Animal Kingdom - Dogs

by peterdi315 | created - 29 Jul 2012 | updated - 21 Oct 2012 | Public

Canine features. Films & shows with dogs as stars (or in supporting roles) and maybe an occasional wolf. With human or other species costars. Live action & animated. Not all family films. Most, but not all suitable for children. All-Time. Alphabetically (most sequels/remakes chronologically).

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1. Adventures of Bailey: The Lost Puppy (2010)

90 min | Family

6.2
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Bailey, an adorable Golden Retriever puppy, is moving! On the road trip to their new home, his family makes a stop and mistakenly leaves Bailey behind. This mischievous and playful pup sets... See full summary »

Director: Steve Franke | Stars: Rick Shew, Liz Cardenas Franke, Emily Stuhler, Truman Croft

Votes: 151

2. Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Family

6.8
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It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Franke | Stars: Rick Shew, Trey Bumpass, Christine Galyean, Liz Cardenas Franke

Votes: 78

3. The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)

G | 76 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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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.

Director: Masanori Hata | Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Dudley Moore, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Milo

Votes: 9,257 | Gross: $13.25M

Beautifully shot film hounded by accusations of cruelty, creating mixed reactions.

4. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.3
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 482

5. After Thomas (2006 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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A true story about a couple's struggles to meet the challenges of their son's autism.

Director: Simon Shore | Stars: Keeley Hawes, Ben Miles, Sheila Hancock, Andrew Byrne

Votes: 522

6. Air Bud (1997)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Michael Jeter, Kevin Zegers, Wendy Makkena, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 14,071 | Gross: $24.63M

7. Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

4.5
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Story of a golden retriever who can play football.

Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Cynthia Stevenson, Tim Conway, Dick Martin

Votes: 4,596 | Gross: $10.22M

8. Air Bud 3 (2000 Video)

G | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.7
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A boy and his dog take on the world of soccer.

Director: Bill Bannerman | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Dale Midkiff, David Glyn-Jones, Caitlin Wachs

Votes: 2,173

9. Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002 Video)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.6
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Josh has gone to college and his little sister Andrea enlists their dog Buddy in her baseball team just as Buddy's puppies are kidnapped by Rocky the Raccoon.

Director: Robert Vince | Stars: Jeffrey Ballard, Jay Brazeau, Jason Bryden, Patrick Cranshaw

Votes: 1,605

10. Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003 Video)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

4.2
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Disney serves up adventure with everyone's favorite golden retriever!

Director: Mike Southon | Stars: Darren J. Birch, Christopher Bishop, Tyler Boissonnault, J. Winston Carroll

Votes: 1,413

11. Air Buddies (2006 Video)

PG | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.0
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When dad BUDDY and mom MOLLY are dognapped, their five adorable pups, the AIR BUDDIES, must save the day...

Director: Robert Vince | Stars: Cascy Beddow, Jane Carr, Kelly Chapek, Patrick Cranshaw

Votes: 2,533

12. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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50 Metascore

A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi, Melba Moore

Votes: 29,524 | Gross: $27.10M

13. All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.5
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Charlie and Itchy return to Earth to find Gabriel's Horn, but along the way meet up with a young boy named David, who ran away from home.

Directors: Larry Leker, Paul Sabella | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Sheena Easton, Dom DeLuise, Bebe Neuwirth

Votes: 4,550 | Gross: $8.62M

14. Angel Dog (2011)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family

5.8
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This heartwarming film is about a dog named Cooper who is the lone survivor of a terrible car accident. Jake, a family patriarch, loses his wife and children in the accident. Not being a ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Conly | Stars: Jon Michael Davis, Farah White, Maurice Ripke, Ashley Hallford

Votes: 312

15. Atomic Dog (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.1
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When a pooch is irradiated by a nuclear plant and threatens the town, only a teenage boy can redeem him.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Daniel Hugh Kelly, Isabella Hofmann, Cindy Pickett, Micah Gardener

Votes: 322

16. Balto (1995)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.

Director: Simon Wells | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings

Votes: 33,401 | Gross: $11.27M

17. 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

18. 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

19. Beethoven's 3rd (2000 Video)

G | 99 min | Family, Comedy

4.0
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The Newton family from the first two Beethoven movies are on vacation in Europe, but do plan to join a Newton family reunion, and to make sure one of their family members definitely makes ... See full summary »

Director: David Mickey Evans | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Julia Sweeney, Joe Pichler, Michaela Gallo

Votes: 4,127

20. Beethoven's 4th (2001 Video)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Family

4.0
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The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.

Director: David Mickey Evans | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Julia Sweeney, Joe Pichler, Michaela Gallo

Votes: 2,878

21. Beethoven's 5th (2003 Video)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Adventure

4.0
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Sara Newton and Beethoven spends summer with Freddy Kablinski in Quicksilver, a weird town.

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Dave Thomas, Faith Ford, Daveigh Chase, Tom Poston

Votes: 2,292

22. Beethoven's Big Break (2008 Video)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Family

4.6
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Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Elliott | Stars: Jonathan Silverman, Jennifer Finnigan, Moises Arias, Eddie Griffin

Votes: 1,537

23. Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011 Video)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.6
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A Christmas Elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the Elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.

Director: John Putch | Stars: John Cleese, Munro Chambers, Kim Rhodes, Jan Skene

Votes: 862

24. Belle et Sébastien (1965–1970)

26 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.6
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Mountain-based adventures of a young boy and his dog in a small village in the southern Alps.

Stars: Mehdi El Glaoui, Edmond Beauchamp, Maurice Poli, Jean-Michel Audin

Votes: 193

The animated series Belle and Sebastian is listed under the title, Meiken Jolie.

25. Benji (1974)

G | 86 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

6.1
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A stray dog saves two kidnapped children.

Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Peter Breck, Deborah Walley, Patsy Garrett, Allen Fiuzat

Votes: 3,668 | Gross: $39.55M

26. Benji's Very Own Christmas Story (1978 TV Short)

Unrated | 25 min | Family, Short

5.2
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While on a publicity tour in Switzerland, Benji, Cindy Smith, and Patsy Garrett convince Kris Kringle that his place on Christmas Eve is delivering presents to all "his" families all over the world.

Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Ron Moody, Patsy Garrett, Cynthia Smith, Benji

Votes: 147

27. Benji at Work (1980 TV Short)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.0
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Behind-the-scenes look at the beloved movie canine.

Director: Fielder Baker | Stars: Benji, Chevy Chase, Frank Inn, Adam Rich

Votes: 28

28. Benji Takes a Dive at Marineland (1981 TV Short)

Not Rated | 30 min | Family, Short

7.6
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As the lovable mutt prepares to perform the first SCUBA dive by an animal, a villain attempts to prevent it.

Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Benji, Jesse Davis, Hardy Haberman

Votes: 42

29. Benji, Zax & the Alien Prince (1983)

22 min | Family, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Far distant from Earth on a red planet of Antars, a tyrant Zanu has killed their king and imprisoned the queen. The crown prince, their son, named Yubi (Christopher Burton) has escaped to ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Burton, Ric Spiegel, Ken Miller, Benji

Votes: 355

30. 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

31. Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Family

4.6
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49 Metascore

Three unlikely, unsuspecting souls who come face-to-face with that moment in their lives when they must stand and be counted. For Sheldon, it's difficult because he doesn't appear to be the... See full summary »

Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Nick Whitaker, Chris Kendrick, Nate Bynum, Randall Newsome

Votes: 450 | Gross: $3.82M

32. Best in Show (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

7.5
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78 Metascore

A colorful array of characters compete at a national dog show.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 48,748 | Gross: $18.62M

33. Big Red (1962)

Not Rated | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.5
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A wealthy sportsman's decision to hire a backwoods orphan to exercise a champion Irish Setter has unexpected consequences.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Gilles Payant, Émile Genest, Janette Bertrand

Votes: 513

34. The Biscuit Eater (1940)

Passed | 81 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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Two little boys have faith in a dog they name Promise, so much faith that they enter him in the championship trials for bird dogs. The favorite is Georgia Boy bred and trained by the boys' ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Billy Lee, Cordell Hickman, Richard Lane, Lester Matthews

Votes: 169

35. The Biscuit Eater (1972)

G | 90 min | Drama, Family

5.9
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In this touching adventure, a remake of the popular 1940 film, two Georgia boys ignore their racial differences to team up and befriend a feral bird dog, whom they train to participate in a fence-jumping contest.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Earl Holliman, Pat Crowley, Lew Ayres, Godfrey Cambridge

Votes: 227

36. Call of the Wild (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie, Reginald Owen

Votes: 1,417

37. The Call of the Wild (1972)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Family

6.0
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A house dog is abducted and brought to the north as a sled dog.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Charlton Heston, Michèle Mercier, Raimund Harmstorf, George Eastman

Votes: 1,254

38. The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Adventure

6.5
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Jack London's classic story from 1903 about Buck, a dog kidnapped from his home in California and taken to the Yukon where he is mistreated until a prospector discovers him and relates to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Svatek | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Bronwen Booth, Charles Edwin Powell, Burke Lawrence

Votes: 685

39. Cats & Dogs (2001)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Family

5.1
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47 Metascore

A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, of which their human owners are blissfully unaware.

Director: Lawrence Guterman | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Tobey Maguire, Jeff Goldblum, Elizabeth Perkins

Votes: 49,413 | Gross: $93.39M

40. Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)

PG | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Family

4.3
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30 Metascore

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.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Bette Midler, Chris O'Donnell, Jack McBrayer, James Marsden

Votes: 11,285 | Gross: $43.59M

41. Cool Dog (2010 Video)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family

4.1
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When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a strict "no pet" policy. Unwilling to let his master go without a fight, Rainy embarks on a cross-country journey to New York.

Director: Danny Lerner | Stars: Michael Paré, Jackson Pace, Jen Kober, David Jensen

Votes: 486

42. The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

4.8
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A boy and his sled dog against the elements.

Director: Peter Carter | Stars: Ronny Cox, Linda Sorensen, Andrew Ian McMillan, Chris Wiggins

Votes: 115

43. Courage of Lassie (1946)

G | 92 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

6.3
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Bill's separated from his litter, making friends with the wild creatures until he's found and adopted by young Kathie. An accident separates him from her, and he's drafted into K-9 duty in ... See full summary »

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Tom Drake, Selena Royle

Votes: 1,051

44. Cujo (1983)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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57 Metascore

Cujo, a friendly St. Bernard, contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro, Christopher Stone

Votes: 30,856 | Gross: $21.20M

45. Daniel and the Superdogs (2004)

102 min | Drama, Family

4.8
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With help from his friends, a boy (Wyatt Bowen) trains a dog to compete in an annual event.

Director: André Mélançon | Stars: Matthew Harbour, William Phan, Wyatt Bowen, Claire Bloom

Votes: 173

46. The Deputy Dawg Show (1959–1972)

6 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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A canine sheriff's deputy in a backwoods Southern town always manages to catch the bad guy, despite his own ineptitude.

Stars: Dayton Allen, Lionel Wilson

Votes: 167

47. Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973)

G | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Digby consumes a bowl of Project X, a liquid growth formula. Soon, he becomes a sheepdog of gigantic size!

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Jim Dale, Spike Milligan, Angela Douglas, John Bluthal

Votes: 558

48. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Dog Days of Arthur Cane (1984)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Director: Robert C. Thompson | Stars: Rossie Harris, John Scott Clough, Linda Henning, Alex Henteloff

Votes: 10

49. Dog Gone (2008)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.8
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A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.

Director: Mark Stouffer | Stars: Luke Benward, French Stewart, Kelly Perine, Kevin P. Farley

Votes: 598

50. A Dog Named Christmas (2009 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program."

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Linda Emond, Noel Fisher, Ken Pogue

Votes: 823

51. A Dog of Flanders (1935)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

6.6
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Tentative adaptation of Ouida's sentimental classic about a poor Flemish boy (Frankie Thomas) whose ambition is to become a painter.

Director: Edward Sloman | Stars: Frankie Thomas, O.P. Heggie, Helen Parrish, DeWitt Jennings

Votes: 85

52. A Dog of Flanders (1960)

96 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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The emotional story of a boy, his grandfather, and his dog. The boy's dream of becoming a great classical painter appears shattered when his loving grandfather dies.

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: David Ladd, Donald Crisp, Theodore Bikel, Max Croiset

Votes: 300

53. Furandâsu no inu (1975– )

24 min | Animation

8.3
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Stars: Michie Kita, Reiko Katsura, Kuriko Komamura, Masako Sugaya

Votes: 167

54. Gekijôban Furandaasu no inu (1997)

G | 93 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.7
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A small poor boy lives with his caring grandfather in a small Flemish village in the 19th century Belgium, has a lovable pet dog, loves art and dreams of becoming a famous painter one day. Based on a famous Flemish novel.

Director: Yoshio Kuroda | Stars: Makoto Tsumura, Sakura Tange, Brady Bluhm, Brianne Brozey

Votes: 376

55. A Dog of Flanders (1999)

PG | 100 min | Family, Drama

6.3
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38 Metascore

Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Brodie | Stars: Jack Warden, Jeremy James Kissner, Jesse James, Jon Voight

Votes: 817 | Gross: $2.15M

56. The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2009 TV Movie)

PG | 89 min | Comedy

4.7
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The Bannister family's new addition, Zeus (voiced by Mario Lopez of TV's SAVED BY THE BELL), the yellow Labrador, appears to be less than the dependable guard dog the family needs. However,... See full summary »

Director: Michael Feifer | Stars: Dean Cain, Gary Valentine, Mario Lopez, Elisa Donovan

Votes: 581

57. The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010 TV Movie)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family

4.3
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The Bannister family - including former K-9 police hero Zeus - is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Feifer | Stars: Mario Lopez, Dean Cain, Paris Hilton, Gary Valentine

Votes: 269

58. The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011 TV Movie)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

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Zeus & the Bannisters have moved into a new house, just in time for Halloween! Everything seems to be going well until they notice strange lights and sounds coming from neighbor Eli's (... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sullivan | Stars: Gary Valentine, Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 245

59. A Dog Year (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A guy suffering from a midlife crisis takes in a dog that's crazier than he is.

Director: George LaVoo | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Lauren Ambrose, Lois Smith, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 2,329

60. A Dog's Tale (1999)

G | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Family

6.1
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Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!

Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Gordon Jump, Anne Lockhart, David Bowe, Clayton Taylor

Votes: 62

61. The Duke (1999)

G | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.6
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When his nephew tries to wrest control of his estate from him,the Duke of Dingwall removes the boy from his will and leaves everything to his dog

Director: Philip Spink | Stars: John Neville, James Doohan, Courtnee Draper, Jeremy Maxwell

Votes: 399

62. Eight Below (2006)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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64 Metascore

Brutal cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.

Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Paul Walker, Jason Biggs, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood

Votes: 52,889 | Gross: $81.61M

63. Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)

PG | 81 min | Adventure, Family

6.4
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Teenage Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while traveling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus' father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Jesse Bradford, Mimi Rogers, Bruce Davison, Tom Bower

Votes: 2,200 | Gross: $11.64M

64. Finding Rin Tin Tin (2007)

PG | 90 min | Family

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The true story of the legendary German Shepherd who was found by American pilot Lee Duncun in France during World War I, and later became the most famous animal star in Hollywood history.

Director: Danny Lerner | Stars: Tyler Jensen, Ben Cross, Gregory Gudgeon, Steven O'Donnell

Votes: 403

65. Finding Rin Tin Tin: New Tricks for an Old Dog (2008 Video)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Ben Cross, Gregory Gudgeon, William Hope, Tyler Jensen

66. Finn on the Fly (2008)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Family

4.3
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FINN ON THE FLY is a madcap comedy filled with wild chases, mistaken identity and young romance. Ben Soledad, a shy thirteen-year-old, has just moved to a new town. He tries his best to fit... See full summary »

Director: Mark Jean | Stars: Ana Gasteyer, Ryan Belleville, Matthew Knight, Brandon Firla

Votes: 177

67. Firehouse Dog (2007)

PG | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Family

5.5
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43 Metascore

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.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Bruce Greenwood, Bree Turner, Bill Nunn

Votes: 5,044 | Gross: $13.92M

68. First Dog (2010)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.9
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A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"

Director: Bryan Michael Stoller | Stars: Eric Roberts, Eliza Roberts, John-Paul Howard, Little Bear

Votes: 484

69. Fluke (1995)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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After a man dies in a car crash, he is reincarnated as a dog and attempts to reconnect with his family.

Director: Carlo Carlei | Stars: Matthew Modine, Nancy Travis, Samuel L. Jackson, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 5,620 | Gross: $3.99M

70. For the Love of a Dog (2008)

90 min | Family

5.0
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When the family dog gets sick, the kids and their friends rally to earn the money to pay for the veterinarian.

Director: Sheree Le Mon | Stars: Sherman Hemsley, Phil Vassar, Tina Witherby, Bridgette Potts

Votes: 182

71. For the Love of Benji (1977)

G | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Benji sniffs out a bogus CIA agent in Athens, Greece.

Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Patsy Garrett, Benji, Art Vasil, Allen Fiuzat

Votes: 774 | Gross: $17.73M

72. Frankenweenie (2012)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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74 Metascore

When a boy's beloved dog passes away suddenly, he attempts to bring the animal back to life through a powerful science experiment.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau

Votes: 82,140 | Gross: $35.29M

73. Good Boy! (2003)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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49 Metascore

An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.

Director: John Hoffman | Stars: Liam Aiken, Matthew Broderick, Molly Shannon, Kevin Nealon

Votes: 3,605 | Gross: $37.57M

74. Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)

Approved | 87 min | Family, Drama

7.4
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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, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by ... See full summary »

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Donald Crisp, Laurence Naismith, Alex Mackenzie, Duncan Macrae

Votes: 940

75. The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Family, History

6.2
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Bobby, a brave Skye Terrier, becomes local legend when it refuses to leave his master's grave after he dies. The townsfolk feed the dog until local authorities ban strays. The kids decide to help Bobby defy the law. Based on true events.

Director: John Henderson | Stars: James Cosmo, Suzanne Dance, Ron Donachie, Charles Donnelly

Votes: 417

76. 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: 190,598

77. Hachi-ko (1987)

107 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death.

Director: Seijirô Kôyama | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Kaoru Yachigusa, Toshinori Omi, Toshirô Yanagiba

Votes: 3,540

78. 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

79. 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

80. Hotel for Dogs (2009)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family

5.4
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51 Metascore

Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel.

Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 17,993 | Gross: $73.03M

81. The Incredible Journey (1963)

G | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?

Director: Fletcher Markle | Stars: Émile Genest, John Drainie, Tommy Tweed, Sandra Scott

Votes: 3,170

82. 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

83. The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

PG | 101 min | Family, Adventure

7.0
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In the 1930s, a tomboyish girl runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away, because there was work there.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Meredith Salenger, John Cusack, Ray Wise, Lainie Kazan

Votes: 4,161 | Gross: $2.14M

84. K-9 (1989)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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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.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

Votes: 27,506 | Gross: $43.25M

85. Lad: A Dog (1962)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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A Wonder dog wins the hearts of a young child and saves his owners from danger.

Directors: Aram Avakian, Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Peter Breck, Peggy McCay, Carroll O'Connor, Angela Cartwright

Votes: 74

86. Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Approved | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Peggy Lee, Bill Thompson

Votes: 96,848 | Gross: $93.60M

87. Lassie (1954–1974)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.

Stars: Lassie, Jon Provost, June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly

Votes: 2,181

88. Lassie (1994)

PG | 94 min | Family, Adventure

5.9
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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, the Turner Family - Dad, stepmom, little ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Helen Slater, Tom Guiry, Jon Tenney, Brittany Boyd

Votes: 4,259 | Gross: $9.98M

89. Lassie (2005)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: John Lynch, Samantha Morton, Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage

Votes: 3,556 | Gross: $0.65M

90. Lassie Come Home (1943)

Passed | 89 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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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.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, May Whitty, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 4,181

91. The Littlest Hobo (1958)

77 min | Adventure

7.3
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A German Shepherd dog helps a lamb to escape the slaughter house

Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Buddy Joe Hooker, Wendy Stuart, Carlyle Mitchell, Howard Hoffman

Votes: 95

92. The Littlest Hobo (1979–1985)

Adventure, Drama, Family

7.9
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The wandering adventures of an intelligent german shepherd dog.

Stars: London, Allan Royal, Harvey Atkin, Ted Follows

Votes: 796

93. The Littlest Hobo (1963–1965)

30 min | Adventure

8.3
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A German Shepherd dog wanders endlessly, only stopping to do a good deed or help a person in need, before returning to his road without end.

Stars: London the Dog, Monty McFarlane, Gregg Palmer, Chick Chandler

Votes: 98

94. Man's Best Friend (1993)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.1
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A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.

Director: John Lafia | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Lance Henriksen, Robert Costanzo, Fredric Lehne

Votes: 3,294 | Gross: $12.97M

95. Marley & Me (2008)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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53 Metascore

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner

Votes: 126,931 | Gross: $143.15M

96. Marmaduke (2010)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family

4.2
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30 Metascore

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.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Owen Wilson, Judy Greer, Lee Pace, Emma Stone

Votes: 12,244 | Gross: $33.64M

97. Meiken Jolie (1981– )

TV-G | 24 min | Animation, Adventure

7.6
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The show is about a boy named Sebastian and his huge white dog, Belle. Over the course of the series, Sebastian travels through Europe, looking for his mother who left him with relatives in... See full summary »

Stars: Tôru Furuya, Adrian Knight, Ichirô Nagai, Nicholas Podbrey

Votes: 480

This aired in the U.S. as Belle and Sebastian

98. My Dog Shep (1946)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

6.2
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An orphan boy on his way to live with his uncle picks up a stray dog, and the two become fast friends. However, the uncle doesn't want the dog, and when chickens are found dead, the uncle ... See full summary »

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Flame, Tom Neal, William Farnum, Lanny Rees

Votes: 40

99. My Dog Skip (2000)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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61 Metascore

A shy boy grows up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog, Skip.

Director: Jay Russell | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson

Votes: 17,528 | Gross: $34.10M

100. Cinnamon (2011 Video)

TV-G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.5
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Professor Madeline falls for architect Kevin while he is working on a project at her university.

Director: Michael Feifer | Stars: Cynthia Gibb, Greg Evigan, Ashley Leggat, Ciara Bravo

Votes: 182