Movies about puppies

Movies about puppies
The list of the best films about puppies, selected by visitors of our site: Wiener-Dog, Lassie, Marley & Me, The Artist, White Bim Black Ear, Belle and Sebastian, The Wizard of Oz, Think Like a Dog, Eight Below, The Call of the Wild.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Wiener-Dog (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Wiener-Dog tells several stories featuring people who find their life inspired or changed by one particular dachshund, who seems to be spreading a certain kind of comfort and joy. Man’s best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted life lessons before being taken in by a compassionate vet tech named Dawn Wiener. Dawn reunites with someone from her past and sets off on a road trip picking up some depressed mariachis along the way. Wiener-Dog then encounters a floundering film professor, as well as an embittered elderly woman and her needy granddaughter—all longing for something more.

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.

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.

The Artist (2011)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:36

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

White Bim Black Ear (1977)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration03:03

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.

Belle and Sebastian (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure, 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.

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them.

Think Like a Dog (2020)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China

A 12-year-old tech prodigy whose science experiment goes awry and he forges a telepathic connection with his best friend, his dog. The duo join forces and use their unique perspectives on life to comically overcome complications of family and school.

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.

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.

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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.

Umberto D. (1952)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountryItaly
Duration01:29

When elderly pensioner Umberto Domenico Ferrari returns to his boarding house from a protest calling for a hike in old-age pensions, his landlady demands her 15,000-lire rent by the end of the month or he and his small dog will be turned out onto the street. Unable to get the money in time, Umberto fakes illness to get sent to a hospital, giving his beloved dog to the landlady's pregnant and abandoned maid for temporary safekeeping.

Come Here, Mukhtar! (1964)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:22

Mukhtar comes to live and work at the police kennels through rather unusual circumstances. Together with his handler, Glazychev, Mukhtar helps to solve large and small crimes.

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.

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.

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.

Amores perros (2000)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryMexico
Duration02:33

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 pooch disappears into the apartment's floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a gunshot Rotweiler.

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.

A Boy and His Dog (1974)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog, Blood, are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War IV, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the desert-like wasteland. Vic and Blood eke out a meager existence, foraging for food and fighting gangs of cutthroats.

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.

Antarctica (1983)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration01:31

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

PAW Patrol: The Movie (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUSA, Canada, Spain, Mexico

Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos.

K-9 (1989)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

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 enemy behind the bars, but Jerry Lee has a personality of his own and works only when he wants to. On the other hand, the dog is quite good at destroying Dooley's car, house and sex-life...

Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:16

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.

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.

My Dog Skip (2000)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
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.

Togo (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, adventure, family, biography, history
CountryUSA

The untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and his lead sled dog, Togo.

Mad Max (1979)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:33

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.

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.

Cats & Dogs (2001)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:27

When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. Tinkles, squares off against wide-eyed puppy Lou and his canine cohorts.




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