Live large.”

Lee Pace as Phil Winslow
Directed by Tom Dey
Written by Tim Rasmussen &Vince Di Meglio
Release Date: June 4, 2010
Also starring: Owen Wilson, William H. Macy, Judy Greer, George Lopez
Genre: Comedy | Family
MPAA Rating: PG

Marmaduke, the world’s most lovable Great Dane, leaps from comic strip fame (appearing in 600 newspapers in over 20 countries) to big screen stardom in this family comedy event. A suburban family moves to a new neighborhood in Orange County, California with their large yet lovable Great Dane, who has a tendency to wreak havoc in his own oblivious way. But its not all living large for the Duke, who finds that fitting in with his new four-legged friends – and a potential romantic interest – isn’t always easy for a super-sized teenage dog.

Trivia & Facts

• Amanda Seyfried was the first choice for Mazie.

• Ron Perlman was originally cast as the voice of Chupadogra, but for unknown reasons, Sam Elliott took over the role.

• In the original comics, Marmaduke never talked.

• Twin dogs were used for the titular character. No digital enhancements were used other than lip-syncing.

Memorable Quotes


Quotes About The Film

“I wouldn’t lie. There was a moment in the trailer when the cast had gotten together for the first time. We were doing camera tests and the kids came in and me and Judy, neither one of us have kids. We both looked at them and we’re like, “Wow we’re parents.” [LAUGHS] We’ve got a teenage daughter. [LAUGHS] that was a little shocking, but then I saw us all together and you know it kind of makes sense in a really organic way.”

“Phil really just wants to get control of his life. He’s fighting for all the right things. He’s fighting to get his family a better home, to advance his career. He’s fighting to more money for his family to make life more comfortable. The problem is he’s got this out of control dog. He is about to ruin everything for him so he just has to get control of that dog. The big message of the movie is that it’s not about asserting dominance; rather it’s about learning to take care. And that’s what Phil’s got to learn by the end of the story.”

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