Zoey to the Max

MPAA Rating:
Not Rated
90 mins
Cassidy Mack, Amy Smart, Grant Bowler
Jim Valdez
Simon Cho, Christopher Barish, Jim Valdez

Content at a Glance


couple kiss.


screwed up-2; snot nose-1.


men steal dog; car chase; couple of teenagers steal from store.


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mild cleavage.


woman has rude attitude toward foster child; rude attitude toward others by bad guys; scene of guns and bullets in sheriff's office; man and girl take bad guys' car to save dog.


Zoey, a 13-year-old foster child, watches her foster family's dog get stolen while she's in charge! The criminals, a pair of "Home Alone"-like thugs, are after the mutt because he is a famous show dog. Zoey heads out on a cross-country adventure with a techy new friend in order to track down the dog and save the relationship with her foster family. Throughout the film Zoey must dig in and fight for the life she's always wanted, undergoing much personal growth in the process.

Movie Message

Being a foster child is not always easy with moving around so often or would-be parents making another choice. Zoey has been in the system a long time and she wants nothing more than to be part of a real family. When a series of unfortunate things happen to her, she finds herself in Palm Springs and far from her LA home.

Sometimes when bad things happen, something good can happen too. When Sheriff Tom and his lovely wife Sam find that Zoey is going back into the system once again, they make a decision. They believe it is time for change, not only for them and their dog Max but for this kind-hearted young girl too. Her life is starting to change like she always wished for, but when Max is taken by bumbling thieves, Zoey blames herself and is afraid that her new life is over.

"Zoey to the Max" is a charming movie about love, kindness and family. A family is not always connected by blood but by love that brings people—and even animals—together. Everyone from ages one to 80 will enjoy this amazing movie. The Dove "Family-Approved" Seal for all ages is awarded to this film.

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