Movie Narrative: All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

The captivation of moving pictures is a source of tremendous inspiration.  For this reason and many more, RB28’s Movie Narratives, continues showing its love for movies with another movie narrative.  This week, All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), will be converted into a narrative and subsequently highlighted.  It is implied that the blog reader reads the movie narrative, and then, he or she watches the movie.  The effort is to give the blog reader, an enhanced entertainment experience.  RB28’s Movie Narratives, ends this movie narrative of All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), with some Hollywood facts.
            All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) is rated G.  Furthermore, it is 1 hour and 24 minutes long.  This movie is categorized under the action, comedy, drama and family genre.  The official release date is November 17th, 1989.  The release date is for the Country of the United States of America.  The director was Don Bluth.  The co-directors were Gary Goldman and Dan Kuenster.  The writers were Don Bluth, Ken Cromar, Gary Goldman, Larry Leker, Linda Miller, Monica Parker, John Pomeroy, Guy Shulman, David J. Steinberg and David N. Weiss.  The officially recognized stars of All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989); were Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds and Judith Barsi.  The list of the 15 most important cast members is as follows:
  • Burt Reynolds (Charlie B. Barkin).
  • Dom DeLuise (Itchy Itchiford).
  • Judith Barsi (Anne Marie).
  • Melba Moore (Whippet Angel).
  • Daryl Gilley (Dog Caster).
  • Candy Devine (Vera).
  • Charles Nelson Reilly (Killer).
  • Vic Tayback (Carface).
  • Rob Fuller (Harold).
  • Earleen Carey (Kate).
  • Anna Manahan (Stella Dallas).
  • Nigel Pegram (Sir Reginald).
  • Loni Anderson (Flo).
  • Ken Page (King Gator).
  • Godfrey Quigley (Terrier).

            The synopsis follows.  All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) is an animated story, which is also an action drama story for the family.  In this fun story the dogs are bad; however, they are always good in their hearts.  Therefore, these dogs get to go to heaven.  A dog named Charlie dies in the beginning of this story.  However, Charlie is able to escape from heaven.  Charlie immediately returns to the Planet Earth.  It turns out that, before his death, Charlie was Carface’s business partner.  Carface is a crime boss dog.  Obviously, Carface orchestrated Charlie’s death.  Upon his return to Earth; Charlie, along with Itchy, becomes the center of the story.  At the same time, Anne Marie is an orphan girl.  It turns out that at this time, Anne Marie, is Carface’s possession.  It doesn’t take long before, Charlie and Itchy, steal Anne Marie from Carface.  Additionally, they begin to spend time, with Anne Marie.  Furthermore, Charlie and Itchy attempt to open up, a new casino.  This business idea quickly crashes, into, Carface’s business interests.  Ultimately; Charlie escaped from heaven, and, every moment on Earth is borrowed time.  Director, Don Bluth, does a good job.  He successfully puts together a complicated story, into, a linear sequence.  The writers do an equally good job.  The characters Itchy and Carface, are cleverly written.  Additionally, Charlie gets to be the star, but, Itchy and Carface are always remembered.  The officially recognized stars contribute tremendously.  They would be missed, if they were not chosen.  Special recognition is merited to Burt Reynolds, for the Charlie character.  Overall, All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) earns the rating of 7 out of 10.
            The movie narrative of, All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), is as follows.  Itchy and Charlie, are in an underground tunnel digging.  Without notice, Itchy breaks a water pipe and the water, pushes them up and onto the surface.  It results that, Itchy and Charlie, were in prison for dogs.  Being pushed up by the water helps them, and, they successfully escape.  The location is Louisiana U.S.A., and, the year is 1939.  Itchy and Charlie, proceed to an underground casino for dogs.  Surprisingly, Charlie is also the co-owner, of the underground casino.  It turns out that; Charlie was on death row for dogs, and, Itchy went to help him escape.  A dog named Carface, is the other owner of the casino.  Carface is a crime boss dog.  Carface tells Charlie that, the business partnership for the casino, is going to end.  Charlie accepts leaving the business partnership, and, the casino.  Surprisingly, Carface and Charlie, begin to celebrate their new agreement.  After the celebration, Carface kills Charlie.  The aforementioned dog, immediately travels to heaven.  He is told that; he is accepted into heaven, because, all dogs go to heaven.  Charlie didn’t understand that, he was dead.  Additionally, he becomes angry.  Charlie escapes from heaven, and, he returns to the Planet Earth.  When he arrives on Earth, the angel tells Charlie that, he cannot return to heaven.  Charlie successfully finds Itchy.  Charlie and Itchy, decide to return to the casino.  Additionally, they are looking for a monster, which Carface keeps.  They find the monster.  However, the monster is an orphan girl.  The girl’s name is Anne Marie.  Itchy and Charlie, do take the girl with them.  Immediately; Carface is told that Anne Marie is missing, or, she has escaped.  Carface orders the dogs that work for him, to find her.  Itchy, Charlie and Anne Marie start their new lives.  They start their new life, by living in a junk car, which is inside the junk yard.  It turns out that, Charlie had an ulterior motive, when he took Anne Marie.  Charlie wants to use her, to be able to, gamble on horse races.  The next day, they go to talk to the horses.  A female horse tells Anne Marie, who is going to win the horse race.  Itchy, Charlie and Anne Marie steal a wallet.  The wallet is stolen from a man named, Harold, and at the park.  They use the money, to bet on the horse that, is supposed to win the horse race.  They continue gambling, and, they make a lot of money in the process.  Charlie and Itchy, use the money to start up, a new casino for dogs.  Carface learns that, Charlie is alive.  Additionally, he suspects that, he has Anne Marie.  Around this time, the aforementioned girl, decides to leave.  Anne Marie feels that Itchy and Charlie, didn’t attempt to find her parents.  Charlie takes Anne Marie, to help the poor dogs; as a way of making her stay.  Anne Marie discovers that, Charlie stole Harold’s wallet.  Charlie has a nightmare, and, he knows that he is going to hell.  Anne Marie goes to Harold and Kate’s house.  She wants to return, Harold’s wallet.  Charlie successfully finds Anne Marie, at Harold and Kate’s house.  Anne Marie does decide, to return with Charlie.  Carface finds them returning, and, he attacks them.  Charlie and Anne Marie escape the attack, but, they fall into a body of water.  They are captured by wild rats, and, they are taken to see a giant alligator.  At Charlie’s new casino; Carface finds Itchy, and, he attacks him.  The giant alligator, decides to let Charlie and Anne Marie leave.  They return to the abandoned building, where they are staying.  Itchy finds Charlie there, and, he tells him about the attack.  Additionally, he tells Charlie that, Carface destroyed the casino.  Anne Marie was watching, when Charlie was telling Itchy that, he is going to continue to use Anne Marie.  Additionally, that one day, Charlie does plan to be finished with her.  When that day comes, he will take and leave, Anne Marie at an orphanage.  Anne Marie runs away, when Charlie finishes talking.  Itchy leaves, to be able to, find Harold and Kate.  In the process, he recruits the other dogs, from the neighborhood to help.  Carface successfully captures, Anne Marie and Charlie.  Carface is going to drown Charlie, in a body of water; when the giant alligator helps him escape.  Charlie sacrifices his life, to be able to, save Anne Marie’s life.  From this point forward; the series of events, take the viewer, to the end.  Finally; you have to watch, in order to know, how this movie ends.
            The movie narrative of the feature film, All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), ends with some Hollywood facts.  The countries of origin are Ireland, UK/Britain and the United States of America.  The official language is English.  There are other notable release dates.  The other notable release dates are:  Australia, December 26, 1989; UK/Britain, February 8, 1990; Brazil, February 16, 1990 (Limited Release); Austria, March 26, 1990; France, March 28, 1990; West Germany, March 29, 1990; Sweden, November 2, 1990; Germany, November 30, 1990 (East Germany) and France, April 24, 2019 (Re-Release).  There is box office data for this movie.  The original budget is estimated at, $13 million 800 thousand USD.  On its opening weekend, this movie made $4,712,834 dollars.  The gross profits, that are reported, are $27,100,027 USD.  The production companies are Goldcrest Films International and Sullivan Bluth Studios.  There are several distributors for this particular movie.  Some of the distributors are; MGM/UA Distribution Company (U.S.A.), Constantin-Film (Austria), Gaumont (France), Warner Home Video (U.S.A.), Indies Home Entertainment (Netherlands) and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (U.S.A.).
            To end and as always, RB28’s Movie Narratives, encourages you to continue reading the posted movie narratives.  The aforementioned blog strives to provide basic information, so that it, becomes inspiration.  Movies are a great pleasure to RB28’s Movie Narratives, and, the blog’s author hopes that they are for you as well.  For this week, and in conclusion, the feature film was All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989).  RB28’s Movie Narratives looks forward to seeing you next week, when another movie will be highlighted.


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