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Children Action & Adventure 
Rated: 7+ (PG)19981h 31mOn: HBO MAX HBO Tags: Animal Feel-good Country: America

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a little girl who stutters. Eventually, he teaches the girl to speak correctly but is taken away by her father because he believes the girl cannot distinguish fantasy from reality because she believes the bird can talk. Paulie goes through a series of adventures with a pawn shop owner, an aging widow, a Mexican-American troubadour and a would be thief before being taken to the institute where he now livesPaulie featuring Gena Rowlands and Tony Shalhoub is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on HBO MAX (Via Hulu), available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 3 others. It's an action & adventure and children movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (15,256 votes).

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John Roberts


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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video, Microsoft & 1 other).

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#17,987 Ranked Movie

#35 Ranked in Children Movies

#626 Ranked in Movies on HBO

#806 Ranked in Feel-good Movies

Paulie has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (15,256 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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