The Stray

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The Stray tells the true story of how a stray dog, "Pluto," comes out of nowhere and impacts the Davis family, who are struggling in many ways. In just a short time, Pluto the "wonderdog" manages to save a toddler, bring comfort and companionship to a hurting 9-year-old boy, help restore a marriage, and repair a broken father-son relationship. Pluto is not only a guard dog - he's a guardian angel. Sometimes help comes from the most unlikely places. Sometimes our prayers get answered in strange ways. Sometimes one dog can change everything. Written and directed by Mitch Davis (The Other Side of Heaven), The Stray releases in select markets nationwide in October 2017.

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Cast

Michael Cassidy
as Mitch Davis
Sarah Lancaster
as Michelle Davis
Connor Corum
as Christian Davis

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  • Feb 11, 2018
    Maybe I am just a sucker for a heartwarming family film featuring a dog, but I enjoyed this. I felt it had more heart in it than major Hollywood offerings. Even if the story itself goes astray from time to time and doesn't meet the initial heights of the opening. If you love your furry family then you can definitely relate to this.
    Ian W Super Reviewer
  • Oct 05, 2017
    The Stray attempts to recycle rehashed true stories of yesteryear and purposely attends to fail at creativity to solve the film's biggest problems. I bet the director just wanted to get this film out of the way so much that he had pressure built into him, but he attends to ignore, as what I just said before, the film's biggest problems by throwing creativity into the trash and just throw in a generic plot featuring a dog that can change everything. Definitely attempting not to follow the basic formula used in A Dog's Purpose, a movie featuring a dog that was also released in 2017, and Max, another movie featuring a dog but was released in 2015. Not worth seeing unless you love rehashed true stories.
    EpicLadySponge t Super Reviewer

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