Dog movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dog movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, feel good, sweet, humorous, entertaining and melancholic films and TV shows about / with dog, friendship, family, animals, catastrophe, dialogue, runaway, mentor, chase and storytelling plots mostly in Family, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dog: Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Marley & Me (2008), Max (2015), As Good as It Gets (1997), 101 Dalmatians (1996), The Fox and the Hound (1981), Bolt (2008), 101 Dalmatians (1961), Snow Dogs (2002).

List of dog movies

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, loyalty, friends, loneliness, loss of friend, human animal relationship, animals, death, life & death, pets, family ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: sad, touching, sweet, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, talking animals, human animal relationship, police dog, transformation, happy ending, life & death, life philosophy, pet owner relationship, family ...
Time: 2010s, 60s, 90s, 80s, 70s
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 7.0
 156K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sad, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, family, pets, friendship, couple relations, family relations, marriage, parenthood, journalist, couples, family life, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
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 6.6
 27K
Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, youth, teenage life, adventure, friendship, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, texas, iraq, california
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, wilderness, friendship, talking animals, pets, beautiful scenery, fish out of water, journey, survival, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
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As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, touching, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dog, writers, unlikely friendships, neighbor, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, looking for love, age difference, artist, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
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 5.7
 110K
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, dalmatian, adventure, disney, puppy, animals, pets, rescue, chase, fashion designer, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, britain, big ben london
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The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, animal life, fox, animals, adventure, reconciliation, cartoon dog, talking animals, friends, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: canada
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 6.8
 206K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: sweet, exciting, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, human animal relationship, animals, adventure, talking animals, cartoon dog, friendship, family, animal life, pets, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, las vegas, ohio, missouri, illinois ...
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 7.3
 165K
101 Dalmatians (1961)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, dalmatian, pets, female villain, chase, puppy, adventure, disney, animals, villainess, getting home, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, britain ...
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 5.2
 27K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dog sled, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, small town, adoption, disney, friendship, against the odds, dentist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
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Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Disney's fifth installment to the franchise, Air Bud finds that he has the uncanny ability to play volleyball.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, golden retriever, volleyball, beach, friends, family, youth, contests and competitions, friendship, sport, beach volleyball, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, dog, talking animals, disney, kids and family, anthropomorphism, cat, terrier, chase, chihuahua, friendship, children ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, north america
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 5.7
 71K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, funny, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, puppy, family, pets, children, family relations, saint bernard dog, parents and children, nothing goes right, animal actor, family life, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 64K
Eight Below (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, breathtaking, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dog, survival, rescue, expedition, dog sled, adventure, pilot, pets, wilderness, snow, husky dog, scientist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, new zealand, pasadena california, oregon, washington d.c. ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 21K
White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, treasure, friendship, pets, wilderness, adventure, gold, dog sled, survival, daring rescue, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa, london, san francisco ...
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 7.1
 43K
Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, feel good, suspenseful, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wolf, dog sled, rivalry, adventure, daring rescue, goose, against the odds, family, courage, alienation, bully ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: alaska, usa
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The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: dog, wolf, dog sled, gold rush, survival, grizzly bear, gold, snow, disney, wolf pack, friendship, golddigger ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon
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A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: sweet, sentimental, sincere, touching, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, puppy, animals, pitbull, lost dog, pets, adventure, best friends, pet dog, animal life, veteran, homelessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
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 6.0
 34K
K-9 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dog, german shepherd, police dog, buddy cop, police investigation, friends, partners, crimes, buddies, justice, police operation, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 9K
See Spot Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, family, pets, goofy hero, crime gone awry, friendship, save the day, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, crimes, hidden identity, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle
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Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, on the road, boy and dog, friends, young heroes, escapades, little boy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: alps, france
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Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, puppy, family, talking dog, pets, nothing goes right, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, friends, family relations, youth, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 4K
White Fang (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A loyal wolfdog’s curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters.
Style: rough, touching, sincere, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, wolf, dog sled, half breed, hunger, snow, best friend, rescue from drowning, human animal relationship, pregnancy, flashback, waterfall ...
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 47K
Togo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and ...
Style: captivating, suspense, atmospheric, exciting, tense
Plot: dog, dog sled, puppy, escapades, adventure, blizzard, plague, storm, snow, save the day, friendship, delivery ...
Time: 1920s
Place: alaska, usa
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A Dog's Journey (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, India, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Bailey is living the good life on the farm of Ethan and Hannah. As Bailey’s soul prepares to leave this life for a new one, he promises Ethan to find CJ and protect her at any cost.
Style: sweet, emotional, touching, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, reincarnation, human animal relationship, animal life, grownups, grandfather granddaughter relationship, teenager, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, child care, new life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 10K
White Dog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: dog, racist, racism, murder, friendship, dangerous animal, actor's life, life is a bitch, crimes, small town life, interracial relations, hate ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, friendship, basketball, dog actor, pets, contests and competitions, young heroes, human spirit, small town, underdog, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state, new jersey
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 6.6
 7K
Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, talking dog, dog, family relations, family life, human becoming an animal, getting home, afterlife, starting over, family, parent child relationship, hopes ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Enzo, a family dog with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind, evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, the race-car driver Denny Swift.
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, exciting, tense
Plot: dog, racecar driver, car race, golden retriever, automobile racing, sport, race, friend, reincarnation, husband wife relationship, american abroad, father daughter relationship ...
Place: mongolia, washington d.c., seattle, washington state
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