10 best movies like Show Dogs (2018)

Movies similar to Show Dogs (2018): A Dog's Way Home, Euthanizer, Benji, The Queen's Corgi, The Secret Life of Pets 2, The Jungle Book, Zootopia, Surf's Up 2: WaveMania, Storks, Robinson Crusoe: The Wild Life.

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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.

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.

Benji (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genredrama, family, crime
Duration02:18
CharactersChildrens, Dogs
PlotAbduction
StyleFor children, For winter evenings, For relax, For sleep, For background, Netflix, Touching, Cute

Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.

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 Top dog, he has superseded his three fellow Corgis in Her Majesty’s heart.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…

The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
Duration02:53
CharactersDogs
StyleFor children, For winter evenings, For background

Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses.

The Jungle Book (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersAnimals, Wolves, Tigers, Panther, Friends, Orphans
PlotAdventure
PlaceJungle, Nature, Village

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Zootopia (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Police, Scientists, Gangsters, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Conspiracies, Fight, Chase, Adventure, Missing people
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
StyleDisney, For children, For a cozy evening, Popular

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Surf's Up 2: WaveMania (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersAnimals, Surfers, Family, Friends

An animated comedy that features WWE Superstars, providing their own voices while matching up against talking animals.

Storks (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersAnimals
PlotTravel
StyleUnexpected ending

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl...

Robinson Crusoe: The Wild Life (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:26
CharactersAnimals, Parrots, Pirates, Cats
PlaceUninhabited island, Islands

On a tiny exotic island, Tuesday, an outgoing parrot lives with his quirky animal friends in paradise. However, Tuesday can't stop dreaming about discovering the world. After a violent storm, Tuesday and his friends wake up to find a strange creature on the beach: Robinson Crusoe. Tuesday immediately views Crusoe as his ticket off the island to explore new lands. Likewise, Crusoe soon realizes that the key to surviving on the island is through the help of Tuesday and the other animals. It isn't always easy at first, as the animals don't speak "human." Slowly but surely, they all start living together in harmony, until one day, when their comfortable life is overturned by two savage cats, who wish to take control of the island. A battle ensues between the cats and the group of friends but Crusoe and the animals soon discover the true power of friendship up against all odds (even savage cats).

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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:45
CharactersCats, Dogs, Friends, Animals
PlotAdventure
StyleLight

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

Ozzy: Fast (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryCanada, Spain
Duration00:58
CharactersDogs
PlotMoney
PlacePrison
StyleFor children

Ozzy, a friendly, peaceful beagle has his idyllic life turned upside down when the Martins leave on a long and distant trip. There's only one problem: no dogs allowed! Unable to bring their beloved Ozzy along for the ride, they settle on the next best thing, a top-of-the-line canine spa called Blue Creek.

Timber the Treasure Dog (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersChildrens, Dogs

A boy rises to the occasion with his best friend (a lovable talking dog) to save his home and family.

Sing (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family, cartoon, music
CountryUSA, Japan, United Kingdom
Duration01:25
CharactersAnimals, Friends
PlotCompetitions, Creation
StyleFor children

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

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea, Canada
Duration02:30
CharactersAnimals

When the evil mayor of Oakton decides to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place, Surly Squirrel and his ragtag group of animal friends need to band together to save their home, defeat the mayor, and take back the park.

Wonder Park (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
Duration01:25
CharactersChildrens, Animals
PlaceRides
StyleFor children, Cute, Fascinating, Light, Touching

A young girl named June with a big imagination makes an incredible discovery -- the amusement park of her dreams has come to life. Filled with the world's wildest rides operated by fun-loving animals, the excitement never ends. But when trouble hits, June and her misfit team of furry friends begin an unforgettable journey to save the park.

Duck Duck Goose (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersAnimals, Birds
PlotAdventure
StyleLight, For children

After he’s grounded by an injury, a high-flying bachelor is saddled with two wide-eyed orphans as they come face-to-face with the dangers and beauty of the outside world.

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.

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.

Ploey: You Never Fly Alone (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrecartoon
CountryIceland, Belgium
Duration01:37
CharactersAnimals, Family, Birds

A plover chick has not learned to fly when his family migrates in the fall. He must survive the arctic winter, vicious enemies and himself in order to be reunited with his beloved one next spring.

Cats and Peachtopia (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina
Duration01:36
CharactersAnimals, Cats, Parents
PlotTravel, Adventure
StyleFor children, For winter evenings, For relax, Light, Soulful

A cat named Blanket has long been living in a high-rise apartment in the city with his son, Cloak. One day, curious about the outside world, Cloak decides to leave home and embarks on an adventure to find the legendary cat's paradise. To find his son, Blanket must overcome his fear and reconcile with his past, with the help of a female Macaw.

A Dog's Journey (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
Duration02:47
CharactersDogs
StyleKind, For children, For winter evenings, Cute

A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.

Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, action, comedy, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Superhero, Heroes
PlotAdventure
StyleFor children

Batman teams up with the Scooby gang when villains from both of their worlds unite to wreak havoc on the city. Featuring classic DC villains like the Joker, Catwoman, Harley Quinn and the Riddler alongside heroes like Aquaman, Black Canary, and Plastic Man. Also featuring classic Scooby-Doo villains like the Ghost Clown, Space Kook, and Miner 49er.

A-X-L (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersFriends, Dogs
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating

The life of a teenage boy is forever altered by a chance encounter with cutting edge military technology.

Dog Days (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
Duration02:24
CharactersAnimals, Dogs
PlotLove
StyleKind, Light, Touching, Cute, Soulful

Elizabeth is a charming anchorwoman who seeks advice from her dog's therapist. Tara is a spunky barista who dreams of a life beyond the coffee shop. Daisy is a dog walker who's enamored with a client. Garrett pines for a woman while trying to keep his adopt-a-dog business afloat. The beloved canines in their lives soon start to influence their careers, friendships and romantic relationships in funny and unexpected ways.

Ace the Case: Manhattan Mystery (2016)
Genrefamily, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersDogs, Police
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Investigation
PlaceUSA

While her mother is away on business, a young girl home alone with her older brother witnesses her neighbor's kidnapping. But no one believes her--not her brother, not the cops. So she takes matters into her own hands putting her life at risk to save her neighbor.

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.

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.

Yes Man (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:44
CharactersPolice
PlotHappiness, Love, Success, Depression, Money
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleLight, For men, For relax, For a cozy evening, Uplifting, Soulful, Interesting, Inspirational, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning

Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.

Snow Buddies (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Husky, Family, Friends
PlotTravel
StyleTouching

Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the canine offspring of famed sports star Air Bud team up with an experienced sled dog and a husky pup, who teach them the importance of working together.

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.

Ratatouille (2007)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersAnimals, Cooks, Friends
PlotDreams
PlaceFrance, Paris, Village
StyleDisney, For children

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

The Fox & the Child (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:28
CharactersAnimals, Foxes, Family
PlotAdventure

A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant's house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the fox flees from her, but the girl feels a strong desire to meet the fox again.

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.

The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Dogs

The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.

Eight Below (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Husky, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Travel

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.

Martian Child (2007)
Mark1 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersDogs, Family, Writers, Fathers, Orphans
PlotDepression, Adoption
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

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.

Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Dogs, Orphans, Friends

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.

Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefamily, cartoon
CountryUSA, Belgium
Duration01:25
CharactersCats, Rabbits, Dogs, Wizards, Family
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as Jack Rabbit and Maggie Mouse plot to evict Thunder. The situation gets worse when the magician lands in hospital and his scheming nephew sees his chance to cash in by selling the mansion. Our young hero is determined to earn his place and so he enlists the help of some wacky magician's assistants to protect his magical new home.

Against the Wild (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.5)
Genreadventure, family
CountryCanada
Duration01:30
CharactersDogs, Husky, Family
PlotSurvival, Adventure
StyleExciting, To cry

The action-packed feature film tells the dramatic tale of two siblings and their Alaskan Malamute, who must make an emergency landing when their small plane has engine problems. They find themselves in a beautiful but potentially dangerous natural environment that they must overcome together.

The Nut Job (2014)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryCanada, South Korea, USA
Duration01:22
CharactersAnimals

Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - Maury's Nut Store.

Freeheld (2015)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersPolice, Detectives, Partners, Lesbians, Dogs, Gay, Strong women
PlotMystery, Mystery, Happiness, Justice, Cancer
PlaceUSA

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.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersZebras, Lions, Animals, Family
PlotAdventure
PlaceCircus
StyleFor children

Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer Capitaine Chantel DuBois picks up their scent, Alex and company are forced to hide out in a traveling circus.

Hop (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals

E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.

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.

The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersAnimals, Frogs, Princesses, Family
PlotMagic, Adventure

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

Furry Vengeance (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.8)
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:32
CharactersAnimals, Bears
PlotRevenge

When real estate developer Dan Sanders finalizes plans to level a swath of pristine Oregon forest to make way for a soulless housing subdivision, a band of woodland creatures rises up to throw a monkey wrench into the greedy scheme. Just how much mischief from the furry critters can the businessman take before he calls it quits?

Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Businessmen
PlacePrison, USA

Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland — and the rest of his world upside-down.

Red Dog (2011)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:32
CharactersDogs, Friends
PlaceAustralia
StyleTo cry

Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.

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