“The Mountain Between Us” Releases Spoiler to Let Viewers Know The

Lori Ennis
by Lori Ennis
The new movie “The Mountain Before Us” has leaked a unique spoiler in its trailer, telling dog lovers everywhere, “It’s okay to watch this movie! The dog does not die!”

I’m that person.

I want to know if the movie/book/show/anything I invest my time in has a ‘good’ ending before I invest the time. I know, I know, I steal the surprise aspect away, but I’m telling you–it’s not pretty to see me after I’ve watched a movie and it turns out that an animal dies.

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Particularly movies where a dog dies. I don’t care how ‘happy’ a story it is overall, I don’t want to watch.

I guess I am not alone, as there is an actual website — DoesTheDogDie?–that allows people to check out the latest books, movies and shows to see whether any canine stars of the movie perish. It’s sort of a crowdsource site, as people will rate the various media out there. DoesTheDogDie? says of the latest movie “A Mountain Between Us,” that an animal does die, and viewers who see commercials may worry about the dog star–a happy-go-lucky golden lab.

The characters crash and are stuck as survivors in the mountains; stands to reason that at some point, the poor dog may be…well, no fear. Whether the dog lives or dies is not even an issue as filmmakers have released a trailer (and purposely leaked) that lets potential viewers know the dog does not die!

The survival-romance that stars Kate Winslet and Idris Elba also has a canine star who is very prevalent in the movie’s main trailer. Seeing as voters on DoesTheDogDie? haven’t actually seen the movie, their answers aren’t helpful for people like me who will decide whether to see the movie based on whether or not the dog lives.

Which is exactly why another trailer has been released, confirming that the dog LIVES! The leak was created by the studio for the purpose of ‘spoiling’ a bit, and based on Facebook comments, was successful as many now also confirm they’ll see the movie.

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So, if you were wondering whether or not to see it because like me, you would not waste your time to watch a sweet doggo lose out on the big screen, you’re in luck. You can go see it! I’m not sure what happens to Winslet or Elba, but let’s face it? Does it really matter?

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