Animals at Work

Films about, or heavily featuring, animals.
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1.
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
 
2.
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
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Shadow, Sassy, and Chance have to find their way home after they become stranded at the San Francisco International Airport as their owners fly to Canada on vacation. (89 mins.)
Director: David R. Ellis
 
3.
Lassie Come Home (1943)
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After her destitute family is forced to sell her, a collie named Lassie escapes from her new owner and begins the long trek from Scotland to her Yorkshire home. (89 mins.)
Director: Fred M. Wilcox
 
4.
Lassie (1994)
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The dog everyone loves now leaps into the '90s in this all-new exciting, updated version of Lassie! Determined to start a new life in the country... (94 mins.)
Director: Daniel Petrie
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
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The adventures of a young cat and a dog as they find themselves accidentally separated and each swept into a hazardous trek. (90 mins.)
Director: Masanori Hata
 
7.
Cats & Dogs (2001)
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A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their human owners are blissfully unaware of. (87 mins.)
 
8.
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
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The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest. (82 mins.)
Director: Brad Peyton
 
9.
G-Force (2009)
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A specially trained squad of guinea pigs is dispatched to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world. (88 mins.)
 
10.
That Darn Cat! (1965)
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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI... (116 mins.)
 
11.
That Darn Cat (1997)
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A maid is kidnapped and scratches a message onto D.C. the cat's collar and when his owner Patti discovers this, she plays amateur detective with the help of D.C. to try to find the culprits. (89 mins.)
Director: Bob Spiers
 
12.
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
 
13.
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
 
14.
Paulie (1998)
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Paulie, a talking parrot, recounts his travels looking for his original owner to a Russian janitor who helps him to the end of his journey. (91 mins.)
Director: John Roberts
 
15.
Dunston Checks In (1996)
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A young boy befriends a larcenous orangutan in a luxury hotel. (88 mins.)
Director: Ken Kwapis
 
16.
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
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Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel. (100 mins.)
 
17.
Marley & Me (2008)
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A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog. (115 mins.)
Director: David Frankel
 
18.
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
 
19.
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
 
20.
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
 
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.
Black Beauty (1971)
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When farmer Evan's mare has a fine son, he promises the black stallion to his son Joe. The youngster enjoy growing up as playmates... (106 mins.)
Director: James Hill
 
23.
Black Beauty (1994)
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The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life. (88 mins.)
 
24.
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.)
 
25.
National Velvet (1944)
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes. (123 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
26.
Fly Away Home (1996)
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A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air. (107 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
27.
Racing Stripes (2005)
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An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds. (102 mins.)
 
28.
Seabiscuit (2003)
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True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation. (140 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
 
29.
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
 
30.
Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
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The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them. (129 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
31.
Project X (1987)
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An Air Force pilot 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
 
32.
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
 
33.
102 Dalmatians (2000)
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Cruella DeVil gets out of prison and goes after them darned puppies once more. (100 mins.)
Director: Kevin Lima
 
34.
The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
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Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion... (93 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
 
35.
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968)
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Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product... (113 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
“ the barefoot executive ” - MarleneMcFly
 
36.
The Barefoot Executive (1971)
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A young man who works in the mailroom at a TV network wants to move up the corporate ladder but finds himself stymied by his selfish boss... (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Butler
 
37.
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
 
38.
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
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
Space Buddies (2009 Video)
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Disney's pups are back and take one small step for dog and one giant leap for dogkind. (84 mins.)
Director: Robert Vince
 
41.
Snow Buddies (2008 Video)
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In this spin-off of the Air Bud franchise, five pups follow an ice cream transport truck to a plane and end up flying with the ice cream shipment to Alaska. There they find a pup friend and a boy who needs five dogs for a big race. (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Vince
 
42.
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
 
43.
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
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Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm. (97 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
44.
Beethoven (1992)
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A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen. (87 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
 
45.
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
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Beethoven, the St. Bernard dog, becomes a father, but his girlfriend Missy is dog-napped, and his puppies are in danger of the same fate. (89 mins.)
Director: Rod Daniel
 
46.
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
 
47.
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
 
48.
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
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A doctor discovers that he can communicate with animals. (85 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
 
49.
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
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Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life. (87 mins.)
Director: Steve Carr
 
50.
Look Who's Talking Now (1993)
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In this, the third film, it's the pets who do the talking. The Ubriacco's find themselves the owners of two dogs... (96 mins.)
Director: Tom Ropelewski
 
51.
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
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Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a would-be musician, get caught up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go haywire when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo. (89 mins.)
Director: David McNally
 
52.
Old Yeller (1957)
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A teenage boy grows to love a stray yellow dog while helping his mother and younger brother run their Texas homestead while their father is away on a cattle drive. First thought to be good-for-nothing mutt, Old Yeller is soon beloved by all. (83 mins.)
 
53.
Flipper (1996)
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Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks... (95 mins.)
Director: Alan Shapiro
 
54.
Furry Vengeance (2010)
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In the Oregon wilderness, a real-estate developer's new housing subdivision faces a unique group of protestors: local woodland creatures who don't want their homes disturbed. (92 mins.)
Director: Roger Kumble
 
55.
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.)
 
56.
Harry and Tonto (1974)
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When his apartment building is torn down, a retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
57.
Underdog (2007)
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A Beagle must use his newly-bestowed superpowers to defend Capitol City from mad scientist Simon Barsinister. (84 mins.)
 
58.
My Dog Skip (2000)
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A shy boy grows up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog, Skip. (95 mins.)
Director: Jay Russell
 
59.
March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
60.
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.)
 
61.
Whale Rider (2002)
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A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize. (101 mins.)
Director: Niki Caro
 
62.
Snow Dogs (2002)
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When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man. (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
 
63.
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
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A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him. (114 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
 
64.
Animal Farm (1999 TV Movie)
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The animals of a farm successfully revolt against its human owner, only to slide into a more brutal tyranny among themselves. (91 mins.)
Director: John Stephenson
 
65.
White Fang (1991)
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Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him. (107 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
66.
The Big Blue (1988)
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The rivalry between Enzo and Jacques, two childhood friends and now world-renowned free divers, becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown. (168 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
67.
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
 
68.
Hachi-ko (1987)
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The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death. (107 mins.)
 
69.
Benji (1974)
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A stray dog saves two kidnapped children. (86 mins.)
Director: Joe Camp
 
70.
Benji the Hunted (1987)
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Benji is left in the wilderness after an accident. Can he survive? (88 mins.)
Director: Joe Camp
 
71.
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
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Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat... (98 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
72.
Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)
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Scotland, 1865. An old shepherd and his little Skye Terrier Bobby go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia... (87 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey