In this modern era, Box Office is only one of the revenue streams, there’s home media, Pay and non Pay TV, SVOD, airlines, foreign territories. STUBBY Official US Teaser 01 (2018)", "Fun Academy Partners with Mikros Image on 'Sgt. For his valorous actions, Stubby is still recognized as the most decorated dog in American history and the first canine ever promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the United States Army. The filmmakers have stated Charlie Chaplin's The Kid as a source of inspiration to tell the story of kids and animals living on the outskirts of an industrial capitol of the early 20th century through a series of comedic misadventures. [9] On December 1, 2017, the first theatrical teaser trailer was released in theaters across North America and full trailer released on February 27, 2018. The premiere was co-sponsored by Variety, the Children's Charity and benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Boyle Heights, with 15 additional locations across the U.S. and Canada hosting free screenings for children in their communities on the following day. Stubby died in his sleep in 1926. [10] The film was animated by Mikros Image in Montreal and Paris,[1] was directed by Richard Lanni, and written by Lanni with Mike Stokey II. After his death, he was preserved with his skin mounted on a plaster cast. Financial analysis of Sgt. Set against the backdrop of America’s entry into World War I and based on the incredible, true story of the unbreakable bond between a stray dog and a… "[38] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 58 out of 100, based on 14 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews. “Sgt. STUBBY: AN AMERICAN HERO is a feature film based on the incredible true story of America’s most decorated dog. On February 11, 2019, Fun Academy released Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero was released alongside the openings of Truth or Dare and Rampage, and the wide expansion of Isle of Dogs, and was projected to gross around $2 million from 1,633 theaters in its opening weekend. In a Reddit AMA in December 2018, one of the film's producers and voice actors, Jordan Beck, delivered this response to a question about being a box office bomb: Imagine the pitch for a movie like Stubby, “We’re going to make a kids movie about The Great War, but there’s a dog that gets wounded, but he’s okay in the end.” This was always going to be a risky undertaking and we knew we would have challenges, but it was an experiment to prove that there was an appetite for a different type of content. STUBBY THE FILM UPDATE", "SGT. Conroy names his new friend "Stubby" and gives him a home, a family, and a chance to embark on the adventure that would define a century. John Bernard Laurent Rodon Brice Garnier Nicolas Trout Richard Lanni Emily Cantrill Frank Lumpkin III Tom Sheehan. Conroy presented Stubby to the Smithsonian in 1956. Meet Stubby, a lovable stray who tags along with a brave, young soldier to fight during World War I. Stubby himself does not speak, as the filmmakers wanted to maintain as much historical accuracy as possible while still making the film's portrayal of World War I accessible to children. Conroy gives his new friend a name, a family, and a chance to embark on the adventure that would define a century.[7]. [106] The series is currently being developed by writers Scott Christian Sava, Audry Taylor (Pet Robots), and David Wise (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman: The Animated Series).[107]. Fun Academy has announced Sgt. Put your paws together for the action-packed, heartwarming, adventure of a dog and his unlikely best friend that will have your family cheering! [34], The movie was released DVD, Blu-Ray, Digital, and VOD in the United States and Canada by Paramount Home Media Distribution and Fun Academy Media Group on December 11, 2018. Meet Stubby, a lovable stray who tags along with a brave, young soldier to fight during World War I. [109], United States World War One Centennial Commission, National Guard Association of Connecticut, Montreal International Animation Festival, "Mikros Image On Board For 'Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is based on the incredible, true story of America’s most decorated military dog — a lovable stray who tags along with a brave, young soldier to fight during World War I. It’s a triumphant “tail” of friendship, loyalty and bravery above and beyond the call of duty! [36] However, due to very little marketing done on the film, It made $350,000 on its first day and $1.3 million over its opening weekend, finishing 16th. Ray Casburn (Jason Ezzell) is a drill sergeant. The film was endorsed by the Humane Society of the United States, American Legion, Armed Services YMCA, and the United States World War One Centennial Commission. After the war, the real Sgt. Collect bonus rewards from our many partners, including AMC, Stubs, Cinemark Connections, Regal Crown Club when you link accounts. Get a $5 reward for a movie on us. French poilu Gaston Baptiste (Gérard Depardieu) befriends the duo, and accompanies them along their epic journey through harsh conditions and incredible acts of courage. [11], Sgt. Theatrically released on April 13, 2018, the film features the voices of Logan Lerman, Helena Bonham Carter, and Gérard Depardieu with music by Academy Award nominee Patrick Doyle. Richard Lanni. Stubby' Gets New Teaser", "Trailer: 'Sgt. 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Logan Lerman Helena Bonham Carter Gérard Depardieu Jim Pharr Jordan Beck Jason Ezzell. Sgt. when you spend $25 on participating products. 16 for the weekend and was pulled by most locations the following week to clear room for Avengers: Infinity War. [31] Rampage's distributor, Warner Bros., then announced that Rampage would also shift up by a week, landing their Dwayne Johnson-starring blockbuster on top of Sgt. Get your swag on with discounted movies to stream at home, exclusive movie gear, access to advanced screenings and discounts galore. STUBBY is the incredible real-life story of a stray dog who became a hero of the First World War. Despite lacking formal military working dog training, Stubby and his human companions find themselves in the trenches of the Western Front in France and on the path to history. Stubby' Promises a Heartwarming "Tail" Pulled from the Trenches", "Humane Society of the United States celebrates Sgt. Robert Conroy is adopted by a stray, stump-tailed terrier. Fandango helps you go back to the movies with confidence and peace of mind. Stubby: An American Hero is based on the incredible, true story of America’s most decorated military dog — a lovable stray who tags along with a brave, young soldier to fight during World War I. It’s a triumphant “tail” of friendship, loyalty and bravery above and beyond the call of duty! Stubby is still recognized as the most decorated dog in … As the war continues, Stubby learns to sniff out injured soldiers under debris and get them medical help. ", "Stubs The Dog (@stubsthedog) • Instagram photos and videos", "Sgt. Directed by Richard Lanni. The animation is made by the studio Mikros Image and produced by Irish-American studio Fun Academy Media Group. Stubby: An American Hero as the first chapter of a planned cinematic trilogy, with the second film dealing with vaudeville, the entertainment industry and the challenges faced by soldiers returning from WWI, while the third film would feature Conroy and Stubby fighting crime during Prohibition. Stubby features and a prequel television series. sgt. Earn points. Back home, Stubby's exploits are retold in newspapers across the country.[8]. [30], The film's wide opening on April 13, 2018, was originally slated behind Rampage (original release date: April 20) and Avengers: Infinity War (original release date: May 4). Stubby: An American Hero, "Meet Sergeant Stubby, America's Original Dog of War", "SGT. Stubby: An American Hero : The National Parenting Center", "Sgt. Stubby ‘s big screen debut, including Gerard Dépardieu and composer Patrick Doyle (her fellow Harry Potter alum and collaborator on … Stubby has received numerous awards, endorsements, and festival laurels. SGT. And when he meets a dog who trains better than most of the human Soldiers in his unit…well…he’ll get back to you on that. As war nears, Stubby is rescued from his life o… And don't call Sgt. Earn 125 points on every ticket you buy. Stubby: An American Hero, in theaters April 13", "New trailer released for the SGT Stubby movie – World War I Centennial", "The Story of Sgt. ", "Ruff Life: Barnaby heads to the big screen after Dallas Pets Alive! The Stubby Squad's available members-only content at launch included an original documentary series called In the Pawprints of History with writer/director Richard Lanni traveling to the real locations visited by Stubby and the 102nd Infantry Regiment across France, as well as a graphic novel cookbook Cooking with Gaston, featuring the character voiced in the film by Gérard Depardieu as he introduces kid-friendly French recipes and gardening tips. Stubby shows the world the true meaning of dedication, loyalty and bravery. Screen Reader Users: To optimize your experience with your screen reading software, please use our Flixster.com website, which has the same tickets as our Fandango.com and MovieTickets.com websites. Stubby: An American Hero opened on 1,633 theaters across the U.S. and Canada at No. Stubby: An American Hero! Meet Stubby, a lovable stray who tags along with a brave, young soldier to fight during World War I. After being rescued off the streets by a young Soldier on the eve of America’s entry in World War I, Stubby is given a home, a family, and the chance to embark on the adventure that would define a century. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero on DVD and Blu-ray in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with Digital and VOD through Sky TV. 1 Opening", "Sgt. When he jokes, he’s the only one who gets to laugh. The film was also awarded the Parents' Choice Gold Award and The Dove Foundation's All Ages Seal of Approval – despite not containing any explicitly faith-based messaging – as well as top honors from the National Parenting Center, the Hot Diggity Awards, and the Tillywig Toy & Media Awards. Meet Stubby, a lovable stray who tags along with a brave, young soldier to fight during World War I. [37], On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 89%, based on 46 reviews, and an average rating of 6.80/10. Sgt. ENTER CITY, STATE OR ZIP CODE GO. [40][41][42][43][44], Fun Academy has announced a slate of follow-up media including two planned feature film sequels following Stubby's return home, as well as a prequel television series.[105]. "[39] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale. [5] It received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised it for its "sensitivity and charm",[6] but was a box office bomb, grossing less than $5 million against its $25 million budget. For his valorous actions, Sgt. STUBBY: AN AMERICAN HERO was directed by award-winning documentarian Richard Lanni and features the voices of Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson & The Olympians) and Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter films). Yes, our box office was not good, but that was not because we had a bad movie; it was because our release strategy was wrong and we didn’t have the big bucks to compete with the major studios, especially after Disney moved "The Avengers: Infinity War" up by a week and caused Warner Bros. to move "Rampage" onto our release date. [13] On June 15, 2017, Fun Academy Motion Pictures released a teaser trailer for the film on their YouTube channel. - Western New York Film Art and Music Event – FAME", "Introducing the Stubby Squad: www.stubbysquad.com", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sgt._Stubby:_An_American_Hero&oldid=996931619, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Around International Film Festival (ARFF) Barcelona, Best Film Made By or Starring Veterans or Military, Hollywood Divine International Film Festival, JuniorFest: International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Best Animated Feature Film for Children 5-12 Years, Special Presentation: Veterans Day Centennial Screening, Richard Lanni, Laurent Rodon, Jordan Beck, Palm Springs International Animation Festival & Expo, Regina International Film Festival and Awards, Best Feature Film – Animation/Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Western New York Film, Art & Music Event (F.A.M.E. Stubby's world premiere occurred on March 27, 2018, at the Regal L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. The two quickly find themselves in the trenches of France and on the path to history. [35], In the United States and Canada, Sgt. ", "Columbus was the first city to premiere a movie about the most decorated dog in U.S. history", "Dwayne Johnson's 'Rampage' Moves Earlier In April After 'Avengers: Infinity War' Takes Over Last Weekend Of Month", "r/movies – We are the makers of "Sgt. Director. The film was released in North America on April 13, 2018, by Fun Academy Motion Pictures. STUBBY: AN UNLIKELY HERO is an upcoming computer-animated feature film based on the incredible true story of America’s most decorated dog. [26][27] The event was hosted by the Connecticut State Library and National Guard Association of Connecticut, with hundreds of Connecticut National Guard soldiers and their families – including current members of Sgt. 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