Where the Red Fern Grows is a timeless and poignant coming-of-age story you won't forget. Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, the film follows Billy Coleman, who works hard to save his earnings to achieve his dream of buying two redbone hound dogs. Billy's grandfather (James Whitmore) promises him God will meet him halfway if he believes in himself and his beloved dogs. When Billy's pups finally arrive, he christens them Old Dan and Little Ann, and the trio become inseparable as they roam the river bottoms of the Ozarks in search of the elusive ghost raccoon.
In this unforgettable classic film every family should own, Billy realizes the meaning of true friendship, loyalty, and sorrow. Based on the novel by Wilson Rawls, Where the Red Fern Grows is a story for all ages, and for all time.