Some theaters around the country are donating a portion of the ticket proceeds to local animal shelters. I compiled a list - see if your local shelter is on it!
A CHS foster heads out with 2 kittens who need bottle-feeding! The @StubbyMovie bag came in handy for carrying supplies. The #StubbyMovie comes out Friday--see it that day & CHS pets get a portion of proceeds! https://t.co/hlDhTLeYGw pic.twitter.com/xKSO77hJzH— CT Humane Society (@cthumane) April 10, 2018
See @StubbyMovie a film about a hero #dog! Go on #openingday this #Friday #April13 to a theater in IL & a portion of opening day ticket sales will be donated to US! #dogsoftwitter #familyfun pic.twitter.com/4Crp8vjzFY— Save A Pet IL (@SaveAPetIL) April 11, 2018
Only a few more days until @StubbyMovie marches into theaters & we are so excited! A portion of opening day proceeds April 13 at all Kentucky movie theaters go back to help the animals at @kyhumane. See all KY theaters featuring the film: https://t.co/yfuk60aLEg pic.twitter.com/deEnKjF1YB— KY Humane Society (@kyhumane) April 9, 2018
In just a few days @StubbyMovie An American Hero will be in theaters! Make sure to get your tickets for this inspiring true story. Thanks to @funacademyinc, a portion of proceeds will help our SAHS pets! pic.twitter.com/jKXegRQf6q— SA Humane Society (@sahumane) April 10, 2018
See @StubbyMovie in on Friday, April 13! To honor the legacy of this WWI hero pup, 5% of opening night box office from Virginia theaters will be donated to help homeless pets in our care. Starring vocal talents of @LoganLerman, Helena Bonham Carter and @Gegedeuxpardieu. pic.twitter.com/NmORbZiewe— Richmond SPCA (@RichmondSPCA) April 3, 2018
Trailer, for anyone who hasn't seen it yet:
...and a recent article about the movie, if you'd like to know more!
- written, directed and produced by Richard Lanni
- Lanni says: "The war is a backdrop, and I wanted to focus on the relationship between the man and a homeless dog"
- Logan Lerman is Robert Conroy, the soldier who adopted Stubby
- Helena Bonham Carter's character is Logan's sister, and she also narrates the film
- Gerard Depardieu is a French infrantryman who befriends Stubby
- animation style was inspired by Iron Giant and 101 Dalmatians
- Animation co-director Philippe Zerounian discusses why they chose animation over live-action
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It's national pet day BTW! Tell us about your doggo, ONTD.