A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of the boy, Willie, as he grows into manhood. Based on the best-selling Mississippi memoir by the late Willie Morris.

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  1. Willie Morris


  2. Gail Gilchriest


  3. Jay Russell


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  1. Frankie Muniz

    Frankie Muniz

    Willie Morris

  2. Diane Lane

    Diane Lane

    Ellen Morris

  3. Kevin Bacon

    Kevin Bacon

    Jack Morris

  4. Luke Wilson

    Luke Wilson

    Dink Jenkins

  5. Chaon Cross

    Chaon Cross


  6. Harry Connick Jr.

    Harry Connick Jr.


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget $7,000,000.00

Revenue -

Homepage http://mydogskip.warnerbros.com/

Release Information

  • January 14, 2000
    PG, Theatrical



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