My Dog Skip
Cast: Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon, Luke Wilson
Puppy Love: In the summer of '42, a lonely, unathletic boy gets a Jack Russell terrier for his ninth birthday, and finds friendship and acceptance in Yazoo, Mississippi.
What Parents Like: The film is loosely based on the boyhood memoirs of Willie Morris, who went on to become editor of Harper's magazine.
What Kids Like: Watch Skip drive the family car and steal bologna from the butcher!