“Marmaduke” DVD Review & Giveaway

By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
August 31, 2010
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20th Century Fox Home Entertainment released the family-friendly comedy, “Marmaduke” on DVD and Blu-ray!  I watched “Marmaduke” with my three boys and really enjoyed it!  We found ourselves laughing at many different parts of the movie.  “Marmaduke” available online and in stores, retailing for $29.98 (DVD) and $39.99 (Blu-ray).

SYNOPSIS:

An all-star cast, including Owen Wilson, George Lopez, Kiefer Sutherland, and Fergie, lend their voices to this doggone funny comedy starring the world’s most lovable Great Dane.  When Marmaduke (Wilson) moves to a new neighborhood with his family, the super-sized teenage dog soon discovers he just doesn’t fit in – literally!  But, with the help of his best pal Carlos the Cat (Lopez) and some newfound four-legged friends, Marmaduke may just get out of the doghouse, fall in love, and surf off into the sunset.

Two-Disc Blu-ray Disc/DVD Combo Pack Special Features

Disc One:

Marmaduke Blu-ray
– Cowabarka! Surfing Dogs
– Canine Casting
– Marmaduke Mayhem! Gag Reel
– Deleted Scenes
– Puppy Marmaduke and Kitty Carlos: Home Movies

Disc Two:

– Marmaduke widescreen feature film

DVD

Disc One:

– Marmaduke Widescreen Feature Film
– Cowabarka! Surfing Dogs
– Canine Casting
– Deleted Scenes

Little Known Facts About the Big Dogs:

Great Danes can be remarkably gentle
Many Danes share their homes with small dogs and cats and they have a reputation for being wonderful with children and sometimes work as therapy dogs.

Great Danes won’t eat you out of house and home
A full-grown Great Dane will only eat about 2-3 cups of dry food in a meal.  Try to avoid feeding them too much protein should be avoided, particularly with puppies, as growing faster than they already do can damage bones and joints.

Great Danes need human contact
An extremely sensitive breed, Great Danes need to maintain close contact with their human family.  Living a lonely life can make a Great Dane mentally unstable, depressed, and even aggressive.

Great Danes are not the tallest breed
Although the current holder of the world record for tallest dog is a 42-inch tall Great Dane, the Irish Wolfhound is officially the tallest breed.  But they are still big: an average adult male will weigh in at about 140 to 200 pounds.

Great Danes make great apartment dogs
Despite their size, they are not as high energy as other breeds.  However, daily exercise is important, brisk half hour walk a day will do!

MY THOUGHTS

We really enjoyed watching “Marmaduke” as a family.  It was an enjoyable and lighthearted family comedy.  I’m sure there will be a sequel to “Marmaduke” and I look forward to watching it with my boys! 

GIVEAWAY

1 lucky reader on The Mommy-Files will win a copy of “Marmaduke” on DVD!!!

WIN IT!!! (MANDATORY ENTRY)

– Tell me in a comment which of the above facts you had no idea about involving Great Danes (the 4 above facts).

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I received a copy of “Marmaduke” on DVD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to facilitate this review.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

225 Responses to ““Marmaduke” DVD Review & Giveaway”

  1. Nikki says:

    I did not know Great Danes only ate 2-3 cups of food at a time. I thought it would be more than that. Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

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  32. Jeffrey Creighton says:

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  66. I’d always been told (even from people that have them) that they are very clumsy, and don’t need to live in small places, and that they will eat you out of house and home. So, the facts that were opposite of those are new to me. I’m sure those were being overfed, though! 🙂

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    I didn’t know that Great Danes won’t eat you out of house and home, they look like they have a huge appetite because they are so big… but then again, I have never seen a fat great dane either…

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  148. katklaw777 says:

    Great Danes are not the tallest breed…I thought they were…other facts were fascinating too, thanks.

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