50 best movies featuring animals

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1.
Babe (1995)
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Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett. (91 mins.)
Director: Chris Noonan
 
2.
Mousehunt (1997)
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Two stumblebum inheritors are determined to rid their antique house of a mouse who is equally determined to stay where he is. (98 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
 
3.
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
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A college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home. (93 mins.)
 
4.
Iron Will (1994)
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When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it... (108 mins.)
Director: Charles Haid
 
5.
The Black Stallion (1979)
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While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who... (118 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
6.
Snakes on a Plane (2006)
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An FBI agent takes on a plane full of deadly and venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss. (105 mins.)
Director: David R. Ellis
 
7.
Jaws (1975)
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When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. (124 mins.)
 
8.
Run Wild, Run Free (1969)
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Philip Ransome, a northern English boy about 10 years old, has been mute since age 3 and spends his days roaming the moors alone... (100 mins.)
 
9.
Firehouse Dog (2007)
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Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet. (111 mins.)
Director: Todd Holland
 
10.
Marmaduke (2010)
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A suburban family moves to a new neighborhood with their large yet lovable Great Dane, who has a tendency to wreak havoc in his own oblivious way. (87 mins.)
Director: Tom Dey
 
11.
Arachnophobia (1990)
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A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill. (103 mins.)
Director: Frank Marshall
 
12.
Dunston Checks In (1996)
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A young boy befriends a larcenous orangutan in a luxury hotel. (88 mins.)
Director: Ken Kwapis
 
13.
Eight Below (2006)
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Brutal cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival. (120 mins.)
Director: Frank Marshall
 
14.
Willard (1971)
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A social misfit uses his only friends, his pet rats, to exact revenge on his tormentors. (95 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
15.
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
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Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco. (84 mins.)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
 
16.
Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)
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College prof Peter Boyd tries to salvage his professional and personal reputation by using a lab chimp to prove that environment trumps heredity in behavioral development. (83 mins.)
 
17.
Project X (1987)
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Air Force pilot Jimmy Garrett joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X". (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
 
18.
Born Free (1966)
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Married couple George Adamson and Joy Adamson have longed lived in northern Kenya for George's work as the senior game warden of the region... (95 mins.)
Director: James Hill
 
19.
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
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Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel. (100 mins.)
 
20.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
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While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home. (91 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
 
21.
Turner & Hooch (1989)
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A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer. (97 mins.)
 
22.
Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
A heart-warming comedy about the friendship between the new kid in town and a soccer-playing dog on the lam from the dog-catcher. It's up to these two underdogs to win the PeeWee Soccer League championship game. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Giglio
 
23.
Air Bud (1997)
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A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends... (98 mins.)
 
24.
See Spot Run (2001)
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A mailman takes care of a dog that, unbeknownst to him, is an FBI drug-sniffing superdog that has escaped from the witness protection program after becoming the target of an assassination. (94 mins.)
Director: John Whitesell
 
25.
Shiloh (1996)
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Marty Preston, a small-town Southern boy, must rescue a young beagle from abusive owner and recluse Judd Travers. (93 mins.)
Director: Dale Rosenbloom
 
26.
Good Boy! (2003)
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An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet. (87 mins.)
Director: John Hoffman
 
27.
Charlotte's Web (2006)
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Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen. (97 mins.)
Director: Gary Winick
 
28.
101 Dalmatians (1996)
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A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
 
29.
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
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A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species. (105 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
30.
Lassie (2005)
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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. (100 mins.)
 
31.
The Doberman Gang (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After a failed bank robbery, an ex-con, an ex-waitress and a few of their friends train a pack of doberman dogs to rob a bank for them. (87 mins.)
 
32.
The Witches (1990)
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse. (91 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
 
33.
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
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A mischievous dog befriends a lonely young girl in a new town and helps her make new friends. (106 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
34.
Life of Pi (2012)
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A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. (127 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
35.
Dolphin Tale (2011)
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A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap. (113 mins.)
 
36.
The Bear (1988)
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An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters. (96 mins.)
 
37.
Andre (1994)
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The true story of how a marine sea lion named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962. (94 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
38.
War Horse (2011)
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Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on. (146 mins.)
 
39.
K-9 (1989)
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To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who's an unusually intelligent smart alec. (101 mins.)
Director: Rod Daniel
 
40.
Free Willy (1993)
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When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale. (112 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
 
41.
Two Brothers (2004)
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Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other. (109 mins.)
 
42.
Duma (2005)
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An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa. (100 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
43.
Old Yeller (1957)
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A boy brings a yellow dog home. The dog loves the family as much as they love him, but can the love last ? (83 mins.)
 
44.
The Amazing Panda Adventure (1995)
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A young American boy visiting in China helps his zoologist father rescue a panda cub from unscrupulous poachers while his panda reserve is threatened with closure from officious bureaucrats. (84 mins.)
 
45.
The Journey Home (2014)
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A young boy attempts to reunite an abandoned polar bear cub with its mother in northern Canada.
 
46.
Keanu (2016)
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Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen kitten by posing as drug dealers for a street gang. (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Atencio
 
47.
Max (2015)
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A Malinois dog that helped American Marines in Afghanistan returns to the United States and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience. (111 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin