Marley & Me is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by David Frankel from a screenplay by Scott Frank and Don Roos, based on the 2005 memoir of the same name by John Grogan. The film stars Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston as the owners of Marley, a Labrador retriever.
Dec 25, 2008 · Directed by David Frankel. With Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner. A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.
- David Frankel
- 3 min
Dec 25, 2008 · Marley & Me Critics Consensus. Pet owners should love it, but Marley and Me is only sporadically successful in wringing drama and laughs from its scenario. 62% TOMATOMETER Total ...
Marley continues to wreak havoc on the household, providing John with a wealth of material for his column, which becomes a hit with readers and helps increase the newspaper's circulation. Jenny becomes pregnant, but loses the baby early in her first trimester.
Marley and me is a delightfull narrated account of one man and his dog gradually morphing into one couple and their dog and finally one family and their dog. The issue of the death of the dog, the saying of their goodbyes is sentively portrayed as is the marital relationship and ups and downs of married life.
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Marley remained a model of devotion, even when his family was at its wit's end. Unconditional love, they would learn, comes in many forms. Marley & Me is John Grogan's funny, unforgettable tribute to this wonderful, wildly neurotic Lab and the meaning he brought to their lives.
- John Grogan
Based on John Grogan's book, the heartwarming MARLEY AND ME successfully portrays what it's like when an abnormally exuberant family member takes center stage. Because, make no mistake, Marley is a full-fledged member of the Grogan family.
- Joly Herman
Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog is an autobiographical book by journalist John Grogan, published in 2005, about the 13 years he and his family spent with their yellow Labrador Retriever, Marley. The dog is poorly behaved and destructive, and the book covers the issues this causes in the family as they learn to accept him ...
- John Grogan
- United States
Marley & Me is the predictable and somewhat cliche story about a dog and his owner. If you pick up this book expecting a unique story, put it down and look for something else. If you pick up this book expecting to learn about how to train your dog, put it down and look for something else.