A Dog's Journey Movie

Bailey finds his new purpose.

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The devoted dog is reincarnated into the life of a troubled teenager.

Who's Involved:

Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad, Gavin Polone, Wally Wolodarsky, Lasse Hallstrom, Maya Forbes, Marg Helgenberger, Kathryn Prescott, Cathryn Michon, Betty Gilpin, Gail Mancuso, Seth William Meier, Henry Lau, Cameron Michon, Luyuan Fan, Wei Zhang

Release Date:

Friday, May 17, 2019 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG

Runtime: 1 hr, 49 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Bailey (voiced by Josh Gad) is living the good life on the Michigan farm of his “boy,” Ethan (Dennis Quaid) and Ethan’s wife Hannah (Marg Helgenberger). He even has a new playmate: Ethan and Hannah’s baby granddaughter, CJ. The problem is that CJ’s mom, Gloria (Betty Gilpin), decides to take CJ away. As Bailey’s soul prepares to leave this life for a new one, he makes a promise to Ethan to find CJ and protect her at any cost.

Thus begins Bailey’s adventure through multiple lives filled with love, friendship and devotion as he, CJ (Kathryn Prescott), and CJ’s best friend Trent (Henry Lau) experience joy and heartbreak, music and laughter, and few really good belly rubs.


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A look at the A Dog's Journey behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Gail Mancuso last directed Besties.

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Key Facts

  1. A Dog's Purpose grossed $196 million at the global box office, $88 million of which was from China.
  2. Based on a book in the bestselling series by author W. Bruce Cameron as a follow-up to “A Dog’s Purpose.”

Filming Timeline

On or about May 28, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 29, 2019, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about September 11, 2018, the film was in Production status.

On or about May 5, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

A Dog's Journey Release Date: When was it released?

A Dog's Journey was released in 2019 on Friday, May 17, 2019 (Nationwide release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, The Sun Is Also A Star and The Souvenir.


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