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Paulie

Paulie(1998)

Also Known As: Paulie: A Parrot's Tale |

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Brief Synopsis

If you want to know what's on Paulie's mind, just ask him. But you'd better be prepared for the answer. He doesn't know how to lie, and his biting wit may ruffle a few feathers...including his own. Paulie is a parrot who can speak, not mimic, but actually converse. The problem is that though he's learned to talk, he doesn't always know when to shut up, and he comes to find out that there are times when talking can get you into trouble. Paulie's first owner--and first love--is a little girl named Marie who raises him from a baby. Helping Marie overcome a painful stutter gives Paulie the gift of gab, but doesn't prevent her parents from sending him away when they feel she is becoming too attached to him. Undeterred, the loyal little parrot begins a tenacious cross-country search to find his young owner. Along the way, Paulie has some remarkable encounters with a unique cross-section of people, some who want to help and some who see the extraordinary bird as a means to their own ends.

Cast & Crew

John Roberts Director
Bruce Davison Dr Reingold
Jay Mohr Benny; Paulie
Trini Alvarado Adult Marie
Bill Cobbs Virgil
Tia Texada Lupe; Ruby
Laura Harrington Lila Alweather
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1998 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  DreamWorks Studios
Sound:  Production Co:  Mutual Film Company .....Production Company, Boone'S Animals For Hollywood, Inc. .....Production Company, Central Casting, Inc. .....Production Company, Gala Catering Inc .....Production Company, Framestore Cfc .....Production Company, .....Production Company, RanchWorks Picture Show .....Production Company, Hammerhead Productions, Inc. .....Production Company, Light Matters Inc .....Production Company, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc. .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Miles O'Fun Sound .....Production Company, L.A. Maddogs .....Production Company, Todd-Ao .....Production Company, Kona Cutting .....Production Company, American Humane Association .....Production Company, Haskolabio .....Theatrical Distributor, Dreamworks Studios .....Studio, Dreamworks Studios .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Tele Muenchen Group .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, United International Pictures .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Toho Tawa/Marubeni .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Union Generale .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Bbc Worldwide .....Foreign Tv Distributor, Mutual Films International .....Foreign Distribution Sales, Dreamworks Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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    Charles Fisher 2010-12-12

    Paulie is a delightful bit of fantasy that will charm children of all ages. More films like this that can be viewed by impressionable youngsters are sorely... MORE>