New Movie: STRAYS (adult comedy), opening August 18th

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Release Date: 

Friday August 18, 2023 Nationwide 

R   RESTRICTED MPA 
pervasive language, crude and sexual content, and drug use

WHAT IS THIS ABOUT?

Picture this: the city streets, bustling with people and cars, filled with both good-hearted souls and shady characters. In the midst of this urban jungle, we have Reggie, a Border Terrier with a heart as pure as the morning dew. He’s just the kind of dog you’d expect to see in a sappy Disney movie, always wagging his tail and looking at life through rose-tinted doggy goggles.

But, oh boy, Reggie’s life is about to take a turn for the ruff – pun absolutely intended. You see, his owner Doug, portrayed by the hilarious Will Forte, decides to pull a fast one on poor Reggie. One day, Doug looks at Reggie, smiles (or maybe it was a grimace), and then walks away, leaving the bewildered pup on the cold, unforgiving streets.

Now, here’s where the comedy kicks into high gear. Reggie, ever the optimist, cannot fathom that his dear Doug would do something as dastardly as abandon him. “Oh, he must be playing hide-and-seek!” Reggie barks to himself, tail wagging furiously. “Doug loves a good game of hide-and-seek! I’ll just wait right here!”

Little does Reggie know that he’s been caught in the web of a heartless sleazeball. But don’t worry, our furry protagonist is about to meet his match – and no, I’m not talking about a sappy love story with a French Poodle. Enter Bug, a Boston Terrier voiced by the Oscar® winner, Jamie Foxx.

Bug is the epitome of street-smart, a fast-talking, no-nonsense stray who knows the city like the back of his paw. He’s seen it all – garbage cans filled with half-eaten hot dogs, fire hydrants turned into canine social media hubs, and owners who think they’re the world’s rulers.

When Reggie and Bug meet, it’s like oil and vinegar colliding. Reggie is all wide-eyed and hopeful, while Bug rolls his eyes so hard you’d think he’s practicing for the Canine Olympics. “Owners are for suckers, my friend,” Bug barks, his gruff voice echoing off the alley walls. “Freedom is the name of the game!”

As Reggie spends more time with Bug, he sees the truth about his past relationship with Doug. “Maybe Doug wasn’t the caring owner I thought he was,” Reggie confesses to Bug, his voice tinged with newfound wisdom. “Maybe I was stuck in a toxic relationship with a heartless hooman!”

And so, the adventure unfolds as Reggie and Bug navigate the mean streets together. They dodge dog catchers, outwit grumpy old cats, and have philosophical debates about the true meaning of freedom. But most importantly, Reggie learns to let go of his naivety and embrace the world’s reality.

In the end, Reggie discovers that life on the streets might be tough but liberating. He finds friendship in the unlikeliest of places, and together, Reggie and Bug form an inseparable duo.

So, dear moviegoers, get ready to laugh, cry (happy tears, of course), and cheer on Reggie as he learns that sometimes, the best relationships in life are the ones that set you free. Because let’s face it, when you’ve got Will Ferrell as a naïve Border Terrier and Jamie Foxx as a foul-mouthed Boston Terrier, you know you’re in for a barking good time!

Cast List 

Will Ferrell 
Barbie, Daddy’s Home   

Jamie Foxx 
They Cloned Tyrone,God is a Bullet   

Will Forte 
Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken, Good Boys   

Randall Park 
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, Long Shot   

Isla Fisher 
The Great Gatsby, Greed   

Sofia Vergara 
Happy Feet Two, The Smurfs   

Harvey Guillén 
Blue Beetle, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish   

Josh Gad 
Moonfall, Ice Age: Continental Drift   

Dennis Quaid 
The Hill, Reagan   

Jamie Demetriou 
Barbie, Cruella   

Brett Gelman 
Surrounded, Boy Kills World   

Rob Riggle 
Bromates, The Curse of Bridge Hollow