Dog Movies

List of movies about dogs collected by visitors to our site: The Call of the Wild, First Dog, Hotel for Dogs, Hachi: A Dog's Tale, A Dog's Purpose, Lassie, Belle and Sebastian, A Dog's Way Home, Because of Winn-Dixie, Marley & Me.

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

Genre
Country
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada

Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team—and later its leader—Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.

First Dog (2010)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA

A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"

Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But the kids have to do some quick thinking to keep the cops off their tails.

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, family, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29

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

A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong, India
Duration02:29

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

Lassie (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, France, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:40

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

Belle and Sebastian (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreadventure, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:44

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 has been killing their sheep.

A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:35

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.

Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

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.

Marley & Me (2008)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:55

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 marriage, maturity and confronting one's own mortality, as seen through the lens of family life with a dog.

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Eight Below (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00

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.

Wendy and Lucy (2008)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

Wendy, a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to Alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, Lucy. Already perilously close to losing everything, Wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested for shoplifting dog food. When she posts bail and returns to retrieve Lucy, she finds that the dog is gone, prompting a frantic search for her pet.

A Man and His Dog (2008)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:34

An elderly gentleman and his dog find themselves out of a home with little means.

White God (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryHungary, Germany, Sweden
Duration02:01

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 streets. Hagen and his master search desperately for each other until Lili loses faith. Struggling to survive, homeless Hagen realizes that not everyone is a dog’s best friend. Hagen joins a gang of stray dogs, but is soon captured and sent to the pound. With little hope inside there, the dogs will seize an opportunity to escape and revolt against mankind. Their revenge will be merciless. Lili may be the only one who can halt this unexpected war between man and dog.

Red Dog (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:32

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.

The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A family dog—with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind—evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, a race-car driver.

Best in Show (2000)
Duration02:10

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 Mayflower Dog Show. The canine contestants and their owners are as wondrously diverse as the great country that has bred them.

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

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.

Fluke (1995)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

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 life, and realizes he wasn't such a good husband and father.

Shiloh (1996)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:33

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 Judd Travers, a local hunter. After Shiloh is mistreated again, he runs away and returns to Marty. Knowing his father will once again make him bring Shiloh back to Judd, he makes a home for the dog in an old shed up the hill from the Prestons' house and hides him from his family. His secret is soon discovered when a stray attacks the dog one night and he must turn to his father for help.

My Dog Skip (2000)
Duration01:35

A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of the boy, Willie, as he grows into manhood. Based on the best-selling Mississippi memoir by the late Willie Morris.

The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

In the tradition of disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, The Search For Santa Paws. When Santa and his new best friend, Paws, discover that the boys and girls of the world have lost the spirit of the season, they take a trip to New York City. But after Santa loses his memory, it's up to Paws, a faithful orphan named Quinn, her new friend Will and a wonderful group of magical talking dogs to save St. Nick and show the world what Christmas is really all about.

Darling Companion (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.

See Spot Run (2001)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, comedy, family, crime
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:34

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 babysitter bails on her. Meanwhile, an assassin mob boss hires 2 goons to kill Agent 11. But when 11 escapes from the van when they tried to kill him, he hides in Gordon's Mailtruck that James is in too. And guess what they name him. Spot.

Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. But theatre's a dog-eat-dog world. Fortunately, Sharpay also meets Peyton, a handsome student filmmaker who finds Sharpay nearly as fascinating as she finds herself.

Beethoven (1992)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

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)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:37

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".

Firehouse Dog (2007)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:51

Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet.

Marmaduke (2010)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.

Max (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

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.




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