Pick of the Litter (film)

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Pick of the Litter
Pick of the Litter poster.jpg
Directed byDana Nachman
Don Hardy [1]
Written byDana Nachman
Release date
  • January 2018 (2018-01) (Slamdance Film Festival)[2]
  • August 31, 2018 (2018-08-31)[3]
Running time
81 minutes
CountryUnited States

Pick of the Litter is a 2018 American documentary film by Dana Nachman and Don Hardy about a two-year odyssey following guide dogs for the blind. It had its world premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival in January.[4][5]


The movie had a positive reception from critics, scoring 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 58 reviews, with the Critics Consensus reading, "Pick of the Litter has all the fluffy adorableness audiences expect from a puppy documentary, along with a story that's as edifying as it is heartwarming."[6][7][8][9][10]


  1. ^ Pick of the Litter movie review: Documentary about guide dogs is like Survivor with dogs-Slate
  2. ^ Guide Dogs for the Blind-Pick of the Litter
  3. ^ 'Pick of the Litter' documentary follows puppies' guide dog training-Today.com
  4. ^ Slamdance
  5. ^ First Trailer for 'Pick of the Litter' Dog Documentary from Slamdance-FirstShowing.net
  6. ^ Rotten Tomatoes
  7. ^ Harvey, Dennis (17 April 2018). "Film Review: 'Pick of the Litter'".
  8. ^ "Review: In 'Pick of the Litter,' Good Dogs Compete to Be the Best".
  9. ^ "Guide dogs train in Pick of the Litter". BBC News.
  10. ^ "'Pick of the Litter': Film Review - Slamdance 2018".

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