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 entertaining, touching, humorous, melancholic, feel good and sweet films and TV shows about / with dog, family, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, friendship, culture clash, runaway and friends plots mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
dog movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dog: Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Marley & Me (2008), Max (2015), A Dog's Way Home (2019), Eight Below (2006), Adventure Time (2010), Disney's Air Bud (1997), Frankenweenie (2012), Balto (1995).

List of dog movies

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: 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: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, friends, loyalty, family, pets, loneliness, death, human animal relationship, loss of loved one, loss of friend, loss of family member ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, 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: touching, sweet, melancholic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, human animal relationship, dog movie, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, life & death, animals, police dog, love, death ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 2010s
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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, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sad ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, friends, troublemaker, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
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Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, 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, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: dog, family, teenage life, youth, friendship, adventure, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family bonds, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california
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A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: 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: touching, sweet, sincere, scenic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, animal life, lost dog, veteran, avalanche, homelessness, gay couple, best friends, adventure, mountain, search, family ...
Place: colorado, new mexico, denver colorado
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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, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: expedition, dog, pets, survival, rescue, pilot, adventure, scientist, wilderness, research, snow, helicopter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: antarctica, oregon, new zealand, washington d.c., pasadena california ...
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Adventure Time (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Told in eight parts, Islands tells the story of Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong leaving Ooo and traveling across the ocean to solve the mystery of Finn's past. During their trip, they unlock secrets, encounter various creatures, make new ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, sweet, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friends, imaginary, creature, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, princess, dog, adventurer, youth, escapades, young kid ...
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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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, cat, pets, wilderness, fish out of water, journey, adventure, survival, family, getting home, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, california, san francisco
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Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
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: dog, golden retriever, dog actor, family, friendship, clown, small town, pets, human spirit, young heroes, contests and competitions, sport ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington state, new jersey
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Frankenweenie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince ...
Style: humorous, scary, gothic, stylized, macabre ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, experiment, monster, reincarnation, afterlife, back from the dead, supernatural, experiment gone awry, pets, animal death, family relations, loss of loved one ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
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Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, exciting, suspenseful, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: daring rescue, dog, adventure, rivalry, danger, against the odds, family, wolf, dog sled, goose, lone wolves, heroic mission ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: alaska, usa
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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, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, treasure, gold, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, daring rescue, survival, adventurer, wilderness, trap ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, mine, london, san francisco ...
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: dog, racism, friendship, murder, police, hate, burglar, blood, racist, heroes, animal life, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, dalmatian, puppy, danger, rescue, chase, dog movie, adventure, family, pets, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, britain
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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, touching, captivating, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dog, neighbor, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, looking for love, waitress, artist, romance, couples, cowardliness, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
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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: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, police dog, german shepherd, police investigation, odd couple, friends, partners, crime, buddies, tough law enforcer, police operation, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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Wishbone (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Wishbone is a children's television show that aired from 1995 to 1997 in the United States. The show's title character is a Jack Russell Terrier of the same name. Wishbone lives with his owner Joe Talbot in the fictional modern town of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, adventurer, pets, animal life, teenage life, adventure, family, escapades, make believe, role playing, small town ...
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Best in Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, biting, cynical ...
Plot: dog, poodle, kimono, terrier, pet shop, lesbian, obsession, contests and competitions, ambition, salesman, training, uptight character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, florida, illinois, usa, pennsylvania
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Croc-Blanc (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
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: touching, rough, captivating, suspenseful, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, wolf, half breed, hunger, snow, best friend, native american tribe, full moon, snowing, pregnancy, river, hit on the head ...
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White God (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hungary, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Favoring pedigree dogs, a new regulation puts a severe tax on mixed breeds. Owners dump their dogs and shelters become overcrowded. 13-year-old Lili fights desperately to protect her pet Hagen, but her father eventually sets the dog free on the ...
Style: suspenseful, heartbreaking, tense, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: dog, revenge, human animal relationship, animal abuse, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, chase, rebellion, brutality, betrayal by friend, friendship ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, europe
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The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, dog, sport, childhood, coming of age, friendship, team, fence, chased by a dog, family, small town, self esteem ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: utah, usa, california
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Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, family, animal actor, adoption, pets, heroes, animal life, small town life, small town, disorder, youth ...
Time: 90s
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The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park's animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup run a business ridding the town of garden pests. Using only humane ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, not serious, clay animation ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, competition, explosion, love triangle, rivalry, monster, transformation, contest, rabbit, garden, vegetable, experiment gone awry ...
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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A-X-L (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life of a teenage boy is forever altered by a chance encounter with cutting edge military technology.
Style: sincere, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bad ending
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, robot, friendship, technology, teenage boy, human animal relationship, owner dog relationship, best friend, animal rescue, human android relationship, swat team, dangerous animal ...
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Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, thought provoking, tense, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, space and aliens, human animal relationship, talking dog, mission, outer space, mentor, benign alien, pets, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
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The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, pets, survival, on the road, getting home, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
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Shaun the Sheep (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 7 min.
Story: Shaun the Sheep is a British stop-motion animated children's television series produced by Aardman Animations, and commissioned by the British Broadcasting Corporation and Westdeutscher Rundfunk, a constituent member of the consortium of German ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, countryside, friendship, animal life, sheep, farm, farmer, escapades, friends, partners, adventure, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, colourful, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, amateur detective, adventurer, reporter, adventure, riddles and clues, escapades, danger, map, dog, captain ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1940s, year 1949, 1930s
Place: morocco, europe, seaport, north africa
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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: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, chase, dalmatian, dog, puppy, female villain, adventure, daring rescue, getting home, hopes, escapades, disney ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
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Red Dog (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, pets, human animal relationship, friends, animal life, obsessive quest, on the road, family, wilderness, ambition, death, search ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: australia, mine
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