Synopsis: 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 it's 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. Owen Wilson gives the beloved Great Dane his voice in the film, which also features the voices of Fergie, George Lopez, Emma Stone and Kiefer Sutherland.
Genre: Comedy, Family
Director(s): Tom Dey
Production: 20th Century Fox
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
87 min

High school.

Look familiar? Yeah.

Being a teenager,

it can be rough,

I'm not gonna

lie to you.

But if you're a teenager,

and the world doesn't fit you,

you're totally hosed!

# Oh, Mr. Pit...

Oh, Mr. Pit...

# Mr. Pitiful

# Who let you down?

# Who let you down?

Who let you down?

And the harder

you try to fit in,

the more awkward it gets.

# Oh, Mr. Pit...

Oh, Mr. Pit...

# Mr. Pitiful

# Who let you down?

Look at this poor guy.


# Who let you down?

Who let you down? #

But if you think

being a big, awkward teenager

is about the worst thing

that can happen to you,

try being

a 200-pound teenage dog

with a radar dish

wrapped around your neck!

Oh, yeah, that'll make me

real popular.

Luckily, they're easy

to take off. Watch this.


Told you!

Where are you?

Hold your horses.

I'm Marmaduke, by the way.

I get yelled at a lot.

Come on, let's meet the fam.

The two-leggers.

You're gonna love them.

Here I come!

This little Padawan here

is Brian.

Like most kids his age,

he loves to hang out with me.

Come on, buddy.

I can't see!

Yeah, I'm pretty busy myself.

I'll catch you later.

And this social

butterfly here is Barbara.

She loves to

play ball with me.

Okay, Barb,

you throw and I catch.

He can be like that.

Not like that.

Is somebody cooking?


Debbie's pretty cool,

and my main food hook-up.

She slips me a steak here,

some turkey there.

Which is why I think she doesn't

even care when I help myself.

Come to daddy.

Ahhh! Hot cheese!

Oh, hot cheese!


The little one's Sarah.

How cute is she?

And she's my biggest fan.

You know, it's important for

them to get exercise at this age,

so I try to take her

for a walk every day.

She's got a great laugh,

doesn't she?

Then there's

my owner, Phil.

He's a marketing guy for

a local pet food company.

I call him

Doctor No sometimes,

'cause it's nothing

but rules with him.

No slobbering.

No barking.

No tackling the mailman.

Here, let's see if he says no

to this awesome hole I'm digging.

Marmaduke, no!

See? Doctor No

in the house.

Why don't you just

give it a chance?

I will find China!

What you're doing

is cruel and unusual.

I hate water.

Come on. Sit.

Look, everybody's got a weakness. Sit.

Mine's water. It's my kryptonite. Sit.

Not sitting in this tub.

Sit, sit, sit.

Sit, Marmaduke!

What can I say? I'm

a sucker for the kid.


Phil hates that.

Hey, Sarah,

where you going?


There's nothing good about

getting a bath, except for this!

Come on, Phil!

Not again.


Let's go!


I like to give Phil

a little exercise, too.

He's cooped up in the office

all day. Come on, Phil.

That's the spirit!

Get back here!

Over here!

Come here, through here,

Phil! I'm over here!

Yeah, come on!

Not this time...

You don't grab a tiger

by the tail!


Someone call the ASPCA!

We got a crazy dog

on the loose!


Hey, Dad.

What are you doing?

Would it kill them

to install a new dog door?

I was two months old

when they got this.

I guess I had more pull before

the growth spurt. Cue flashback.

Oh, he's so cute!

See? Insanely cute.

Look at that lovable

little Marma-pup.

Come here, you!

But when you grow up into

this, I get it. Not pretty.

I'd ignore me, too.

Get back here!

Hey, I'm talking here!

Anyway, I try not to

hold things against Phil.

After all,

he's only human.

That's why I make it a point

to never go to bed hungry.

Let's see

what we've got.

Sausage from

last week's barbecue,

gonna need to let that

breathe a few days.

This is our shot.

California, the big leagues.

In the big leagues, they take

steroids and cheat with supermodels.

It's a marketing job with

an organic pet food company.

I think we'll be okay.

Pepperoni pizza.

Phil's loafer? No, I'll

save it for dessert.

And that, I have no idea what that is.

Aren't we okay

in Kansas?

Is that what we wanna be? Just okay?

Coming in for a landing.

I wanna give you and the

kids the life you deserve.

I want a bigger house

with a bedroom that doesn't

smell like a meat-locker.

This is our shot.

Well, if this is our shot,

then we should take it.

But you have to

tell the kids.


Give me that.

Oh! Whoa, whoa, whoa!

Hey, I wasn't done

with that!

You don't have to worry, I've

got my supermodel right here.


Wait for it...

Wait for it...



What did you eat?

I know it's juvenile,

but it's all I've got.

So, there you have it.

Day in the life of

old Marmaduke, here.

It's really bad!

Guys, I am sorry.

That was a little much,

even for me.

Bad Marmaduke.

All right, enough.

Lights out.

Waffles, waffles,

waffles, waffles, waffles!


Saturday morning waffles!

Got to love the Debster!

Take it easy, man!

A waffle is to be

savored, not inhaled!

Hey, this is my step-bro,

Carlos, by the way.

Say hey, Carlos.

Hey, Carlos.

He's pretty cool

for a cat, which helps,

since he's basically

my only friend.

You ready for

a bombshell?

Lay it on me.

Phil just told everybody

he got a new job.

We're moving

to the O.C.!

Shut up! Really?

No lie! I was so shocked,

I hacked that thing up.

Carlos, that's gross!

I know it's gonna take

time to adjust, honey,

but you'll make so many

new friends there.

I think it sounds

kind of cool.

What do you care? All you

do is play video games.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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