Movies about talking dogs

Movies about talking dogs
List of the best films about talking dogs, selected by visitors to our site: Underdog, PAW Patrol: The Movie, Super Buddies, Cats & Dogs, Up, Marmaduke, Good Boy!, Hachi: A Dog's Tale, Come Here, Mukhtar!, Frostbitten.

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

Genre
Country
Underdog (2007)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA

A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.

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.

Super Buddies (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:21

When the five puppies stumble upon the Five Power Rings of Inspiron (alien artifacts abandoned on Earth 16 years ago), they all develop super powers, and are enlisted in Captain Canine's battle against the evil Darkon alien Commander Drex. Captain Canine is commander of space ship Megasis and is from the planet Inspiron. He is the mortal enemy of the Commander Drex. In charge of protecting Princess Jorala and the Five Power Rings from Drex, Megasis places the rings in hiding on the planet Earth, and takes the form of a German Shepherd, intending to stay on earth in very deep cover. Adopted by aspiring young comic book artist Ian Shaeffer, and renamed Captain Canine, he spends 16 happy years on Earth, as Ian recounts the stories of his space adventures. But when the five Buddies discover the Power Rings and instantly develop superpowers, Captain Canine has to train them very quickly indeed - for Commander Drex is headed back to earth, and this time he's determined to succeed.

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.

Up (2009)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

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 him a new lease on life.

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.

Good Boy! (2003)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.

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.

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.

Frostbitten (2006)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountrySweden, Russia
Duration01:38

Vampires terrorize a city in Norrbotten, Sweden.

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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.

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.

Dolittle (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom, Japan

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures.

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.

Scooby-Doo (2002)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, Australia
Duration01:26

The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that affects young visitors in very strange ways.

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.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

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.

Beginners (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

Isle of Dogs (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom
Duration01:28

In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved pet.

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, France, Japan
Duration02:45

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

Men in Black II (2002)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. Now it's a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay – who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the MIB, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy – to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction.

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.

There Once Was a Dog (1982)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon, short
CountrySoviet Union

The day comes when an old watchdog becomes useless but the masters being kind don't decide to drive him away. However they turn exasperated when the Dog stays indifferent during a home theft. The Dog leaves for the forest, where he meets the Wolf, his old enemy.

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.

Smiley Face (2007)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:24

Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats her roommate's pot-laced cupcakes and embarks on a series of misadventures all over Los Angeles.

Sing (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Japan, USA
Duration01:25

A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.

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.

Norbit (2007)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

A mild-mannered guy who is engaged to a monstrous woman meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.




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