as they'll probably be too busy rooting for the return of the dog that gives the movie its name. --Robert Horton

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From the classic book by William H. Armstrong comes Disney's all-new production of SOUNDER, an uplifting story of one boy's faith, strength, and dogged determination. As Boy's (Daniel Lee Robertson III) family faces the daily struggles of Depression-era sharecroppers, a loyal coonhound named Sounder becomes their only real friend. Food is scarce, and nightly hunting trips offer little relief. In an act of desperation, Father steals to feed his hungry family. When Father is convicted, it triggers Boy's courageous journey to find him in the labor camps. Boy comes a long way to discover much more -- a friendly teacher, a hunger to read, and a better life.

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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
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There is something authentic about the original that this new version lacks. I remember being a child in school watching the Cicely Tyson & Paul Winfield classic, and I'm just being honest, but nothing beats the original. If you're going to watch the modern remake, do yourself the favor and enjoy the classic too! It's one-of-a-kind :)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sounder Movie Review June 23, 2009
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This an older children's literature book. It is timeless and this movie is faithful to the book. It is one that will have students spellbound and asking the age old question of WHY? Just as we do now. I can highly recommend it ... My sixth graders loved it ... LHL
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4.0 out of 5 stars Sounder for the classroom May 10, 2013
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I bought this movie as a follow-up to reading the book with my 5th graders. They enjoyed the book and movie. Parents thought it was a good thought-provoking story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good family movie August 22, 2011
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This movie is very good for ages 8 and over. It sends a good message about hard work and family values. It also sends a message about how poorly the black race was treated.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Boring!!! December 24, 2009
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This movie is not anything like the book. The acting was not bad , but the story is just slow and boring!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars July 14, 2014
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it was great, i read the book an that was great also. luv it!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars July 13, 2014
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awesome
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