Turner And Hooch Rating: PG 9+
- 95 mins
With Hooch the only witness to a murder, small-town policeman Turner (Tom Hanks) begrudgingly befriends him to help sniff out the culprit. Just one problem – Hooch is a dog. Solving the crime soon becomes a mere sideshow to the main thrust of this lightweight caper - the slapstick chaos of a messy, mountainous mutt pairing up with a neat-freak cop. In between drooling jowl-shakes, we enjoy a late night stake out and an almighty wrestle to wash Hooch. Despite having almost only a dog to bounce off, Hanks displays plenty of the charm that had earned him an Oscar nomination for Big a year earlier. This novel twist on the cop buddy thriller is made unavoidably entertaining thanks to Hanks.