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Marley and Me MAG

April 27, 2009
By Devon Graves BRONZE, Grapevine, Texas
Devon Graves BRONZE, Grapevine, Texas
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“Marley and Me,” based on the popular book by John Grogan, is the story of the miraculous connection between dog and owner. It stole the hearts of dog-lovers everywhere. You not only appreciate your own dog more, but you form a relationship with Marley and John.

The movie brings you through a sea of emotions as you follow John (Owen ­Wilson) through ups and downs in his life, ­including when he finds Marley, and through the adventures of married life (his wife is played by Jennifer Aniston) and parenthood. As his life changes, one thing stays the same: Marley is by his side.

As John and his dog become closer, you feel yourself falling in love with Marley. The way the movie presents the bond between a person and a dog will definitely leave you in tears.

“Marley and Me” also ­teaches the great lesson of sticking to what is most important to you. As the demands of work and home are compounded by the struggle of keeping up with a hyper dog, John knows he must choose what is most important. This movie allows you to bond with each character as you follow them through life and reminds you to always stay true to what is important to you, even if you’re learning it from a dog.

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MayDay SILVER said...
on Sep. 3 2010 at 3:38 pm
MayDay SILVER, Bloomington, Indiana
6 articles 14 photos 88 comments

Favorite Quote:
I don't jugde if you don't jugde.

I had a birthday and watched this movie with my friends. We were all crying at the end. Great review!!!!!

lake2613 said...
on May. 14 2010 at 1:19 pm
i wached it for the frist timed i cryed for lik5 minutes its so good

sierra welch said...
on Apr. 26 2010 at 9:33 am
This was ver good!I have already seen the movie and it is really sad. But im happy bc they are coming out with a Marley & Me 2!!!!

on Mar. 17 2010 at 10:15 am
naturelover123 BRONZE, San Francisco, California
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It's so sad! The ending ...

It does however make us think about our own dogs and remember to appreciate them because they're always there for us. :)

adazzle said...
on Mar. 11 2010 at 12:26 pm
the dog didnt have cancer, idiot his stomach turned

on Mar. 9 2010 at 9:11 am
and yes yes it was sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sad.....:(:(:(:(

on Jan. 26 2010 at 6:01 pm
AVATARBLUE BRONZE, Henderson, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
think outside the box

this movie was great but as soon as the ending came i was so woried about my own dogs i cryed sooooo hard toooo.


bayleem GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 4:30 pm
bayleem GOLD, Yarmouth, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"Best Friends are like bras: close to your heart and there for support.”

OMG that made meh cry sooooo hard! B/c mi dog got cancer too :_(

Kailli BRONZE said...
on Dec. 22 2009 at 7:03 pm
Kailli BRONZE, Brainerd, Minnesota
3 articles 1 photo 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
"He who runs after bus,will soon be tired."
~Alex Resch~

When I first watched this movie, I didn't know that the dog dies in the end, and we ended up putting my dog down that same day. It made me cry so bad. I watched it again later and loved it, i just wish someone would have told me that was coming up;)

on Nov. 30 2009 at 2:52 pm
i loved the movie dont like to read so will never read the book and he died and i cryed so much!<3 luv u!

on Nov. 23 2009 at 12:19 pm
artichokesstalkme21.5, East Hills, New York
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Yea he did die.

DessertEagle said...
on Nov. 23 2009 at 12:16 pm
DessertEagle, Roslyn Heights, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Everything I say is a quote worthy only for a GOD (GOD = ME)


on Oct. 9 2009 at 1:04 pm
anonymousfish BRONZE, Wentzville, Missouri
2 articles 1 photo 57 comments

Favorite Quote:
Like I always say, there is no 'I' in TEAM... there's a 'ME' though, if you jumble it up. -House

that movie was too SAAAAD.... we all knew the poor doggie was gunna die....

Marley3127 said...
on Aug. 12 2009 at 6:08 pm
Right so my name is marley and everytime i say that people are like...the dog dies! its so discouraging lol, but i didn't like the book..but the movie was eh okay..

on Jul. 5 2009 at 9:16 pm
sierra tucker SILVER, Farmersville, Texas
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I liked it but when we were watching it we had a lot of little kids there and i thought it should have been rated pg-13 for some of the stuff that was in it!

krazypanda said...
on Jul. 5 2009 at 7:15 pm
krazypanda, Boardman, Ohio
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This Movie was ok and wold have been better if we didn't have to take a quiz on this movie and relationships for health class

on Jun. 12 2009 at 6:01 pm
GreenDayFan SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Every story has an end, but in life, every ending is just a new beginning."
-Uptown Girls

it was alright not my favorite but cool :)

Maly Thao said...
on May. 29 2009 at 1:54 pm
Maly Thao, Brooklyn Park,, Minnesota
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I have to watch this movie. [:

flippinfrog2 said...
on May. 28 2009 at 2:56 pm
i LOVED that movie it was soooooo good, but sad at the same time!

on May. 22 2009 at 5:54 pm
houston hornback, Louisville, Kentucky
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I love this movie i almost cried when i first sall it