The only problem is with the evil Garland clan, which lives next door. Without Robert Weatherwax's training, the amazing things that this Lassie does would not be possible. The Turners hold a memorial for Lassie at a nearby tree where Matt's mother had carved her initials years before, and Matt carves Lassie's name right below his mother's initials. Steve: Oh, honey, you too? Lassie barks again 22841 bell rings, Matt exits school to meet Lassie after April has done a show 'n' tell of her 4-H club project Matt: How you doing, girl? Sam, after learning that Matt had saved his son, Josh's life, apologizes to the Turners for his actions and for the loss of Lassie. As the city family copes with the change to rural life, including a feud with a neighboring farm family who resent the city interlopers, the ever-loyal Lassie helps them adjust to their new surroundings. Matt manages to rescue him, but is unable to save himself. Matt: Jennifer, it's not Lassie.
Lassie was the dog of choice for a generation that grew up watching the popular television show in the 1950's. We are growing by leaps and bounds with many new movie quotes listed daily. November 2015 The Turner family moves from the big city to the rural countryside in , hoping to start a new life. Sure it's a corny ending either way but, not being an animal person, I enjoyed the family dynamics more than Matt's relationship to a dog. After Lassie saves Matt's life from an aggressive one night, the two form an unbreakable bond.
You know there's no such thing as Lassie! Determined to start a new life in the country, the Turner Family - Dad, stepmom, little Jennifer and teenager Matt - leaves the city for the wilds of Virginia. Don't forget to bookmark our site and your favorite quotes pages. The interior of the Garland home is so tastefully decorated in Tex-Mex it belongs in Architectural Digest; why is it that movie villains always have the best decorators? However Josh and Jim catch up to them, and in the ensuing scuffle Josh finds himself struggling in a raging river, heading for some massive rapids and a huge waterfall. Steve's daughter immediately names it Lassie as she watches the Lassie television show. It's weird enough as it is. The father Fredric Forrest is a mean-spirited, tabaccy-chawin' man who is raising his two young sons the same way all three wear black hats.
And slowly, under the wholesome influence of the landscape, rural values and Lassie's patient tutelage, they all begin to flourish. There were some almost inevitable Lassie-type scenes, but it was fun getting to see Lassie act like a Collie for once. Steve is a contractor, out of work, who moves to Virginia with the promise of a job. Steve: Because it probably belongs to somebody, and we're full enough as it is. Steve: Jen, Jen, he'll be fine. This 1994 version is a pleasant enough of a remake, even if the dog is the smartest one around and every human around her has a lone personality trait.
On the drive there they pick up a stray collie. Lassie whines as if to say Please, Steve? The funny thing is, the movie sort of grew on me. Spotting the trucker's now-abandoned collie on the side of the road, they take pity on the dog and adopt her. One of the joys of Lassie is the way she so patiently and cleverly manages the lives of the humans that God has given her. You know what would happen in my old school if I put a goat on a desk?! Steve: not believing her Jennifer, don't touch a strange dog. However, as his father Steve's planned job falls through, Matt with help from his grandfather, Len Collins, , helps convince the family to start up a sheep farm, which had been his mother's dream.
Steve: Then why did you order it?. But there's good feeling in this movie, and an especially heartfelt relationship grows slowly between Matt and his stepmother. Frustrated Steve Turner has recently remarried and is taking his family to Virginia to live in the old farm house that his first wife grew up in. The Garlands raise sheep, and very profitably, too; their house is so modern and elaborate is looks like the headquarters for one of James Bond's enemies. While the Turners get to work, a ruthless neighbor and wealthy sheep farmer, Sam Garland , will stop at nothing to prevent them from succeeding, because it means that they will be occupying some grazing land that he's used in the past.
As the city family copes with the change to rural life, including a feud with a neighboring farm family who resent the city interlopers, the ever-loyal Lassie helps them adjust to their new surroundings. Steve opens car door, Lassie jumps into backseat Laura: How 'bout the backseat? Jennifer: But kids are supposed to have dogs. We would like to thank all members for submitting quotes to make this site possible. On their way to start a new life at a sheep farm in rural Virginia, the Turner family are halted by a wreck on the highway that has claimed the life of a truck driver. Matt and Lassie form an unbreakable bond and Lassie begins to help Matt become more comfortable with his new life. Steve: Jen, Jen, he'll be fine. On the way to start a new life at a sheep farm in rural Virginia, the Turner family is joined by Lassie, playing a friendly stray, who also happens to be an expert sheep dog.
And Lassie is there to save the day! Where would we put her? We can't just leave her here. And, yes, I could see a lot of the big moments coming three scenes in advance. The dog everyone loves now leaps into the '90s in this all-new, exciting, updated version of Lassie! The neighbor's change of heart is ridiculous. Matt and Jennifer's mother has died sometime earlier, and their dad, Steve , has remarried. Jennifer: It helps us grow up right. But with the help of a stray Collie dog named Lassie that the family takes in, Matt learns to adjust to his surroundings and his family's struggling situations.
Fortunately, the Turners are helped by a homeless collie who becomes part of their lives - and Matt does a lot of growing up as a result of the dog's unflinching loyalty. Laura: Steve-- Steve: Honey, please. The move creates problems for everyone, especially 13-year-old Matt , who feels lost and alone in his new surroundings, and still has not come to terms with his father Steve's remarriage to Laura after his mother's death. One thing that I noticed missing from the credits was Robert Weatherwax's name. Cast: , , , Brittany Boyd, , , , Director: Genres: Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Broadway Pictures Distributors: Paramount Pictures Keywords: , , , , , , , ,. If you would like to additional quotes, please visit the page.