Who Gets The Dog?

Who Gets The Dog?
Who Gets The Dog?
  • PG
  • 1h 35m
  • 2016
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Alicia Silverstone and Ryan Kwanten star in this heartfelt romantic comedy about who gets their adorable Labrador once their marriage goes to the dogs. Six years after saying “I do,” Olive (Silverstone) and Clay (Kwanten) call it quits. And although they split amicably, both want custody of their beloved dog Wesley. With everything at stake, can man’s best friend find a way to reunite the couple?
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Common Sense Says
Predictable romcom has some mild cursing, drug reference.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Who Gets the Dog? is a romantic comedy about a couple going through divorce. They each want custody of their dog and end up going to court because they can't compromise. Strong language is rare and mostly about bodily functions, but there is one "ass." Sexy stuff is also mild, with a few kisses, some flirting, and some innuendo about getting into the bedroom. One character drinks beer several times, including once when he's upset, but he pulls himself out of it. There's a brief mention of crack (cocaine). Mild violence and scariness include a fight that's mostly wrestling on the ground, and mild peril when a pet runs away. Positive messages reinforce trying again when things don't turn out the way you wanted, and emphasize that pets shouldn't be treated like property.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:September 13, 2016
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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