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Marmaduke

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Marmaduke | WAH WAH Lee Pace doesn't look too happy about Marmaduke
Joseph Lederer

Marmaduke

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
87 minutes
Wide Release Date:
06/04/10
performer:
Judy Greer, Owen Wilson, William H. Macy
director:
Tom Dey
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Vince Di Meglio, Tim Rasmussen
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

If the phrase ”From the producer of Garfield” doesn?t scare you off, then step right up. Based on another long-lived Sunday funny, Marmaduke is more of the same: a toddler-targeted comedy about a furry ball of id (in this case, a Great Dane voiced by Owen Wilson) who runs amok around his loving owners (played here with self-loathing cheer by Lee Pace and Judy Greer). An afterthought of a plot ships the family from Kansas to the O.C., offering SoCal set pieces — like a doggie surfing contest — to spackle the few gaps between big-dog-small-world jokes. C-

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