Hotel for Dogs Reviews

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November 28, 2020
Plays it very safe and sticks to a tried-and-true children's movie formula.
September 11, 2020
Feels a lot like a retro family film similar in tone to 70's Disney flicks.
May 11, 2018
Naturally, the dogs are the star of the show here, and some of their feats (unaided by computer effects) must be seen to be believed.
August 17, 2017
Hotel for Dogs delivers warm messages about generosity and sticking with seemingly impossible goals. There are worse ways to spend a winter afternoon than with this amusing comedy.
December 13, 2009
Undemanding tykes will gets their giggles flowing with the Rube Goldberg-style contraptions invented for the dogs.
July 26, 2009
...unapologetically geared towards younger viewers...
May 8, 2009
All that matters is that the loose ends of this sweet, kids-outsmart-the-adults fable are ultimately tied together nicely in a fashion certain to satisfy the average five year-old by the time the closing credits roll.
May 7, 2009
Not bad. It is funny and touching at times, even though the premise is pretty close to impossible.
May 4, 2009
You'll admire the doggie tricks and tolerate the rest, which is both the best and worst thing that can be said about it.
April 23, 2009
In Thor Freudenthal's heartwarming wag based on Lois Duncan's book, the strays aren't your usual mangy curs but well-groomed pedigreed show dogs who're aw-shucks cute.
March 25, 2009
So, never work with children and animals, eh?
March 1, 2009
At mesmo Cheadle e Kudrow, dois intrpretes normalmente confiveis, parecem estar no piloto automtico nesta produo que tem, como nico atrativo, os truques de seu elenco de quatro patas.
February 19, 2009
The dogs are never quite as entertaining as they should be for the kids in the audience, and the hypercutesiness and speechifying at the end will lead to much tightening of adult sphincters.
February 19, 2009
Accompanying adults will be disappointed to see the talents of Lisa Kudrow wasted.
February 19, 2009
Anodyne family fare, Hotel is awash with all-American sentimentality but the many cute canines might just make it bearable for younger viewers.
February 13, 2009
Cheerful family-com.
February 13, 2009
Everyone needs love and a home, whether kids or animals, is the cheesy but entirely heartfelt message of this fairly predictable and old-fashioned kids' movie.
February 13, 2009
The schmaltz is laid on thick, but kids love this sort of stuff and, refreshingly, the dog bits are done the old-fashioned, fun way: with animal trainers rather than CGI.
February 13, 2009
Despite all these reservations, many children will enjoy this picture, and it's the best-crafted, most entertaining Hollywood product of a very bad week.
February 13, 2009
Kids could do worse than check in at the two- star Hotel For Dogs this half-term.
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