A Dog’s Purpose

BBFC Classification: PG - Parental Guidance
Year: 2017
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Performers: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton
Genre: Adventure, comedy, drama
Duration: 1 hr 40 min
BBFC Advice: Mild threat, emotional scenes


Over the course of several lifetimes, Bailey seeks to discover ‘A Dog’s Purpose’. He and Ethan were best friends, but a dog’s life is much shorter than a human’s. Bailey and Ethan had many long, happy years together, but all things must come to an end and yet, incredibly, Bailey is reborn into a new body, with a new owner. One day, many years later, he encounters a familiar face – could he have been reunited with an old friend?