The Dog Who Saved The Holidays

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"This holiday, Zeus brought backup!"
  • PG
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 4.5  (306)

The Dog Who Saved The Holidays is a heartwarming family comedy that follows the story of Zeus, a lovable and mischievous dog who is always getting into trouble. Zeus, a former K-9 police dog, finds himself in a precarious situation when his family decides to go on a holiday vacation without him. Left behind, Zeus is determined to prove his worth and courage by protecting his home and family from a group of burglars who are planning to rob the house.

The film features a star-studded cast, including Joey Lawrence, who plays the voice of Zeus the dog, Peyton List, who plays the role of Ally, the family's teenage daughter, and Gary Valentine, who plays the role of Ted Stein, Ally's uncle. The trio brings a playful and comedic dynamic to the story, making it a fun holiday film that the whole family can enjoy.

The story begins with the Bannister family preparing for their annual holiday trip to Grandma's house. However, Zeus, who is always up to something, is left behind to guard their house in Santa Barbara, California. The family, including Ally and her parents, are convinced that Zeus being a former police dog will protect the house from any intruders. But Zeus has his own ideas of how to spend the holidays—he wants to relax and watch television.

Despite his laziness, Zeus quickly realizes that his family is in danger when two burglars break into the house, and he decides to spring into action to save his loved ones. Zeus uses all of his police dog training to outsmart the burglars and protect the Bannister family's home. Zeus's wit and bravery are on full display as he leads an all-star canine cast to foil the burglars' plans.

The holiday theme is woven throughout the movie, with classic Christmas music and decorations, making it a festive treat for viewers. The film's message about the importance of family and loyalty resonates throughout the story, culminating in a feel-good ending that will leave viewers with smiles on their faces.

Directed by Michael Feifer, The Dog Who Saved The Holidays is a fun-filled, family-friendly movie that serves as the perfect entertainment for those looking for a good laugh during the holiday season. The movie's comedic performances, lovable characters, and feel-good ending make it a holiday classic that will be enjoyed for years to come.

In conclusion, The Dog Who Saved The Holidays is a must-watch movie for animal lovers, and those who enjoy a good holiday comedy. It embodies the holiday spirit, delivering a positive message that emphasizes the importance of family, loyalty, and selflessness. It's a movie that the whole family will enjoy year after year.

The Dog Who Saved The Holidays is a 2012 kids & family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.5.

The Dog Who Saved The Holidays
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    4.5  (306)