Hachi: A Dog’s Tale is an American drama film which tells the story of a professor who finds an abandoned dog and brings it home. Within some time, he starts to feel a strong bond with the animal.
Ranked: Greatest Dog Movies Of All Time
Hachiko Monogatari is a drama film which tells the story of a loyal dog named Hachiko, who continues to wait for his owner, even nine years after the latter has passed away. His owner’s wife sells the house, and moves away, but Hachiko continues to wait at the train station hoping that his owner will return one day.
Isle of Dogs is an animated adventure comedy film, which takes us to Japan, and tells the story of a young boy, who is on a quest to find his lost dog. On his journey, he befriends several other dogs, who decide to help him.
Adapted from the novel by Richard Adams, this adventure drama film tells the story of two dogs who escape from a research laboratory, but they are hunted, as they possibly carry a deadly disease.
Nansal, a girl belonging to a nomadic family, finds a small dog. She develops a liking to him, and names the dog Zochor, but her father doesn’t want to let her keep it, as he believes it will lead wolves to their sheep. Nansal decides to defy her father and keep the dog anyway, although she is forced to hide her four-legged friend.
This romantic comedy drama sports film tells the story of Enzo, a golden retriever who comes to know that the methods which are used by his owner in the race track, can also be used in successfully navigating through the journey of life.
Sounder is a period drama film which takes us to the time of the Great Depression. The story revolves around an African-American sharecropper family in the Deep South, who are going through economic and personal hardships during the Great Depression. Things get worse after the father is imprisoned for stealing food.
Best in Show is presented as a documentary film, which captures the happenings around the fictitious Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show in Philadelphia, and focuses on the excitement and tension displayed by the participants, their owners and their handlers not only during the show, but also before and after the event.
A Dog’s Journey is an adventure comedy drama film which tells the story of Bailey, an Australian Shepherd, living happily with his owners, Ethan and Hannah, as well as their little granddaughter and her mother, Gloria. However, his life takes a turn when Gloria plans to take her daughter away, whom Bailey is very close with.
Cruella is an adventure crime comedy drama film which revolves around Estella, a young woman who is aspiring to be a fashion designer. However, in order to achieve fame and success in the world of fashion, she eventually embraces her wicked side.
Red Dog is an award-winning biographical comedy drama film which is based on the true story of a dog, who iss on a search for his long lost master. During his journey, he meets several people and becomes a beloved friend to many.
Snoopy Come Home is an animated musical comedy drama film which tells the story of Charlie Brown's beloved dog, Snoopy, who receives a letter from his original owner Lila, which states that she is in the hospital. With his friend Woodstock, Snoopy sets out on a journey to see her.
Bored with his bachelor life, pet Dalmatian Pongo manipulates his owner Roger Radcliffe into meeting Anita and her pet female Dalmatian Perdita. As their owners fall in love and marry, the Dalmatian pair has a litter of 15 puppies, which attracts the attention of Anita's wealthy former classmate Cruella De Vil who wants to make a dog-skin coat.
After her owners have a baby, and a dog-hating relative moves into the house, pampered cocker spaniel Lady is forced to run off following a debacle involving two scheming Siamese cats. She is protected by street-smart stray mutt Tramp, but their budding romance is cut short when Lady is caught by dog catchers while Tramp is distracted.
A young orphaned red fox is taken in by a kindly farmer, Widow Tweed, and becomes friend with the neighbor’s new hound puppy Cooper. As Tod and Cooper grow up, the two drift apart as they are born to be enemies. However, the two former friends must overcome their differences for their friendship to survive.
Antarctica guide Jerry Shepard working with a scientific expedition is forced to leave his sled dogs behind as all humans are evacuated due to the impending storm. Confident that they’ll be rescued soon, Jerry secures the dogs so they shouldn’t run away. Despite his efforts, Shepard cannot find a sponsor for the risky dog rescue. Will the stranded dogs survive the harsh conditions?
Travis finds a stray dog while working on the cornfields and tries to chase it away. However, when the dog protects Arliss, Travis’s brother, from a black bear by scaring it away, he starts to win the affection of the family.
A Dog’s Purpose is a comedy-drama film, which revolves around a dog as he passes through four different lifetimes, with several owners. Eventually he begins to understand his purpose.
After moving to Florida and getting new jobs at competing newspapers, newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan decide to adopt a puppy named Marley, as they are not ready to have children yet. The puppy soon grows up into a huge, mischievous dog which continuously irritates its owners, but also manages to bring out the best in them.
An elderly woman tells her granddaughter the story of Balto, a wolf-dog hybrid, in Nome, Alaska in 1925, who saves the town from a deadly epidemic. The British-American live-action animated adventure film is loosely based on the true story of a dog of the same name.
Thirteen year old Lili is very close to her dog, Hagen. Hagen is abandoned on the road by her father who doesn’t like him, but the dog is determined to return to Lili. Meanwhile, along with several other dogs, Hagen starts a war against the humans who had oppressed them.
Megan Leavey is a biographical war drama film revolving around a young Marine corporal who saves a lot of lives during her deployment in Iraq with the help of her military combat dog, with whom she shares a strong bond.
Lassie Come Home is an adventure film which tells the story of a boy Joe and his dog Lassie. However, when Joe’s family is hit by hard times, they are forced to sell Lassie to a wealthy man, the Duke of Rudling. Without his closest friend, Joe becomes quite depressed, but he is unaware that Lassie has started a cross-country trip back home to return to her former owners.
Three pets - Siamese cat Tao, an aging bull terrier Bodger and spry Labrador retriever Luath - are dropped off for the summer with a friend by the Hunter family. They begin missing their owners and set out on a journey to find their way back home. They resolve to go back home no matter what it takes - be it journeying over 300 miles, or any other hindrance, they are determined to reach home.
Heart of a Dog is a documentary film which revolves around Laurie Anderson, as she reflects on the death of her husband’s dog and she also talks about her relationship with their pet.
When a family goes on vacation, their pets, Chance—a bulldog, Shadow—a retriever, and Sassy—a cat, are left with a friend. Anxious about never seeing their owners again, they embark on a journey to find their family. Risking their lives, they travel through the Sierra mountains wilderness, open countryside, and learn to keep their differences aside to reach their owners.
In 1942, Willie Morris of Yazoo City, Mississippi, receives a Jack Russell Terrier as his 9th birthday gift. The dog ‘Skip’ becomes best friend of the shy, lonely boy who is unable to make friends. As the exuberant Skip becomes well-loved dog throughout the community, he helps Willie connect with many, also winning the friendship of the girl Willie has a crush on.
Milo, a kitten and Otis, a dog, are good friends. However, when Milo drifts downstream in a box while playing, they get separated. Although Otis goes after Milo to save him, they soon find themselves in a perilous situation.
Victor is heartbroken after losing his pet dog, Sparky, in a car accident, but succeeds in reviving him using a science experiment. Getting a wind of this, his school-friends blackmail him into sharing the secret and then resuscitate their own dead pets. The ‘monster’ Sparky creates fright in the neighborhood, and soon the town is swarming with more such ‘monsters.’
Lili is a thirteen year old girl who is quite fond of her dog Hagen. However, her father doesn’t like him at all, and abandons him on a road. Lili is devastated when she comes to know about this, but she makes up her mind to find her dog. Meanwhile, Hagen also sets out to find Lili, along with many other dogs.
Belle and Sebastian is a drama film which tells the story of a seven year old boy and his dog. Together, they attempt to stop a Nazi plan, which involves capturing French resistance fighters on the French-Swiss Border. However, things don’t go as expected.
Where the Red Fern Grows is an adventurous story of an Ozarks boy, Stewart Petersen, who dreams of owning red-bone hound hunting dogs after listening to his grandfather, James Whitmore. The story revolves around the inseparable trio, loyalty and true friendship and their efforts to win the annual coon-hunt contest.
An old lady is gifted a bull terrier by her daughter. The dog soon starts observing the behavior of the neighbors, and soon a change can be seen in him, as he develops aggressive and murderous behavior.
White shepherd puppy Bolt, the star of an action television series with his owner, Penny, believes that his superpowers are real. After he is mistakenly shipped from Hollywood to the streets of New York, he comes to terms with the reality of his powers as he teams up with a cat and a hamster to return home.
The animated feature follows German Shepard Charlie Barkin, a casino-owner, who is killed by his former partner Carface. Seeking revenge, Charlie manages to return to earth and meets his friend Itchy. With the help of little orphan Anne-Marie, Charlie conspires against Carface. But then Charlie and Anne-Marie end up in danger where Charlie can save either Anne-Marie’s life or his own.
The Call of the Wild is an American adventure drama film which tells the story of a large and gentle Bernese Mountain dog named Buck, who lives a happy life with Judge Miller, his master. His life takes a turn when he is kidnapped from his house, and taken to Yukon.
Oliver And Company is an adventure animated comedy film which revolves around Oliver, a kitten who finds himself lost in New York City. Things take a turn when he meets a lazy mongrel named Dodger, who teaches him to look after himself by stealing food from vendors.
This adventure war drama film revolves around a military dog that fought alongside the American Marines in Afghanistan. After his handler Kyle passes away, he is adopted by Kyle’s family.
White Fang is an adventure drama film which revolves around the story of Jack, a gold hunter who forms a strong bond with a dog-wolf, after he rescues the latter from a man who used to ill-treat him.
Keda is the son of a tribe chief, who tries to survive alone in the wilderness, after being left alone by his tribe. He soon finds himself in the company of an injured wolf who has also been abandoned by its pack, and the two become good friends.
After his death in a car accident, Thomas is reincarnated, but in the form of a dog. Interestingly, he still has memories and dreams of his past human life. He is soon adopted by a homeless elderly woman who names him Fluke. After she passes away, Fluke is able to find his wife and his son. He reunites with them as their new family dog, but regrets not spending enough time with them in his former life.
A family in financial crisis is forced to sell their beloved dog Lassie to the Duke of Rudling, whose granddaughter, Cilla develops a liking to the dog. The film revolves around Lassie’s struggles to reunite with her former owners.
Lucas opens his arms for a puppy, Bella and gives her shelter in his home. Soon Bella is impounded by a property owner who is annoyed with Lucas. She embarks on an epic journey to reunite with Lucas touching the lives of some friendly strangers and an orphaned mountain lion whom she meets on her 400-mile journey back home.
This comedy film which tells the story of a Great Dane, who starts to think that he is a Dachshund. His identity crisis leads to a series of huge problems.
Due to his family’s circumstances, a teenager is forced to enter a lucrative but dangerous cross- country dog race. Although the odds are against him, he strives to continue forward in the harsh weather, getting help from unlikely sources along his way.
A spoilt Jack Russel Terrier named Max finds himself in trouble because of the cat Ozone, when he tries to get rid of Max, his owner’s new dog. When they are rescued on their way to the pound by the leader of abandoned pets, a rabbit named Snowball, they must find a way back to their home.
A teenage boy named Wilby Daniels is transformed into a shaggy Old English Sheepdog due to the power of an enchanted ring.
At a farm, Max meets the sheepdog Rooster who encourages him to overcome his fears. Meanwhile, Snowball the Rabbit, unites with a dog Daisy to rescue a White tiger cub whom she had met on a flight back home.
Because of Winn-Dixie is a comedy drama film which tells the story of ten-year-old Opal, who adopts an unkempt dog which she finds at a supermarket. She names it Winn-Dixie. Soon, with the help the dog, Opal starts to befriend several people.
Marty Preston is a boy living in a small town, who finds a puppy who is abused by his owner, and soon the puppy develops a liking to him. However, his strict father refuses to allow him to keep the dog. Marty names the puppy Shiloh and decides to make a home for him on the top of a hill.
Angus is a teenager who adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. During a trip, Angus and Yellow get trapped in the wilderness and now Angus must depend on his survival skills in the wild. Meanwhile, his parents John and Katherine, try their best to get help from rescue teams.
Red Dog: True Blue is a comedy drama film which revolves around an eleven year old boy who goes to live in a remote region with his grandfather. He soon meets a dog, and the two soon become good friends.
On Christmas Day, Jim gives his wife a puppy, whom she names Lady. Over some time, Lady grows up and becomes friends with the neighbor’s dogs, Trusty, a bloodhound and Jacqueline, a Scottish Terrier.
Benji the Hunted is an adventure drama film which revolves around a show dog named Benji, who is lost alone in the wilderness after an accident. As he struggles to survive, he comes across four cougar kittens.
Dog Days is a drama film which tells the story of a group of people in Los Angeles whose lives are interconnected. They are eventually brought together by their canine counterparts. .
Detective Turner lives a normal life until it gets disrupted by Hooch, a dog who is the sole witness to the murder of his owner. Turner eventually decides to adopt him and lets the dog help him find the killer.
PAW Patrol: The Movie is an animated fantasy comedy adventure film which tells the story of Ryder, and his team of intelligent puppies, who set out on a mission to stop Mayor Humdinger of Adventure City who wants to turn his city into a state of chaos.
Cujo is a friendly and easygoing St Bernard who gets bitten by a rabid bat, while chasing a rabbit. Meanwhile, the young Trenton family moves into a rural home, where they meet Cujo. Things take a turn when Cujo starts going mad and kills their alcoholic neighbor. He soon tries to attack the Trenton family as well.
Benji is a stray dog without an owner, who prefers to roam freely over his friendly Texas town. When two children whom Benji cares for, are kidnapped and held for ransom, Benji springs into action, and takes it as his mission to rescue the children from the criminals.
Balto, a wolfdog, and his partner Jenna, have mated after which they have a family of six puppies. Although five of their puppies resemble their Husky mother, one of them, Alue, resembles her wolfdog father. The other pups are soon adopted to new homes, but no one wants to adopt Alue due to her wild animal looks.
Michael Dooley is a detective who is tasked with apprehending a major international drug dealer and also provided with Jerry, an intelligent police dog, as a partner. But the problem is that Jerry is quite mischievous and works only when he wants to.
Chance, Shadow and Sassy are three adventurous pet dogs who are separated accidentally from their owners during a vacation. As they start exploring the new city alone looking for a way back home, they must also fend for themselves.
Emily Elizabeth struggles to fit in at home and at school. She comes across John Cleese, an animal rescuer, who gifts her a red little pup Clifford. The tiny pup grows into a gigantic dog. While Emily and her Uncle embark upon this journey where the dog teaches them the true meaning of unconditional love and acceptance, they struggle hard to fight forces of greed of a genetics company who is after Clifford.
Peggy is a timid secretary whose whole life revolves around her adorable little dog, Pencil. However, when the dog passes away all of a sudden, her life turns upside down. She soon transitions to veganism and becomes an animal rights activist and starts working to help animals.
A Dog Year is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Jon Katz, a man facing a midlife crisis. His wife leaves him as he had becomes too distant. His life takes a crazy turn after he is convinced by a dog breeder to take in an abused and hyperactive dog named Devon.
This animated adventure film tells the story of a dog who is rebellious against the domestic life, and wants to be free and become a wild dog. However, he has realized that the grass is not always greener.
The live action adaptation of the beloved animated classic, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, finds the villainous Cruella De Vil, wanting to turn 101 Dalmatians into a fur coat by killing and skinning them. It’s up to the dogs Pongo and Perdy to rescue not only their children but the remaining stolen Dalmatians.
When a St. Bernard puppy finds refuge with the Newtons everybody except the father, George Newton is thrilled. The puppy is named Beethoven and grows up to become a beloved pet. When an evil veterinarian Dr. Varnick sets his eye on Beethoven for animal experiments, George and the family unite to rescue him.
Hotel for Dogs is a comedy film which tells the story of two orphaned siblings Andi and Bruce, who are not allowed to take any pets home. Therefore they decide to take in stray dogs along with their family dog at a vacant hotel. The hotel is soon transformed into an ideal shelter for dogs.
Josh is unable to come to terms with his father's death and finds it difficult to settle in his new home in Washington. However, life takes a new turn when he signs up to join his school basketball team. He discovers that his team manager's golden retriever, a stray dog named Bud can play the sport surprisingly well. Life takes an unpleasant turn when Norm Snively, Bud's former owner, returns to claim him back.
The Mystery Inc. has disbanded because of Fred, Daphne, and Velma’s egos leaving Scooby-Doo and Shaggy missing their friends and heartbroken. When they are individually invited to solve a mystery in Spooky Island, they are forced to team up again as demons start kidnapping and stealing the souls of everyone on the island.
Cats & Dogs is a spy action-comedy film which revolves around an espionage war going on between dogs and cats, about which their human owners are totally unaware of.
In this second instalment of the Scooby-Doo live-action film series, the gang are visiting an exhibition held in their honour. All of their successful cases and monster costumes are on display. When two of them go missing, the gang get to work suspecting an old enemy's hand.
Snow Dogs is an adventure comedy film which revolves around Dr Ted Brooks, a dentist based in Miami, who inherits a pack of sled dogs. However, if he doesn’t learn the tricks of the trade, he will lose the dogs to a mountain man named Thunder Jack.
Kate and Humphrey belong to two rival packs of wolves. Their lives take a turn after they are kidnapped and taken away. But together they unite to escape and return to their pack. However, things get complicated as they both start having feelings for one another, and this could obviously cause a lot of trouble back home.
After spending three years in jail, Cruella apparently transforms into a good woman. However, when the loud noises of the Big Ben reach her, she reverts to her previous state and decides to kidnap 102 Dalmatian puppies for a new coat.