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First Dog 2010
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!"
List of the best movies like First Dog (2010): Lassie, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, The Call of the Wild, The Wizard, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 - Viva La Fiesta!, Because of Winn-Dixie, Belle and Sebastian 3: The Last Chapter, A Dog's Way Home, College Road Trip, Bingo.

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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.

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.

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.

The Wizard (1989)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Corey refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl, who notices that Jimmy has a special talent: he is a "wizard" at video games and can achieve the high score on absolutely everything he plays. Evading their parents and a sinister bounty hunter, the trio head for a climactic showdown at the national video game championships in California.

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 - Viva La Fiesta! (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Mexico

When Papi & co move into a luxurious hotel, his youngest pup Rosa feels neglected and he must show her how special she is.

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.

Belle and Sebastian 3: The Last Chapter (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:42

12 year-old Sebastian has decided not to follow his father and Angelina to Canada, deciding to stay in the alps to watch over Belle who has now become the mother of three beautiful pups. When a stranger arrives claiming to be Belle’s rightful owner, Sebastian will do all it takes to protect his best friend and her little ones.

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.

College Road Trip (2008)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.

Bingo (1991)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA

Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy Williams and David Rasche) are moving house, a thousand miles away, but Bingo won't be allowed to join them. Chuckie and Bingo's determination to be reunited is t

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Red Dog: True Blue (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, biography
CountryAustralia, USA

Explores the early events leading up to Red Dog's discovery on the road to Dampier, and his ultimate rise from ordinary dog to Australian legend.

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 Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Climb aboard for an extraordinary version of Mark Twain's sweeping adventure when Walt Disney presents The Adventures of Huck Finn, starring Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings). Directed by Stephen Sommers (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns), it's the unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave

Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las Vegas with a seemingly normal older couple in a station wagon from Roswell, New Mexico. It turns out that the couple believes they are the victims of alien abduction. The Duncan's must resort to purchasing a clunker Yugo to get to Utah, have their luggage stolen in Las Vegas, and survive a zany Christmas with Grandpa and Grandma Blankenhooper.

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.

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast.

Pollyanna (1960)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.

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.

The Little Princess (1939)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

The classic Shirley Temple film in which a little girl goes in search of her father who is reported missing by the military during the Second Boer War.

The Borrowers (1997)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:29

The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer Ocious P. Potter steals the will granting title to the house, which he plans to demolish in order to build apartments. The Lenders are forced to move, and the Clocks face the risk of being exposed to the normal-sized world.

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.

Paulie (1998)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a little girl who stutters. Eventually, he teaches the girl to speak correctly but is taken away by her father because he believes the girl cannot distinguish fantasy from reality because she believes the bird can talk. Paulie goes through a series of adventures with a pawn shop owner, an aging widow, a Mexican-American troubadour and a would be thief before being taken to the institute where he now lives

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.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:54

A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.

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.

Max 2: White House Hero (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA

Max is assigned to the White House while Butch, the secret service dog, is on maternity leave. He meets TJ, a 12 year old boy, who is the President's son. Due to his father's high profile, he is trying hard to fit in and lead a normal life. During a state visit by the Russian President and his daughter, Alexandra (Alex), TJ is asked to accompany her, during their stay. TJ befriends Alex, but when they get into trouble, Max comes to the rescue!

Alabama Moon (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA

After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven year old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.

My Girl 2 (1994)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do and essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, but quickly realises she knows very little about her. She manages to get her father to agree to let her go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil and do some research on her mother.

Venice Is Not in Italy (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:29

Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the holidays, he is overjoyed. Only problem, his parents decide to accompany him - This is the story of a teenager born into an unclassifiable family, the story of a first love, miraculous and fragile. This is the story of an initiatory and incredible journey where life often takes unawares, but where Venice, it will be at the rendezvous.

Christopher Robin (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.




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