Marley & Me: The Puppy Years

Synopsis: Fatherless Bodi Grogan dreams of his own puppy, but the best he can get from his workaholic ma Carol is minding friends' naughty pup Marley while he's dumped for the summer with grandpa Fred, a rather strict US Marines veteran. If they do really well a permanent dog is on the cards, so Brdoy resolves to j-enter the local puppy obedience show, which only allows teams, so he recruits Fred's friendly neighbor Crouch's sibling pups Moose and Fuchsia. They're up against ruthless title defender Hans Von Weiselberger, whose henchman help him cheat and terrorize their own Dobermann pups, but grandpa's military experience comes in handy once he sides with team Bodi.
Genre: Comedy, Family
Director(s): Michael Damian
Production: Fox
  2 nominations.
86 min

[ Grunts ]

Hi. I'm Marley.

Some people say

I'm the world's worst dog.

[ Clatter ]

Ooh! The mailman!

[ Panting ]

[ Whimpers ]


I saw that!

Bring that back!

[ Barks ]

[ Grunts ]

That package is ours!

It could be my new ballistic

nylon chew toy!

Oh, you better retreat,

or I'll rip a hole

in your blue Bermudas!

Hey, Marley.

[ Chuckling ]

Thanks for breaking in

my new kicks.


That's my specialty.

[ Woman ]


[ Marley Narrating ]

That's my boy Bodi.

I'm hanging with him

this summer 'cause

my parents are working.

Hes cool.

I can mess up his bed.

shred his leather chew toys.

He doesn't care.

[ Whining ]

[ Chuckles ]

Bodi, it's time to go.

- Are those your new shoes?

- Uh-

[ Chuckles ]

Marley did

a little work on it.

[ Sighs ]

Bad dog, Marley.

Bodi, I told you you can't leave

your shoes lying around when

there's a puppy in the house.

I mean, when are you gonna learn

to take responsibility

for your things?

No biggie.

I can still wear them.

Oh. Good.

'Cause I'm not buying you

another pair till college.

[ Marley Narrating ]

That's his mom, Ms. Grogan.

She's a little tense.

She found out I was playing

with those doggie-sized pillows

on her coach.

and it sent her on this kick

about Bodi needing to be

more responsible.

uh! Whatever that means.

[ Chuckles ]

Oh. I see you haven't found

his leash.


Yeah. We gotta go.

A long drive

to Grandpa's.


You mean the wrinkled guy?

Okay. Let's go. Want to go

for a car ride, Marley?

[ Barks ]

Get the door.

Car ride?

Oh. Right.


[ Barking ]

[ Pop ]

[ Man ]

Get ready, set, go

Nothing will get

into the way

Get ready, set, go

Keep runnin'

and enjoy the day

Let nothin' get in your way

Oh. Marley.

Bodi, don't let him

climb on your face like that.

- Hey, hey, Dad.

Yeah. We're on our way.

- Are you gonna be late?

No. We're good.

My flight doesn't leave

till 4:

I don't know why she has to go

to a leadership conference.

She could organize

the Super Bowl blindfolded.

Oh, Marley!

Was that you?

[ Grandpa ]

Is Bodi bringing a friend?

Oh, no, no, Dad.

Marley is John

and Jenny's new puppy.

I told you we're dog sitting

while they're on that

writing assignment.

It's a big mistake,

by the way.

[ Insect Buzzing ]


[ Chomping ]

- Mmm. Crunchy.

- Get ready, set, go

Nothing will get

into the way

[ Doorbell Rings ]

- Hi, guys.

- Hi. Dad.

Hey, Grandpa.

Yep. It's the wrinkled guy.

Come on in.

Oh. Watch it. Marley.



All right.

So. here we have some

general information...

on Marley's naughty habits

that you should be aware of.

Keep in mind that he does

really like to chew

pretty much everything.

so keep your favorite things

oat of reach.


Hey, look at

this backyard!

And- Where is Marley?

He's right-

He was just-

[ Chuckles ]

I'll find him.



[ Barking ]

There you are.

Hey, Bodi.

Check this out.

[ Farts ]

Ahhh! Jacuzzi!

[ Chuckles ]


Come on.

Come on. Marley.

And make sure he gets out

and meets some of

the neighborhood kids.

[ Bodi Chuckling ]

Stop it.

You are such a troublemaker.

Mom, when you get back,

can I get my own dog?

Uh, when you prove you're

responsible enough. we can talk

about it. Why is he wet?

I'm totally responsible.

Uh-hah. You've already lost

Marley's leash, let him chew

one of your new shoes,

and I don't even want to know

why my pillows

are suddenly smelling fanny.

What if I can train Marley

by the time you get back?

Well, that would be

a miracle.

- So it's a deal?

- What?

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