There are so many great movies about dogs. These films warm the heart and are recognizable. So keep reading to see our full list!
The first film in the series and its sequel was filmed with a Saint Bernhard dog named Chris. He was hired for all the films, but died shortly after the second part was completed. This well-known dog was trained by Karl Lewis Miller and César Millán – “the man who talks to dogs”.
The subsequent films were filmed with different dogs to take Chris’ place. Among them were some who stood out: Dolly who appeared in puppy scenes and Boomer who appeared in more action-packed scenes.
This is one of the most beautiful stories about dog loyalty. It is about one of the most symbolic dogs in film history.
In the film, Richard Gere plays the dog’s owner. The producers chose a dog that could embody Hachiko. The dog that plays Hachiko is called Forest – he is a Japanese Akita with red and white fur. As many people know, this movie is based on the true story of a dog named Hachiko and his master.
Lassie is the name of a fictional Collie. This character has been used for years to produce everything from movies to TV shows and even books.
As a result, the Collie has become one of the most famous dog breeds in the world. Lassie was originally created by British author Eric Knight in a story he wrote, which was eventually filmed in 1943.
In this film, the role of Lassie was played by Pal, the first dog to portray this character. Pal passed away in 1958, but many other dogs picked up his coat.
This is an animated film made by Walt Disney Pictures in 1961. It tells the story of Pongo – an adult Dalmatian who forms a family with Perdy. In turn, they unite their owners, Roger and Anita.
And the happy family begins to feel threatened by an eccentric villain named Cruella de Vil. She wants to catch the dogs and their puppies to get luxurious, Dalmatian fur. The Dalmatians’ parents and their puppies must stay well and defeat Cruella de Vil.
In this 1989 American comedy film, Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson and Reginald VelJohnson star.
Scott Turner is a meticulous detective who has his life under control. But his carefully organized world is turned upside down. What he has to do is work with the licking dog named Hooch – a dogue de bordeaux. The comic tests they undergo on a daily basis lead to a good friendship between the detective and his dog assistant.
This film is a mix of animation and ordinary acting. It tells the story of Winslow – family and their pets. Among these animals is a grand Dane named Marmaduke. They also have a Balinese cat named Carlos. During the film, you get to follow the family as they move from Kansas to California.
James Belushi and Mel Harris star in this action comedy. Rod Daniel directed the film. Siegel and Scott Myers wrote it. The plot revolves around a police officer from San Diego who gets a new assistant. The new assistant is a German German Shepherd who can detect drugs.
Among films about dogs, the Wolf Dog stands out. It is a film adaptation of a novel written by the American author Jack London. The film’s main character is named Vitkäft . It is about a kidnapped, tamed dog who is on a mission to return to his wild, ancestral instincts to survive and thrive in the forests of Alaska.
The wolf dog has been filmed several times. Of course, the most well-known version is with Ethan Hawke in 1991.
This movie tells the story of a lonely girl who adopts an abandoned dog. She names it Winn-Dixie (who comes from the supermarket where she found it).
The relationship gradually grows between the girl and her new partner. This brings the people of a small town in Florida together. Meanwhile, the girl has to deal with a conflict-ridden relationship with her father.
This story is about three scientists in Antarctica and is based on real events. They have to leave their beloved sled dogs after an unexpected accident as well as terrible weather conditions.
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