Kicking Tiffany


...was clearly a scene NOT CALLED FOR in a family film such as this. Why did the writers even have to put it in?? I hate cruelty to animals even if its acted out (I bet they got as lot of upset fan mail over it) When I got my copy I re-dubbed it and had those 6 seconds or so removed. Now I can watch it with ease. I'm glad that in the end they at least showed that Tiffany recovered.

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The kicking of Tiffany was a deeply affecting moment and a brave choice for director Joe Camp. I realize it's unpleasant to see, but that's what made the villains so memorably detestable, and it definitely ups the ante in terms of conveying how much peril the kids were in. Personally, I believe the kicking scene to be the best scene in the movie as it makes Benji's race to save the kids more compelling... and it might be a good thing for kids to see it because it definitely shows the perpetrator in a terrible light.

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Yes it's upsetting. It may have looked real but Joe Camp and Frank Inn would have never have let anything bad actually happen. The bad guy that supposedly kicked Tiffany was the influence over the other bad guys. The meanest too. I don't condone animal cruelty either but rather see a character play someone mean and hard and not a slapstick half-wit like today's family movies.I can understand and respect your opinion on this.

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It makes me cringe and I have to mute and look away from the TV when that scene comes. I don't like the noises at all.

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I absolutely hated that scene...uncalled for a family film

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