10 best movies like Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

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Hachi: A Dog's Tale 2009
A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
List of the best movies like Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009): Lassie, Because of Winn-Dixie, Eight Below, The Professor, I Still Believe, The Blind Side, The Call of the Wild, Victoria & Abdul, A Dog's Way Home, Belle and Sebastian 3: The Last Chapter.

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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.

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.

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 Professor (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak and a touch of madness.

I Still Believe (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA

The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.

The Blind Side (2009)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.

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.

Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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.

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.

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Savannah (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, family, history
CountryUSA

Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, his long-time friend, a freed slave named Christmas Moultrie, at his side. Master of Shakespeare, and the shotgun that provides Savannah's markets with fowl, Ward fights for his rights as a hunter. His charisma and eloquent rhetoric win the heart of a society woman who defies her father to marry him. An elderly Moultrie tells the story of life on the river with his friend to a little boy, who passes the legendary Ward Allen down to the next generation.

Finding Neverland (2004)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, family, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:37

Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and the inspiration that lead him to create his masterpiece “Peter Pan.”

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:05

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

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.

Freeheld (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:39

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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.

The Lady in the Van (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52

The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

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.

Minamata (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates, Japan

A movie about reporter W. Eugene Smith and his research on mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan, resulting in severe neurological symptoms.

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:29

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

The Whole Wide World (1996)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

The Whole Wide World tells the story of Novalyne Price, an attractive feisty West Texas schoolteacher and her bittersweet, romantic and turbulent relationship with Robert E. Howard, the great pulp fiction writer of the 1930's.

Anthropoid (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:24

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

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!"

Black Beauty (1994)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:28

The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

Breathe (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:37

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

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.

Stoned (2005)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:42

A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.

The Sound of Music (1965)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, family, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:54

A tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.

A Prayer Before Dawn (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, crime, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, China, Cambodia, USA, Germany
Duration02:05

The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

Secretariat (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, family, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.




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