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, feel good, touching, humorous, sweet and melancholic films and TV shows about / with dog, dog movie, catastrophe, mentor, family, friendship, storytelling, dialogue, runaway and pets plots mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dog: Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Eight Below (2006), Max (2015), A Dog's Way Home (2019), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Balto (1995), Marley & Me (2008), 101 Dalmatians (1996), Beethoven (1992), See Spot Run (2001).

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: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, dog, animals, loyalty, friends, life & death, family, pets, human animal relationship, loneliness, death, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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 7.3
 59K
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, girls' night
Plot: dog, rescue, survival, adventure, expedition, dog sled, pets, pilot, scientist, snow, wilderness, research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: antarctica, oregon, washington d.c., pasadena california, new zealand ...
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 6.7
 25K
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, adventure, teenage life, friendship, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california
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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, lost dog, adventure, best friends, animal life, veteran, homelessness, mountain, search, gay couple, avalanche, wolf ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
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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, friendship, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, survival, family, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
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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, sad, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, human animal relationship, dog movie, police dog, happy ending, life & death, transformation, adaptation, talking animals, love ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 80s, 60s, 1990s ...
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 7.1
 38K
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, feel good, exciting, suspenseful, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, dog, rivalry, adventure, danger, against the odds, daring rescue, dog sled, lone wolves, goose, heroic mission, save the day ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
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 7.1
 143K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, newlyweds, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
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 5.7
 98K
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, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, adventure, dalmatian, puppy, disney, dog movie, pets, danger, rescue, chase, animals, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england, britain, big ben london
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 5.7
 64K
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, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, children, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, rescue, family relations, suburbs, animal rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
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 5.4
 9K
See Spot Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
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, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, family, goofy hero, pets, friendship, crime gone awry, hidden identity, fish out of water, witnessing a crime, crimes, danger, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle, seattle washington
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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, fox, animal life, adventure, rescue, best friends, reconciliation, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
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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, sweet, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dog, writers, neighbor, age difference, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, unlikely friendships, waitress, looking for love, artist, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
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 6.7
 19K
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, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, treasure, friendship, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, gold, survival, wilderness, daring rescue, unlikely friendships, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, london, san francisco, california ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 8K
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, racism, murder, friendship, hate, racist, actor's life, life is a bitch, dangerous animal, crimes, danger, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, on the road, animal life, wounded animal, young heroes, escapades, mountain ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: alps, france
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 25K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dog sled, pets, friendship, against the odds, fish out of water, small town, adoption, talking animals, dentist, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 184K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
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: exciting, sweet, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, family, cat, hamster, pets, talking animals, unlikely partners, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, missouri, las vegas, illinois ...
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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, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, volleyball, beach, friends, family, contests and competitions, youth, friendship, animal life, dog movie, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 53K
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, cynical, funny, absurd, witty ...
Plot: dog, poodle, pet shop, obsession, dog movie, ambition, rivals, training, psychiatrist, lovers, pets, parody ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, florida, illinois, usa, new york ...
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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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, dog, dog actor, kids and family, friendship, clown, pets, human spirit, small town, young heroes, contests and competitions, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 1K
Unleashed (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a cosmic event turns Emma's dog and cat into two perfect guys, Emma reconsiders her outlook on dating, hilariously works out her trust issues, and ultimately learns to love herself.
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, humorous, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, cat, astrology, transformation, adventure, romance, jousting, male nudity
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 3K
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, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, dog, dog sled, half breed, hunger, snow, best friend, boat, river, waterfall, full moon, human animal relationship ...
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 6.0
 31K
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, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police dog, dog, german shepherd, police investigation, partners, friends, crimes, buddies, justice, police operation, odd couple, crime ...
Time: 80s
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The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A sequel to the animated hit THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS.
Style: light, colourful, funny, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, animals, talking dog, guinea pig, talking animals, friendship, animal, pets, pet, adventure, rodent, terrier ...
Place: new york, turkey
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Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: sentimental, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, pets, puppy, friends, family relations, youth, family, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 94K
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: gothic, scary, macabre, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, reincarnation, experiment, afterlife, supernatural, monster, pets, back from the dead, animal death, loss of loved one, suburbs, teacher ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, 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, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, talking animals, dog, friendship, adventure, disney, pets, pet, rabbit, family, chihuahua, cat ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: dog, wolf, dog sled, survival, snow, grizzly bear, native american, chase, disney, danger, hopes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, contemporary
Place: alaska
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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, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, teenager, new life, grandparents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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