Watch a dogs purpose 2017 online free. A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
The story is told through Bailey’s perspective, with Gad voicing the dog who may have a limited grasp of English but proves himself a keen observer of humans. Watching Ethan and Hannah’s courtship, he describes how much they like to “wrestle and lick each other,” recognizing their ardor in the form of “that sweaty smell.” Adult viewers, at least, will find that a little of this cutesiness, not to mention the frequent POV shots from the various dogs’ vantage points, goes a long way; youngsters may become upset by the periodic depictions of doggy demises. The episodic storyline is only sporadically compelling, mostly swinging wildly from melodrama (Ethan’s father becomes violent and abusive) to silliness (Bailey swallows a rare coin, which Ethan desperately attempts to retrieve by the only means possible).
Director Lasse Hallström succeeds in providing a diversified visual style to the proceedings, from the Andrew Wyeth-inspired look of the first segment to the grittier, handheld photography of the police dog episode. The soundtrack’s period-appropriate pop songs effectively convey the various time frames, while Rachel Portman’s score hammers home the emotional high points.
While the human performers are more than adequate, there’s no doubt that the canine stars carry the day. Their utter irresistibility helps a long way in terms of getting past the corny plot machinations of A Dog’s Purpose.