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 melancholic, humorous, clever, touching, semi serious and realistic films and TV shows about / with dog, family, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, friendship, friends, chase and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Australia 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), White Dog (1982), Up (2009), Cujo (1983), Wishbone (1995), Frankenweenie (2012), White God (2014).

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: friendship, dog, friends, pets, family, loyalty, death, loneliness, human animal relationship, sacrifice, loss of loved one, loss of friend ...
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: sweet, touching, melancholic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, human animal relationship, dog movie, animals, life & death, love, death, talking animals ...
Time: 2010s, 1960s, 1990s
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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: sentimental, touching, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, chaos and mayhem, journalist, parenthood, marriage, couple relations, family life, death of dog, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, serious, realistic, emotional, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: dog, family, teenage life, youth, friendship, pets, adventure, betrayal, rescue, escapades, death in the family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, 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, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, fish out of water, cat, wilderness, survival, journey, adventure, getting home, family, human animal relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, san francisco, california
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White Dog (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: dog, racism, murder, racist, blood, police, burglar, hate, friendship, interracial relations, hollywood, vicious ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, follow your dream, family, dreams, friends, dog, obsessive quest, odd couple, hopes, mischievous children, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
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Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, dog, rabies, danger, hiding in a car, blood, brutality, killer dog, death, dam, cadillac, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
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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, feel good, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, adventurer, friendship, adventure, family, animal life, pets, teenage life, escapades, make believe, imagination, small town ...
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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, offbeat, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, reincarnation, experiment, monster, family relations, supernatural, afterlife, back from the dead, parents and children, family, loss of loved one, pets ...
Place: usa
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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, chase, human animal relationship, animal abuse, animal attack, homeless, rebellion, father daughter relationship, brutality, betrayal by friend, friendship ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary
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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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, pets, dog, treasure, adventure, human animal relationship, daring rescue, gold, survival, adventurer, unlikely friendships, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, mine, london, san francisco ...
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101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
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, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, dalmatian, puppy, rescue, family, danger, adventure, chase, good versus evil, friendship, disney ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, big ben london
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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: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, police dog, german shepherd, police investigation, odd couple, buddies, crime, police operation, partners, friends, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
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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: based on true events, sentimental, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, dog, animal life, human animal relationship, obsessive quest, on the road, friends, family, wilderness, ambition, multiple storylines, search ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: australia, mine
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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, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, animal life, countryside, farm, dog, sheep, farmer, escapades, friends, adventure, rescue, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Wilderness (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juvenile delinquents gets sent to a small British island after a fellow prisoners death, where they have to fight for survival.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, island, dog, juvenile delinquency, death, brutality, violence, human prey, gory, isolation, danger, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scottish highlands
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The Breed (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dog attack, dog, island, survival, chased by a dog, cabin in the woods, dangerous animal, rescue, vacation, danger, deadly, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
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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: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: dog, terrier, pet shop, poodle, kimono, lesbian, obsession, pets, contests and competitions, ambition, gay, promiscuity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, florida, illinois, usa, pennsylvania
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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: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, best friends, adventure, dog, reconciliation, unlikely couple, animal life, friends, rescue, danger, rivalry, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
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Love's a Bitch (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Three different people in Mexico City are catapulted into dramatic and unforeseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: forbidden love, dog, siblings relations, family relations, pets, latinos, marital problem, hitman, money, multiple storylines, machismo, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico city, mexico
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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, clever, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: single parent, dog, opposites attract, neighbor, friendship, waitress, road trip, prejudice, romance, love and romance, homosexual, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, cuba
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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
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: stylized, exciting, realistic, colourful, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, amateur detective, treasure, adventurer, adventure, danger, escapades, riddles and clues, reporter, chase, dog, map ...
Time: 20th century, year 1949, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, morocco, seaport, north africa
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, prodigy, time machine, adventure, adoption, dog, family, young heroes, sent to the past, changing the past or future, save the day, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: egypt, usa
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Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: adoption, orphan, dog, adventure, social worker, family, friendship, family relations, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
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The Pack (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man’s best friend becomes his worst nightmare when a horde of bloodthirsty wild dogs descends upon a family’s farmhouse in a fang-bearing fight for survival.
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, tense
Plot: survival, dog, australian outback, battle, husband wife relationship, animal, ranch, farmhouse, isolation, outback, farmer, attack ...
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The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Best friends Tod, a fox kit, and Copper, a hound puppy, visit a country fair when they see a band of dogs called "The Singin' Strays". The band has five members: Dixie, Cash, Granny Rose, and twin brothers Waylon and Floyd. It is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fox, dog, friendship, animal life, adventure, love and romance, family, friends, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, escapades ...
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Alpha (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, sincere, social ...
Plot: human animal relationship, survival, wolf, dog, ice age, adventure, wilderness, injury, father son relationship, cavemen, snow, boar ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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Bad Moon (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bloody, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, dog, deadly creature, transformation, human animal relationship, family in danger, boy, brother sister relationship, trailer, sex scene, full moon, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state
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Family Guy (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, anthropomorphism, dog, social satire, small town, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, family relations, youth, boy genius, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
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