♥ Best animal movies

by WaveGlist | created - 07 Dec 2011 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

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1. A Dog's Purpose (2017)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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43 Metascore

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Bryce Gheisar

Votes: 38,569 | Gross: $64.30M

2. Black Beauty (1994)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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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.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Sean Bean, David Thewlis, Docs Keepin Time, Alan Cumming

Votes: 7,891 | Gross: $4.63M

3. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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A college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Sarah Roemer

Votes: 190,589

4. Benji the Hunted (1987)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Family

6.3
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Benji is left in the wilderness after an accident. Can he survive?

Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Red Steagall, Frank Inn, Benji, Nancy Francis

Votes: 2,252 | Gross: $22.26M

5. Daeho (2015)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.3
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While the Kingdom of Korea is under occupation by the Japanese, an old and experienced hunter is challenged by the hunt of the last tiger.

Director: Hoon-jung Park | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Man-sik Jeong, Seok-won Jeong, Hong-pa Kim

Votes: 2,688

6. The Jungle Book (2016)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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77 Metascore

After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba

Votes: 214,395 | Gross: $364.00M

7. Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

G | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.9
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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.

Director: David R. Ellis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Ralph Waite, Al Michaels

Votes: 11,614 | Gross: $49.14M

8. Dolphin Tale (2011)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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64 Metascore

A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Nathan Gamble

Votes: 19,274 | Gross: $72.29M

9. Duma (2005)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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82 Metascore

An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Alex Michaeletos, Campbell Scott, Hope Davis, Mary Makhatho

Votes: 6,851 | Gross: $0.86M

10. Two Brothers (2004)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Guy Pearce, Freddie Highmore, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Oanh Nguyen

Votes: 12,771 | Gross: $18.95M

11. White Fang (I) (1991)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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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.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Seymour Cassel, Susan Hogan

Votes: 16,854 | Gross: $34.79M

12. Iron Will (1994)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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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, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Mackenzie Astin, Kevin Spacey, David Ogden Stiers, August Schellenberg

Votes: 6,178 | Gross: $21.01M

13. Free Willy (1993)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.9
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79 Metascore

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.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Jason James Richter, Lori Petty, Michael Madsen, Jayne Atkinson

Votes: 56,845 | Gross: $77.70M

14. War Horse (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, War

7.2
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72 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 126,658 | Gross: $79.88M

15. Turtle: The Incredible Journey (2009)

G | 81 min | Documentary

7.1
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56 Metascore

A little loggerhead turtle follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Born on a beach in Florida, she rides the Gulf Stream all the... See full summary »

Director: Nick Stringer | Stars: Miranda Richardson, Hannelore Elsner, Georgina Verbaan

Votes: 766 | Gross: $0.31M

16. OceanWorld 3D (2009)

81 min | Documentary

6.5
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A 3-D documentary chronicling a sea turtle's journey across the oceans.

Director: Jean-Jacques Mantello | Star: Marion Cotillard

Votes: 440

17. Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

4.9
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Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Jason James Richter, Michael Madsen, Francis Capra, Mary Kate Schellhardt

Votes: 14,073 | Gross: $30.08M

18. Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

4.6
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A teenage Jesse and old friend Randolph try to foil an illegal whaler threatening Willy and his pregnant mate.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Jason James Richter, August Schellenberg, Annie Corley, Vincent Berry

Votes: 7,784 | Gross: $3.52M

19. Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove (2010 Video)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.3
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Kirra discovers a baby Orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather's rundown seaside amusement park. She embarks on a quest to lead Willy back to his pod.

Director: Will Geiger | Stars: Bindi Irwin, Beau Bridges, Bongolethu Mbutuma, Siyabulela Ramba

Votes: 1,475

20. Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

3.7
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41 Metascore

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.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Drew Barrymore, George Lopez, Piper Perabo, Manolo Cardona

Votes: 18,911 | Gross: $94.51M

21. Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011 Video)

G | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.5
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Papi and Chloe prove family always sticks together.

Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Marcus Coloma, Erin Cahill, Susan Blakely, Lupe Ontiveros

Votes: 2,502

22. The Shaggy Dog (2006)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.4
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43 Metascore

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Tim Allen, Kristin Davis, Craig Kilborn, Zena Grey

Votes: 15,982 | Gross: $61.12M

23. Beethoven (1992)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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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.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones, Nicholle Tom

Votes: 54,850 | Gross: $57.11M

24. Beethoven's 2nd (1993)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.8
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Beethoven, the St. Bernard dog, becomes a father, but his girlfriend Missy is dognapped, and his puppies are in danger of the same fate.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Nicholle Tom, Christopher Castile

Votes: 21,264 | Gross: $53.35M

25. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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46 Metascore

A doctor discovers that he can communicate with animals.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

Votes: 80,893 | Gross: $144.16M

26. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.7
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49 Metascore

Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Cedric the Entertainer, Kristen Wilson, Raven-Symoné

Votes: 36,556 | Gross: $112.95M

27. Furry Vengeance (2010)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family

3.8
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23 Metascore

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.

Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Brooke Shields, Ricky Garcia, Eugene Cordero

Votes: 13,352 | Gross: $17.60M

28. The Bear (1988)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

7.7
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An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Bart the Bear, Youk the Bear, Jack Wallace

Votes: 14,100 | Gross: $31.75M

29. Max (I) (2015)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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47 Metascore

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.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins, Luke Kleintank, Lauren Graham

Votes: 22,457 | Gross: $42.65M

30. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

G | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Don Alder, Ed Bernard

Votes: 36,387 | Gross: $41.83M

31. Shiloh (1996)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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Marty Preston, a small-town Southern boy, must rescue a young beagle from abusive owner and recluse Judd Travers.

Director: Dale Rosenbloom | Stars: Blake Heron, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson, Bonnie Bartlett

Votes: 2,389 | Gross: $1.00M