Marley & Me
(USA, 2008, 113 minutes)
Two married journalists get a pet Labrador that turns out to be an adorable pest. A real-life bestseller about “the worst dog in the world” becomes an indifferent, disposable romantic comedy with occasional canine antics.
A Twentieth Century-Fox release. Fox 2000 Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Gil Netter/Sunswept Entertainment production; made in association with Dune Entertainment III. Starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston; Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner; and Alan Arkin. Directed by David Frankel; produced by Karen Rosenfelt, Gil Netter; screenplay by Scott Frank and Don Roos, based on the book by John Grogan, Marley and Me; music by Theodore Shapiro; director of photography (DeLuxe, widescreen), Florian Ballhaus; production designer, Stuart Wurtzel; costume designer, Cindy Evans; film editor, Mark Livolsi.