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20 best movies like Must Love Dogs (2005)

List of the best movies like Must Love Dogs (2005): Darling Companion, The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Because of Winn-Dixie, As Good as It Gets, Angie, A Dog's Way Home, My Boyfriends' Dogs, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, Peace, Love & Misunderstanding, Something Borrowed.

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Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Sheriffs, Grandparents
PlotWedding, Life, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Touching

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

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersDogs, Models, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, Love triangle, Art, Radio
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersDogs, Animals, Monkeys, Family, Friends
PlotLife, Friendship, Loneliness, Religious, Depression
PlaceParty, Small cities
TimeSummer
StyleTo cry, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersDogs, Writers, Artists
PlotFriendship, Mental disorders, Love with age difference
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Fascinating, Touching

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersFriends
PlotWedding, Life, Friendship, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Touching

Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This turns the entire neighborhood upside down and starts her on a journey of self discovery. This journey includes her family, a new lover and her life. Even her best friend Tina has trouble understanding Angie. Written by Tony Fontana

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:35
CharactersDogs, Animals, Gay, Wolves, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Snow, Avalanches
PlaceMountains
StyleExciting, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersDogs
PlotLove

The owners of a small diner are surprised one rainy evening when, just after close, a young woman wearing a wedding dress with three dogs in tow begs to come into their restaurant. What follows is the young woman's retelling of how she arrived at this curious junction in her life and how, through the search for the right man, she ended up as a runaway bride with three new dogs.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Losers
PlotRivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersHippies, Lawyers, Single mothers
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Life, Divorce, Family life
PlaceParty, Kitchen
StyleTo cry, Touching

A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersLawyers, Friends, Brides
PlotPassion, Wedding, Friendship, Love triangle, Birthday
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, By books

Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to be engaged to her best friend, Darcy (Kate Hudson). Ramifications of the liaison threaten to destroy the women's lifelong friendship, while Ethan (John Krasinski), Rachel's confidant, harbors a potentially explosive secret of his own.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersGay, Pregnant, Friends
PlotLife, Friendship, Divorce, Family life
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleLight, To cry, Fancy, Touching

A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little boy Sam, and a nasty custody battle ensues.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Animals, Lawyers, Friends, Judge
PlotLove, Sports, Racing, Time travel, Cars
PlaceMongolia
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, To cry, Soulful

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersChildrens, Family, Lawyers, Friends, Orphans
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Fate, Missing people, Shopping
PlaceChernobyl, School
StyleAction, To cry, Cute, Touching

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she backed her Mercedes into Bill, they're only hoping for a free meal. But Grey is touched, and over the objections of her snotty fiancé.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Mexico
CharactersDogs, Spy, Heroes, Family, Special agents
PlotMartial Arts, Fight
PlaceHotels

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

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Life, Friendship, Pursuit, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Family, Husky, Friends, Losers
PlotCars, Life, Family life
PlaceParty
StyleTo cry

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.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersPregnant, Lawyers
PlotRacing, Passion, Friendship, Computers, Internet
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Smart, Touching

Otto Wall is just a little unlucky in life, and unbeknownst to him, in love. When his wife suddenly asks for a divorce, he bounces between a search for answers, desperate attempts to stay connected to his daughter, and his fateful reentry into the dating pool.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Accountant
PlotDancing, Wedding, Friendship, Death, Love triangle
PlaceOffice, New York
StyleRomantic, Twisted plot, Smart, Fancy, Touching

A man with a "doormat" personality tries standing up for himself for a change in this comedy. Mild mannered tax accountant Elliot Sherman is what he calls a "Baxter": the kind of calm, unexciting fellow who "wears sock garters" and "enjoys raking leaves." Loved by bosses and parents, Elliot is a perfectly nice guy. And that's his problem.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersWriters, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotDancing, Soccer, Friendship, Cancer
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs, Horses, Teachers, Cowboys, Friends
PlotDancing, Friendship, Death, Ghosts
PlaceRussia, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersWidows, Singers
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Love triangle, Depression
PlaceYachts, USA
StyleRomantic, To cry, Vital signs, Touching

A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her assumptions about what it means to grow old.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersLosers
PlotLife, Friendship, Family life
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole new way of life. Manny and Corrina's friendship delights Molly and enrages the other townspeople.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Divorce
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry

Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding novelist; he, a free spirit who keeps things from getting boring. Their only problem is that they have decided to get divorced. Can their perfect relationship withstand this minor setback?

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Cooks, Girlfriends, Astronomers
PlotMoney, Friendship, Loneliness, Depression, Baseball
PlaceSpace, School, College, USA, New York
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating, Touching

A recent college graduate sets out to win back the girl of his dreams.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Horses, Childrens, Puppies
PlotMotorcycles, Love triangle, Funeral
PlaceAircraft, Caves, Deserts, Helicopters, Australia

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersDogs, Jews, Lawyers, Photographers, Actors
PlotDepression, Love with age difference, Divorce
PlaceParty, Kitchen, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Touching

Divorced and demoralised, Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, igniting her last bit of self-esteem.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37
PlotObsession, Love triangle, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, By books, Jane Austen Novels

Obsessed with the BBC production of "Pride and Prejudice", a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Jews, Lawyers, Sisters
PlotDancing, Wedding, Friendship, Baseball, Computers
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Beach, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Serious

As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersDogs, Animals, Spy, Hired assassins, Monkeys
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Fight, Friendship, Divorce
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

A couple going through a divorce squabble over custody of their beloved dog.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersDogs
PlotLove, Loneliness, Fate, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Smart

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.





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