Hachi: A Dog's Tale

TV-G 1 hr 24 min

Inspired by a true story, college professor Parker Wilson (Richard Gere) rescues an Akita puppy he finds abandoned at a train station, and the two form a remarkable, lifelong bond.

Starring: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Jason Alexander

Directed by : Lasse Hallstrom





Run Time

1 hr 24 min


United States


Parker Wilson: Richard Gere

Cate Wilson: Joan Allen

Carl: Jason Alexander

Ken: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Jasjeet: Erick Avari

Andy: Sarah Roemer

Mary Anne: Davenia McFadden

Michael: Robbie Sublett


Directed by: Lasse Hallstrom

Screenplay by: Stephen P. Lindsey

Executive Producer: Jeff Abberley, Julia Blackman, Warren T. Goz, Paul Mason, Stewart McMichael and Jim Seibel

Associate Producer: Julie Chrystyn, Roxanna Farzaneh and Paul A. Levin, Dwight Opperman, Michael Viner

Original Music by: Jan A.P. Kaczmarek

Cinematography By: Ron Fortunato

Film Editing By: Kristina Boden

Casting by: Rick Montgomery