Lassie (1994 film)

Lassie is a 1994 American adventure family film directed by Daniel Petrie and featuring the fictional collie Lassie.

However, as his fathers planned job falls through, Matt with help from his grandfather, helps convince the family to start up a sheep farm. While the Turners get to work, a ruthless neighbor and wealthy sheep farmer, Sam Garland, will stop at nothing to prevent them from succeeding, because it means that they will be occupying some grazing land that hes used in the past. In addition, Sam has two sons, Josh and Jim Garland who attend school with Matt. Both boys dislike Matt, but Joshs hatred mainly stems from jealousy because a fellow student April Porter, whom Josh likes, is more interested in Matt.Eventually Sam, with the help of his sons and henchmen, steals the Turners new sheep herd, and kidnaps Lassie. However, she manages to escape, and she and Matt manage to claim their sheep back. However Josh and Jim catch up to them, and in the ensuing scuffle Josh finds himself struggling in a raging river, heading for a huge waterfall. Matt manages to rescue him, but is unable to save himself. Lassie then rescues Matt, but ends up going over the waterfall herself, to everyones dismay. Sam, after learning that Matt had saved his son, Joshs life, apologizes for his actions and for Lassies demise. However, Lassie manages to survive the waterfall, and although weakened, she returns home not too long afterwards. ........

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