Dog Movies

List of movies about dogs collected by visitors to our site: Hachi-ko, Hachi: A Dog's Tale, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Bolt, Lady and the Tramp, Eight Below, Snow Buddies, Against the Wild, The Huskyman, Antarctica.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Hachi-ko (1987)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.1)
CharactersDogs, Friends
PlotOn real events
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleSoulful, Smart

In 1924, Hidesaburō Ueno, a professor in the agriculture department at the University of Tokyo, took in Hachikō, a golden brown Akita, as a pet. During his owner's life, Hachikō walk with him in the morning and greeted him at the end of each day at the nearby Shibuya Station. The pair continued their daily routine until May 1925, when Professor Ueno did not return. The professor had suffered from a cerebral hemorrhage and died, never returning to the train station where Hachikō was waiting. Every day for the next nine years the dog waited at Shibuya station. Hachikō Monogatari is a melodramatic film that tells the true story of friendship, trust and affection of Japan's most faithful dog "Hachi", whose bronze statue, to this day, stands watch over Shibuya Station, Tokyo.

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Friends

A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CharactersDogs, Family, Friends

A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.

Bolt (2008)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDogs, Animals, Actors, Cats, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel
StyleDisney, Touching, Exciting, Light, Cute

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 powers" to find a way home.

Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDogs, Cats, Family
TimeNew Year
StyleDisney, Touching, To cry, Cute, Romantic

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her decide to travel with him for a while.

Eight Below (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, adventure, family
CharactersDogs, Husky, Scientists, Pilots
PlotAdventure, Travel, Survival, Snow, Expeditions, On real events
PlaceHelicopters, Antarctica
StyleAction, Touching, Light, Fascinating, To cry, Inspirational

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 called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission.

Snow Buddies (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreadventure, family
CharactersDogs, Husky, Family, Friends, Partners
PlotTravel, Adventure, Snow, Fate

Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the canine offspring of famed sports star Air Bud team up with an experienced sled dog and a husky pup, who teach them the importance of working together.

Against the Wild (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.5)
Genreadventure, family
CharactersDogs, Husky, Family, Bears
PlotSurvival, Adventure
StyleExciting, To cry, Disturbing

The action-packed feature film tells the dramatic tale of two siblings and their Alaskan Malamute, who must make an emergency landing when their small plane has engine problems. They find themselves in a beautiful but potentially dangerous natural environment that they must overcome together.

The Huskyman (2013)
CharactersDogs, Husky

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Antarctica (1983)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, adventure
CharactersDogs, Husky

Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica.

White Bim Black Ear (1977)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8.2)
CountrySoviet Union

A touching story about a white Gordon Setter with black ear, who became homeless because of his master's illness. His master, Ivan Ivanovich, a man far from being young, fond of hunting and nature, took a puppy to live with him, despite the dog's black ear being a "shame of nature" to his breed. The man always took his dog, whom he called Bim or Bimka, to hunting in country. Later, however Ivan Ivanovich began to have problems with heart and when the disease became worse was taken to a hospital. His dog couldn't bear waiting for the only person that ever cared for him and set out to find his master. Thus began the story of a homeless dog and his many breathtaking and exciting adventures, encounters of many people, kind and evil, and leads to an unexpected and heart-rending end.

Beethoven (1992)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersDogs, Animals, Family, Heroes, Losers
StyleSoulful, Cute

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 Bernard. Doctor Varnick, the local vet has a secret and horrible sideline, which requires lots of dogs for experiments. Beethoven is on the bad doctor's list.

Turner & Hooch (1989)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersDogs, Animals

Scott Turner has 3 days left in the local police department before he moves to a bigger city to get some "real" cases, not just misdemeanors. Then Amos Reed is murdered, and Scott Turner sets himself on the case. The closest thing to a witness in the case is Amos Reed's dog, Hooch, which Scott Turner has to take care of if it's going to avoid being "put to sleep".

101 Dalmatians (1996)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Heroes, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Cute, Disney

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.

Max (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, military
CharactersDogs, Animals, Teens, Family, Friends, Military
PlotWar, Revenge, Adventure, Chase
StyleTouching, Tense

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.

A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, India
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Family
PlotDeath, Survival, Love, Loneliness
StyleKind, Cute, For children, To cry, Touching

A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.

Megan Leavey (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, military, biography
CharactersDogs, Soldier, Military, Strong women
PlotOn real events
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching, Disturbing

The true story of Marine Corporal Megan Leavey, who forms a powerful bond with an aggressive combat dog, Rex. While deployed in Iraq, the two complete more than 100 missions and save countless lives, until an IED explosion puts their faithfulness to the test.

Red Dog (2011)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersDogs, Friends, Cats, Family, Sharks
PlotDeath, Dancing, Motorcycles, Love, On real events
StyleTo cry, Touching

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.

Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersAnimals, Family, Dogs, Friends, Monkeys
PlotDepression, Religious, Loneliness
PlaceParty, Small cities
StyleTouching, To cry

A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small Florida town and heals her own troubled relationship with her father.

The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CharactersFamily, Dogs

The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.