It's five galloping golden retriever pups to the rescue when Mom and Dad get dognapped in this Disney family comedy. The pups' ability to talk makes the mission easier, but danger and high jinks still abound as the dogs work to save their parents.
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- DVD and streaming
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; puppy profiles; music video; backstage pass.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this direct-to-DVD movie in the Air Bud series shows puppy siblings working together to support one another while they try to rescue their parents from a villain. Puppies, and eventually their child owners, are imperiled by bungling henchmen. A threatening-looking wolf turns out to be a helper to the lost pups.
- Sexual Content
- Not applicable.
- A threatening villain physically and verbally bullies his henchmen, who are also suspended and pelted with snack food by a dog-loving motorcycle gang.
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- Positive messages of teamwork and family bonds, both within canine and human families. Broadly drawn adult villains are punished, and a bratty kid is transformed through a puppy's love. Eruptions of dog gas are played for laughs throughout the movie.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- A puppy falls into a wine vat and, inebriated, is the only one to get captured during one chase.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it