DVD 106 mins IMDB 6.1 (1,313 votes)
Because Of Winn-Dixie
20th Century Fox (2005)
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(11/27/2005 )

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Comedy, Drama, Family
USA  /  English

Jeff Daniels Preacher
Dave Matthews Otis
AnnaSophia Robb Opal (as AnnaSophia Robb)
Eva Marie Saint Miss Franny
Cicely Tyson Gloria
Courtney Jines Amanda Wilkinson
Nick Price Dunlap Dewberry
Luke Benward Stevie Dewberry
Elle Fanning Sweetie Pie Thomas
Marca Price Mrs. Dewberry
Lenore Banks Mrs. Detweller
B.J. Hopper Mr. Alfred
John McConnell Store Manager
Harland Williams Policeman
William Arthur Pitts Churchgoer 1

Director Wayne Wong; Wayne Wang
Producer Trevor Albert; Joan Singleton
Writer Joan Singleton; Kate DiCamillo
Cinematography Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Musician Rachel Portman
User Credit 1 Deirdre Slevin
User Credit 2 Hope Hanafin

Based On The Heartwarming Best-Selling Book

Based on the best-selling book, Because of Winn-Dixie is the heartwarming "tail" of a young girl (AnnaSophia Robb) whose life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad (Jeff Daniels) and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer.

Edition Details
Edition Special Edition
Barcode 024543189718
Region Region 1
Release Date 8/9/2005
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Standard 1.33:1 Color
Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles English; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Surround
SPANISH: Dolby Digital Surround
Layers Dual Side, Single Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Commentary by Jeff Daniels and Producer Trevor Albert
Scene-Specific Commentary by AnnaSophia Robb
Gag Reel
Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
Diamond in the Ruff Dog Training Featurette
Personal Details
Purchase Date 11/27/2005
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 1 Thematic elements and brief mild language.
User Text 2 Discover what happens when you go looking for a miracle and a miracle comes looking for you.
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Trivia: To make sure both dogs got on well with AnnaSophia Robb, who played Opal, she was brought in early to get acquainted with the dogs and give them treats. By the time shooting started, they considered her a "safe" area. (more)

Goofs: Continuity: Opal's hair changes from straight and flat to styled and blow-dried during the baseball game and party set-up scenes. (more)

[first lines]
Opal: Safe!

Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations (more)