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Hotel for Dogs

Hotel for Dogs

DVD Release Date: April 28, 2009
Actors: Don Cheadle, Kevin Dillon, Ruben Garfias, Lisa Kudrow, Jonathan Klein
Director: Thor Freudenthal
Run Time: 100 minutes
Studio: Paramount Home Entertainment
U.S. Rating: PG for brief thematic elements, language and some crude humor
Canadian Rating: G
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HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The hilarious family comedy HOTEL FOR DOGS finds a new home on April 28, 2009 when it arrives on DVD and Blu-ray from Paramount Home Entertainment. Starring Emma Roberts (Nancy Drew), Jake T. Austin (“Wizards of Waverly Place”), Don Cheadle (Ocean’s 11), Lisa Kudrow (“Friends”) and Kevin Dillon (“Entourage”), the exciting and inspiring animal adventure shows just how far friendship and imagination can take you. When two orphans find themselves in a foster home with a strict “no pets” policy, they set out to find a home for their canine companion and end up creating a haven for all the strays in the city. Filled with loveable dogs and ingenious kids, HOTEL FOR DOGS has the kind of pedigree that the whole family can enjoy.

Loaded with over 45 minutes of special features, the HOTEL FOR DOGS DVD and Blu-ray presentations include the making of Hotel For Dogs, behind-the-scenes featurettes, deleted scenes, photo galleries and more, as well as commentary from director Thor Freudenthal, producer Ewan “Jack” Leslie and cast members Emma Roberts and Jake T. Austin.


The HOTEL FOR DOGS DVD is presented in either widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs or full screen with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround, French 5.1 Surround and Spanish 5.1 Surround and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The Blu-ray disc is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, French 5.1 Dolby Digital and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.

The discs include the following special features in high definition as noted:

  • Commentary by director Thor Freudenthal, producer Ewan “Jack” Leslie and stars Emma Roberts and Jake T. Austin
  • A Home For Everyone: The Making of Hotel For Dogs (HD)
  • That’s the Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Seen! (HD)
  • K-9 Casting (HD)
  • Bark on Cue! (HD)
  • Howl-arious Deleted Scenes (HD)
  • Photo Galleries
  • Theatrical Trailer (HD)
  • The PEDIGREE ® Adoption Drive (HD)

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