Whenever Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is involved in a feature film, his constant comedic sidekick Kevin Hart is often at hand – even when the pair are simply lending voice to an animated film. This is the case with DC League of Super Petswhich hit theaters this summer and is now streaming on HBO Max.
The film, directed by Jared Stern with a company called Animal Logic providing the CGI, was, overall, a success. With a budget of $90 million, DC League of Super Pets has grossed over $185 million worldwide at the time of this writing. It was also well received by critics and audiences. And, in addition to Hart and The Rock, stars providing voice work also include Vanessa Bayer, Kate McKinnon and John Krasinski.
New on HBO Max: DC League of Super Pets
“DC League of Super-Pets is a wildly funny animated movie that follows a group of pets, led by Krypto the Super Dog (Dwayne Johnson) and Ace (Kevin Hart), who become unlikely superheroes,” reads the HBO Max summary. of the film, for which you can also check out a trailer below.
Warner Bros. released the film theatrically in the United States on July 29. As for the basic plot, Superman has a pet dog named Krypto (voiced by The Rock) who works with a shelter dog named Ace (Kevin Hart) to rescue captured superheroes. Adventure and danger follow in predictable fashion.
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We noted above, meanwhile, that the film garnered solid ratings from critics and viewers. On rotten tomatoes, DC League of Super Pets currently enjoys a review score of 73%, based on 141 reviews. On the audience side, the score is even better – 88%, based on over 2,500 verified user ratings.
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