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1. 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: 53,729 | Gross: $57.11M

2. 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: 2,130

3. Every Which Way But Loose (1978)

PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy

6.3
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The San Fernando Valley adventures of trucker turned prize-fighter Philo Beddoe and his pet orangutan Clyde.

Director: James Fargo | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Beverly D'Angelo

Votes: 18,763 | Gross: $105.92M

4. Mister Ed (1958–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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The misadventures of a wisecracking talking horse and his human owner.

Stars: Allan Lane, Alan Young, Connie Hines, Mister Ed

Votes: 2,575

5. 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: 16,601 | Gross: $34.79M

6. 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: James Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

Votes: 27,174 | Gross: $43.25M

7. Larger Than Life (1996)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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A motivational speaker discovers that the inheritance his father left for him is in the form of an elephant.

Director: Howard Franklin | Stars: Bill Murray, Matthew McConaughey, Jerry Adler, Richard Alan Baker

Votes: 5,720 | Gross: $8.29M

8. Ed (1996)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

2.6
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25 Metascore

A trained chimpanzee plays third base for a minor-league baseball team.

Director: Bill Couturié | Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Jayne Brook, Gene Ross, Paul Hewitt

Votes: 7,465 | Gross: $6.29M

9. Moby Dick (1998– )

PG | 180 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.

Stars: Henry Thomas, Patrick Stewart, Bruce Spence, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Votes: 3,202

10. 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: 3,613 | Gross: $39.55M

11. 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: 4,011

12. 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: 3,575 | Gross: $37.57M

13. Scarecrows (1988)

R | 83 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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Criminals hijack a plane and force the pilot and his daughter to fly them to Mexico. However, an unexpected landing finds them in a cemetery inhabited by killer scarecrows.

Director: William Wesley | Stars: Ted Vernon, Michael David Simms, Richard Vidan, Kristina Sanborn

Votes: 3,454

14. 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: 1,501

15. MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

3.8
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43 Metascore

Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. Jack, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Vince | Stars: Bernie, Louie, Mac, Russell Ferrier

Votes: 1,901 | Gross: $1.25M

16. 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: 1,387

17. 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: 2,234

18. 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: 2,806

19. 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: 2,227 | Gross: $22.26M

20. Oh Heavenly Dog (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

5.4
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41 Metascore

A murdered detective must avenge his murder after he is reincarnated as a dog.

Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Chevy Chase, Jane Seymour, Benji, Omar Sharif

Votes: 2,010

21. Paws (1997)

83 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.8
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Alex knows the whereabouts of a stashed-away fortune of $1 million. The mysterious Anja murders him, but he's transferred clues of location of the cash onto computer disk that he gives to ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Zwicky | Stars: Billy Connolly, Nathan Cavaleri, Emilie François, Joe Petruzzi

Votes: 653

22. 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: 347

23. Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp (1970– )

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.7
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A member of pop band Evolution Revolution, Lancelot Link is called upon by the Agency to Prevent Evil (APE), in their ongoing fight against CHUMP.

Stars: Judy the Chimpanzee, Dayton Allen, Joan Gerber, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 241

24. The Order of the Black Eagle (1987)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.5
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A James Bondish spy and his female assistant infiltrate a group of South American Nazis who have kept Hitler alive until they take over the... using the ultimate weapon. In HD.

Director: Worth Keeter | Stars: Ian Hunter, C.K. Bibby, William T. Hicks, Anna Rapagna

Votes: 246

25. Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

2.9
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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.

Director: Tony Giglio | Stars: James Marshall, Olivia d'Abo, Jeremy Foley, Sam McMurray

Votes: 1,482

26. Stone Fox (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Western, Drama, Family

6.5
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Little Willy must win a dog sled race in order to save his grandfather's cattle ranch.

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Joey Cramer, Belinda Montgomery, Gordon Tootoosis

Votes: 132

27. Tarzan's Peril (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Adventure

6.0
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Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 343

28. Copacabana (1947)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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An agent has his only client pose as both a French chanteuse and Brazilian bombshell to fool a nightclub owner.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell

Votes: 948

29. For the Love of Benji (1977)

G | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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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: 761 | Gross: $17.73M

30. King of the Cowboys (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Western

6.3
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Saboteurs are blowing up government warehouses (during World War II). Roy and his pals work undercover to put an end to their operations.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

Votes: 192

31. Ride Him, Cowboy (1932)

Passed | 55 min | Romance, Western

5.4
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John Drury saves Duke, a wild horse accused of murder, and trains him. When he discovers that the real murderer, a bad guy known as The Hawk, is the town's leading citizen, Drury arrested on a fraudulent charge.

Director: Fred Allen | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Ruth Hall, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 484

32. Quest for Zhu (2011)

G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

4.7
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The heartwarming tale of four lively young teens (who just happen to be hamsters) on a quest to find the Palace of Zhu, where they believe all their dreams will come true. Join the feisty ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Doucette | Stars: Kathleen Barr, Sean Campbell, Shannon Chan-Kent, Ian James Corlett

Votes: 138

33. Son of Lassie (1945)

G | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.4
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Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ?

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 580

34. Jock: A True Tale of Friendship (1994)

91 min | Adventure, Family, History

7.2
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In 1886 the 20 years old Percy Fitzpatrick sets out from Kaapstad (Cape Town) for the Transvaal to dig for gold. On his way he prevents the weakly puppy Jock from being drowned and adopts ... See full summary »

Directors: Danie Joubert, Duncan MacNeillie | Stars: Sean Gallagher, Fay Masterson, Wilson Dunster, Sello Sebotsane

Votes: 152

35. 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: 447 | Gross: $3.79M

36. Smoke (1970 TV Movie)

Unrated | 89 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

6.9
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As a teenager has difficulty coping with his mother's remarriage, he finds and nurses back to health a German Shepherd, but keeps him a secret for fear that his stepfather would return him to his original owner.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Earl Holliman, Ron Howard, Jacqueline Scott, Shug Fisher

Votes: 89

37. Quick Before It Melts (1964)

97 min | Comedy

5.7
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A reporter and a photographer become entwined with women, marriage, and a defecting Russian scientist while on an expedition to Antarctica for their magazine.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: George Maharis, Robert Morse, Anjanette Comer, James Gregory

Votes: 73

38. Beware of Blondie (1950)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy

6.6
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Mr. Dithers has gone on vacation and left Dagwood to look after the company. Toby tries to take advantage of Dagwood's naiveté, but Blondie saves the day.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Marjorie Ann Mutchie

Votes: 110

39. The Sun Comes Up (1949)

93 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Claude Jarman Jr., Lewis Stone

Votes: 250

40. Little Heroes 3 (2002)

90 min | Comedy, Family

2.9
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Add a Plot

Director: Henri Charr | Stars: Ralley, Duke, Serena, Enzo

Votes: 48

41. 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: 142

42. The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Family

4.9
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Young man assembles a small offbeat crew to find the mythical pirate treasure that's supposedly on the bottom of Lake Michigan and save his family from bankruptcy.

Director: Richard Brauer | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Seth Bernard, Brennan Hesser, Logan Lipton

Votes: 167

43. Darkest Africa (1936)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.5
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A 15-episode serial in which Beatty goes to darkest Africa to rescue the Goddess of Joba, who is being held by the high priest.

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Manuel King, Elaine Shepard, Lucien Prival

Votes: 73

44. Apache Rose (1947)

Approved | 75 min | Western

6.6
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Roy is an oil prospector. His efforts to get drilling rights on an old Spanish land grant are countered by gamblers from an off-shore gambling boat determined to control the land (and oil) themselves.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Olin Howland

Votes: 84

45. Benji at Work (1980 TV Short)

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

46. Hollywood's Amazing Animal Actors (1996 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A documentary tracing the history of animal actors in Hollywood.

Director: Daniel Helfgott | Star: Michael Sorich

Votes: 7

47. It's Showtime (1976)

G | 85 min | Documentary

6.4
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A collection of film clips profiling animal actors.

Directors: Paul M. Heller, Alan Myerson, Fred Weintraub | Stars: Rin Tin Tin, Flipper, Trigger, Daisy

Votes: 85

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

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

49. Tijuana Makes Me Happy (2007)

PG-13 | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A boy will do anything to become a man and win the heart of a young prostitute... Even fight his rooster.

Director: Dylan Verrechia | Stars: Pablo Tendilla Ortiz, Pablo Tendilla Rocha, Aidee Gonzalez, Darina Rabago Soto

Votes: 128

50. Rusty Leads the Way (1948)

Approved | 59 min | Drama

6.3
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Thirteen-year-old Danny Mitchell befriends Penny Waters, a little blind girl who is shy who is shy and lonely. DAnny intercedes for Penny when she is about to be sent to the State ... See full summary »

Director: Will Jason | Stars: Ted Donaldson, Sharyn Moffett, John Litel, Ann Doran

Votes: 64