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Director  Daniel Petrie
Music director  Basil Poledouris
Language  English
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Family, Adventure
Duration  
Country  United States
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Writer  Eric Knight, Matthew Jacobs, Gary Ross
Release date  July 22, 1994 (1994-07-22)
Screenplay  Eric Knight, Gary Ross, Matthew Jacobs, Elizabeth Anderson
Cast  Tom Guiry (Matthew Turner), Helen Slater (Laura Turner), Jon Tenney (Steve Turner), Brittany Boyd (Jennifer Turner), Frederic Forrest (Sam Garland), Richard Farnsworth (Len Collins)
Similar movies  Lassie Come Home, Hills of Home, The Sun Comes Up, John Wick, Back to the Future, Max
Tagline  Best Friends Are Forever

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Lassie is a 1994 American adventure family film directed by Daniel Petrie and featuring the fictional collie Lassie.

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Plot

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The Turner family moves from the big city (Baltimore, Maryland) to the rural countryside in Tazewell County, Virginia, hoping to start a new life. The move creates problems for everyone, especially 13-year-old Matt (Tom Guiry), who feels lost and alone in his new surroundings, and still has not come to terms with his father's remarriage after his mother's death. But with the help of a stray Collie dog named Lassie that the family takes in, Matt learns to adjust to his surroundings, and his family situation, and the two form an unbreakable bond.

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However, as his father's planned job falls through, Matt with help from his grandfather, helps convince the family to start up a sheep farm. While the Turners get to work, a ruthless neighbor and wealthy sheep farmer, Sam Garland, will stop at nothing to prevent them from succeeding, because it means that they will be occupying some grazing land that he's used in the past. In addition, Sam has two sons, Josh and Jim Garland who attend school with Matt. Both boys dislike Matt, but Josh's hatred mainly stems from jealousy because a fellow student April Porter, whom Josh likes, is more interested in Matt.

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Eventually Sam, with the help of his sons and henchmen, steals the Turner's new sheep herd, and kidnaps Lassie. However, she manages to escape, and she and Matt manage to claim their sheep back. However Josh and Jim catch up to them, and in the ensuing scuffle Josh finds himself struggling in a raging river, heading for a huge waterfall. Matt manages to rescue him, but is unable to save himself. Lassie then rescues Matt, but ends up going over the waterfall herself, to everyone's dismay. Sam, after learning that Matt had saved his son, Josh's life, apologizes for his actions and for Lassie's demise. However, Lassie manages to survive the waterfall, and although weakened, she returns home not too long afterwards.

Cast

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  • Howard as Lassie
  • Tom Guiry as Matthew Turner
  • Helen Slater as Laura Turner
  • Jon Tenney as Steve Turner
  • Brittany Boyd as Jennifer Turner
  • Frederic Forrest as Sam Garland
  • Richard Farnsworth as Len Collins
  • Michelle Williams as April Porter
  • Joe Inscoe as Pete Jarman
  • Yvonne Brisendine as Mrs. Jarman
  • Clayton Barclay Jones as Josh Garland
  • Charlie Hofheimer as Jim Garland
  • Jody Smith Strickler as Mildred Garland
  • Margaret Peery as Mrs. Parker
  • David Bridgewater as Customer
  • Earnest Poole, Jr. as Highway Patrolman #1
  • Jeffrey H. Gray as Highway Patrolman #2
  • Robert B. Brittain as Grommet Fireman
  • Rick Warner as Timid Neighbor
  • Kelly L. Edwards as Smoking Girl
  • Jordan Young as Smoking Boy
  • Katie Massa as College Student
  • Filming locations

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    Lassie was primarily filmed in Tazewell, Virginia, although most river scenes were filmed at or near Sandstone Falls near Hinton, West Virginia.

    Reception

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    Lassie was released to positive reviews. As of December 2013, the film holds a "fresh" rating of 87% on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 15 reviews.

    Box office

    The movie debuted at No. 9 at the US box office.

    References

    Lassie (1994 film) Wikipedia
    Lassie (1994 film) IMDb Lassie (1994 film) themoviedb.org


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