An instant family classic, Benji is shot mostly from the a dog's-eye view , adding even more characterization to a title character well-played by canine veteran Higgins. Benji is an intelligent homeless mutt adopted by a loving family; when the kids are kidnapped, it's the little dog to the rescue in the best tradition of bigger doggie heroes like Rin Tin Tin and Lassie. Believe it or not, Higgins really acts; his captivating performance and the simple, straightforward telling of the story makes for all-around family fun. A sequel didn't fare as well, but the original Benji is still a furry favorite. … More
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Critic Reviews for Benji
Delightful family comedy starring the cuddly dog star.
Audience Reviews for Benji
All the kids wanted to see this little dog on the big screen in the 70's. But now the little mutt is mostly forgettable. It was a family movie cash-in, like many of the films today.More
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