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Hotel for Dogs

Rating:PG (for brief mild thematic elements, language and some crude humor)
Genre:Comedy, Action/Adventure
Release Date:January 16, 2009
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Dillon, Don Cheadle
Director:Thor Freudenthal
Producer:Jack Leslie, Lauren Shuler Donner, Jonathan Gordon Ewan Leslie
Writer:Lois Duncan, Jeff Lowell
Distributor:DreamWorks Pictures

Web Site: http://www.hotelfordogsmovie.com/

Description: When their new guardians forbid 16-year old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce to have a pet, Andi has to use her quick wit to help find a new home for their dog, Friday. The resourceful kids stumble upon an abandoned hotel and using Bruce's talents as a mechanical genius, transform it into a magical dog-paradise for Friday--and eventually for all Friday's friends. When barking dogs make the neighbors suspicious, Andi and Bruce use every invention they have to avoid anyone discovering "who let the dogs in."

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