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Show Dogs (Film review)


Film: Show Dogs
Year: 2018
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Director: Raja Gosnell
Starring: Will Arnett, Ludacris, Natasha Lyonne
About: Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT9eWtb7C4c

My Review:
Having wanted to see Show Dogs in the cinema and not getting around to it I was glad to finally see it and found myself loving it a lot more than I expected and was thoroughly entertained all the way through this movie and laughed more than I had expected.

The film is about a Rottweiler named Max who when trying to save a panda which had been stolen away from it's mother ends up going undercover at a dog show and with the help of an old show dog learns about love while trying to save the panda before it is too late!

I personally really enjoyed this movie and the action within it was done really well which did make this more entertaining to watch. Not only this but I really like how they used real dogs for this movie and did not make it an animation due to the type of film in which it ended up to be. This film was really clever and showed how the owner and dog went from not liking and trusting each other to becoming friends as well as showing how not to judge someone by their cover and what they do as what they go through can be harder than someone expects and you don't fully understand someone till you have been through their experiences. Show Dogs also had a lot of good laughs for both adults and children and as a result is a brilliant family movie. With the film also making me go in awe with the baby panda and with how cute the dogs were I couldn't keep my eyes away from the screen and was really engaged all the way through this movie which is something I wasn't expecting but was a brilliant surprise.

I did think however that at times the CGI with the dogs talking could have been better and with some of the action sequences but considering that this film was done with real dogs and how it was done I was rather impressed with it.

I would highly recommend this movie to people who are looking for a family movie with dogs as the main characters and not an animation film. Not only this but I would recommend this film to those who are looking for an easy to follow storyline that will make you laugh. I will definitely be seeing this film again.

My Rating: 5/5 

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