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Turner And Hooch 1989

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A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help find a murderer.

Starring:
Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham
Runtime:
1 hour, 39 minutes

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Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Director Roger Spottiswoode
Starring Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham
Supporting actors Craig T. Nelson, Reginald VelJohnson, Scott Paulin, J.C. Quinn, John McIntire, David Knell, Ebbe Roe Smith, Kevin Scannell, Joel Bailey, Mary McCusker, Ernie Lively, Clyde Kusatsu, Elaine Renee Bush, Eda Reiss Merin, Victor DiMattia, Elden Henson, Cheryl Anderson, Ursula Lentine
Studio Touchstone Pictures
MPAA rating PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Captions and subtitles English Details
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Thoroughly charming - one of those rare films that is unabashedly what it means to be: a simple movie about a man learning to love something besides himself. In this case, it happens to be a dog (a very unusual beloved beast). There are little gems of performances, John McIntire as Amos, who brings the old saw about "people look like their dogs" to life, and Mare Winningham who really shows how powerful a performance understatement can make. And of course Tom Hanks, who is as always the most charming human being in the world. He also brings this very flawed person to admirable life. Then Hooch, of course, whose real name is sadly lacking in the list of credits.
The screenplay itself is a marvel of simple, unassuming comedy. If we want to get "appreciatin'", then Hanks' urgently yelled, "I got a muffin for you, Hooch!" is a far more immediate and understandable cry of the everyman than "Reuben! Reuben!" And there can be no more perfect cry of human frustration than Hanks imploring Hooch (who has, after eating, sleeping, and going on his nightly "rounds", continued to howl all night), "What?! What?!"
Hooch's ending is very sad, especially if you have young ones in the house, but the sadness is redeemed by a hopeful ending. I love this movie. It never ceases to make me smile after the worst of days. And no film can have a higher commendation than that.
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This is a great light and funny comedy that I think everybody can enjoy. It does have a bit of violence but it is not over the top with it. Hanks is his usual funny self and this is one of his early roles before he became the serious icon that he has become and rightly so. But the STAR of the movie is HOOCH the Dogue de Bourdeaux (or French Mastiff). This dog has the most charisma I have ever seen in a dog. The big red beautiful (in the eyes of the beholder)beast has everything it takes to steal the spotlight from Tom Hanks and everybody else in the movie. He is at the same time one of the ugliest and cutest animals ever on film. The dog has the chops, the look and the acting ability to make Turner and Hooch and all time favorite for both adults and kids (maybe not too young though cause of the crime plot) but watching Hanks play off the dog is hilarious.
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Cop is ready to move on but then a crime takes place. He stays to figure it out and finds a new life in Monterrey to keep him there.

This movie was the Tom Hanks before the political charged Hanks. It was back when movies were just sorta entertainment. There is a really really sad scene in this movie though. So if you don't like seeing animals hurt then I suggest you skip this.
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We had a "wet mouthed" Great Dane. I totally understand. Every once in a while (or more often), he would think of a T-Bone steak and, oh boy ... He'd fling his head and the jowl juice would hit the ceiling. And he thought about steak a LOT! We loved him. When he passed, we tried to replace him with another Great Dane. Equally lovable. But a "dry mouth".

I can understand the development of a relationship with a pooch. No matter what brand.

Had never seen this movie. Entertaining. Worth the $3. Probably wouldn't watch it again.

Generally never cared for Tom Hanks. I enjoyed him in this and Apollo 13.

2 stars for the plot. Plus a half for Tom Hanks. Plus one and one-half for Hooch the pooch.
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Hard to beat a comedy combo with Tom Hanks and a big French Mastiff. An old boss of mine had one and I quickly found out why they kept a roll of paper towels on every table in their living room :) - great family movie, probably not the best for very young movie watchers but if your kids like dogs and shoot each other up in video games they should like this movie!
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What a great movie. Ever since this movie came out my daughter has wanted a mastif just like Hooch. Thank goodness she can satisfy herself with this dogs antics by watching the movie over and over again. Although this movie looks very eighties/early nineties it has timeless appeal. Definately worth owning.
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This movie is a classic. There are many funny parts when hooch tears everything apart in tom hanks neat clean home. But sometimes i think i prefer k-9 not that k9 is better, both are great dog comedies, but the dog in k-9 with jim belushi lives at the end. To me, i find the ending to turner and hooch to be devastatingly sad, even though there was a brilliant attempt to make it less sad, and not completely ruined, the scene that was put in at the end when the puppy looked like hooch when we didnt know that camile and hooch mated till that point. But still, it's awful when it shows the dog being shot in the air, it's a little graphic, and to back that up, this film was on tv the other day on tnt, and they had to cut that part out, when it shows the bloody spot on his fur when he is shot. It's a bit much, there is enough violence in movies. I'm fine with people getting killed in films because it is fake, and the animals also getting killed is fake, but still too unbearable for me, and animal lovers. Not that the ending ruined the film, because i can still enjoy the film, and laugh at the parts that were meant to be funny as a distraction from the horrible ending. Also, the way that hooch died. Like k9's do, and any animal that loves his owner, they will risk their own life for you, it's a reminder to the world to treat their dogs/pets/any animal good and humane, because you wouldnt believe how loyal animals are. They would put their lives on the line to save you, just out of love for you, and they dont ask for much in return. What person do you know that you can honestly say that about?? End animal cruelty now, and raise your children right, to respect and be kind to animals who are more capable of extraordinary things than you would realize.Read more ›
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