10 best movies like Dog Days (2018)

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Movies similar to Dog Days (2018): A Dog's Way Home, The Queen's Corgi, Isle of Dogs, Show Dogs, Dogman, Patrick, Instant Family, Second Act, A Dog's Purpose, Euthanizer.

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A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, family
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Dogs
PlotAdventure, Snow
StyleSoulful, Cute, To cry

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.

The Queen's Corgi (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon
Duration01:37
CharactersAnimals, Dogs
PlotAdventure
StyleFor children, Light

Since his arrival at Buckingham palace, Rex lives a life of luxury. Top dog, he has superseded his three fellow Corgis in Her Majesty’s heart. His arrogance can be quite irritating. When he causes a diplomatic incident during an official dinner with the President of the United States, he falls into disgrace. Betrayed by one of his peers, Rex becomes a stray dog in the streets of London. How can he redeem himself? In love, he will find the resources to surpass himself in the face of great danger…

Isle of Dogs (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersChildrens, Animals, Dogs
PlotSurvival
PlaceJapan, Islands
StyleFancy

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.

Show Dogs (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 3.6)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:32
CharactersAnimals, Police, Dogs, Partners

Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.

Dogman (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
Duration01:38
CharactersAnimals, Dogs
PlotMotorcycles
PlaceItaly, Prison, Sea

Marcello, a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simone, a former violent boxer who terrorizes the entire neighborhood. In an effort to reaffirm his dignity, Marcello will submit to an unexpected act of vengeance.

Patrick (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersLosers, Dogs, Teachers
PlotLove
PlaceSchool
StyleLight, For girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

A woman's chaotic life becomes more complicated when she inherits her grandmother's dog.

Instant Family (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Orphans
StyleKind, Soulful, Cute

When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.

Second Act (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
Duration01:43
CharactersBusinessmen
StyleWomens in main roles, Inspirational, Light, Cute

Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a second act.

A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:29
CharactersAnimals, Dogs
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.

Euthanizer (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFinland
Duration01:00
CharactersAnimals, Dogs
StyleGothic

Euthanizer tells the story of a mechanic who euthanises sick and old pets as a side job. Despite the grim work, he has a soft spot for the animals. Trouble stirs when the owner of a dog he was supposed to end realises that the canine is still alive. The only innocent party in the drama that ensues is the dog itself.

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Max (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersDogs, Animals, Teens, Family, Friends
PlotWar
StyleTouching

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.

Darling Companion (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersGrandparents, Dogs
StyleTo cry, Touching

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

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersDogs, Friends, Cowboys
PlotDancing, Love, Fight, Adventure
PlaceTomb

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia Earhart, Abe Lincoln and Ivan the Terrible.

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersDogs, Friends
PlotLove

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

Bolt (2008)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Actors, Cats, Family
PlotAdventure
StyleDisney

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.

Marley & Me (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Writers, Family
PlotMoving
StyleTouching, To cry

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.

Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersAnimals, Family, Dogs
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.

Garfield (2004)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
CharactersDogs, Cats
PlotLove

Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't want. Competition.

You've Got Mail (1998)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
PlotFate
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching, To cry

Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.

101 Dalmatians (1996)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersAnimals, Dogs
PlotAdventure

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.

Beethoven (1992)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Animals, Family
PlotAdventure

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: 6.1)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
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".

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