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1. Beethoven (1992)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.5
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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.

Writers: John Hughes, Amy Holden Jones | Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones, Nicholle Tom

Votes: 49,268 | Gross: $57.11M

2. 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.

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

Votes: 17,310 | Gross: $105.92M

3. Mister Ed (1958–1966)

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

7.1
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Mister Ed is a horse who is owned by Wilbur Post. Mister Ed is not just any horse, he talks to Wilbur! But this gets Wilbur in all kinds of trouble because Mister Ed won't talk to anyone ... See full summary »

Creators: Sonia Chernus, Walter Brooks | Stars: Allan Lane, Alan Young, Connie Hines, Mister Ed

Votes: 2,324

4. 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: 1,858

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.

Writers: Jack London, Jeanne Rosenberg, Nick Thiel, David Fallon | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Seymour Cassel, Susan Hogan

Votes: 15,688 | Gross: $34.79M

6. K-9 (1989)

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

5.9
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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.

Writers: Steven Siegel, Scott Myers | Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: James Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

Votes: 25,725 | Gross: $43.25M

7. Ed (1996)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

2.6
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A trained chimpanzee plays third base for a minor-league baseball team.

Writers: Ken Richards, Janus Cercone, David M. Evans | Director: Bill Couturié | Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Jayne Brook, Gene Ross, Paul Hewitt

Votes: 7,046 | Gross: $6.29M

8. Moby Dick (1998 TV Mini-Series)

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: 3,061

9. Larger Than Life (1996)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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A motivational speaker discovers that the inheritance his father left for him is in the form of an elephant.

Writers: Roy Blount Jr., Pen Densham, Garry Williams | Director: Howard Franklin | Stars: Bill Murray, Matthew McConaughey, Jerry Adler, Richard Alan Baker

Votes: 5,330 | Gross: $8.29M

10. Beethoven's 3rd (2000 Video)

G | 99 min | Family, Comedy

3.9
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The Newton family from the original 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 it, ... See full summary »

Writers: John Hughes, Amy Holden Jones, Jeff Schechter | Director: David M. Evans | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Julia Sweeney, Joe Pichler, Michaela Gallo

Votes: 3,568

11. 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.

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

Votes: 3,397 | Gross: $37.57M

12. Benji (1974)

G | 86 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

6.1
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A stray dog saves two kidnapped children.

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

Votes: 3,399 | Gross: $39.55M

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.

Writers: William Wesley, Richard Jefferies, Larry Stamper, Marcus Crowder, Stephen Gerard | Director: William Wesley | Stars: Ted Vernon, Michael David Simms, Richard Vidan, Kristina Sanborn

Votes: 3,100

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 »

Writers: Derek Rydall, Brian Levant | Director: Mike Elliott | Stars: Jonathan Silverman, Jennifer Finnigan, Moises Arias, Eddie Griffin

Votes: 1,354

15. Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003 Video)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

4.1
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Disney serves up adventure with everyone's favorite golden retriever!

Writers: Kevin DiCicco, Robert Vince, Anne Vince, Anna McRoberts, Paul Tamasy, Aaron Mendelsohn | Director: Mike Southon | Stars: Darren J. Birch, Christopher Bishop, Tyler Boissonnault, J. Winston Carroll

Votes: 1,260

16. Beethoven's 5th (2003 Video)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Adventure

3.9
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Sara Newton and Beethoven spends summer with Freddy Kablinski in Quicksilver, a weird town.

Writers: Cliff Ruby, Elana Lesser, John Hughes, Amy Holden Jones | Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Dave Thomas, Faith Ford, Daveigh Chase, Tom Poston

Votes: 1,998

17. 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.

Writers: John Hughes, Amy Holden Jones, John Loy | Director: David M. Evans | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Julia Sweeney, Joe Pichler, Michaela Gallo

Votes: 2,512

18. Oh Heavenly Dog (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

5.4
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A murdered detective must avenge his murder after he is reincarnated as a dog.

Writer: Rod Browning | Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Chevy Chase, Jane Seymour, Benjean, Omar Sharif

Votes: 1,871

19. Paws (1997)

83 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.9
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Alex knows the whereabouts of a stashed-away fortune of $1 million. The mysterious Anja kidnaps him, but he's transferred clues of location of the cash onto computer disk that he gives to ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Cripps, Karl Zwicky, Stephen Dando-Collins | Director: Karl Zwicky | Stars: Billy Connolly, Nathan Cavaleri, Emilie François, Joe Petruzzi

Votes: 615

20. 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.

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

Votes: 1,454

21. Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp (1970– )

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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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.

Creators: Stan Burns, Mike Marmer | Stars: Dayton Allen, Joan Gerber, Bernie Kopell, Malachi Throne

Votes: 212

22. 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 ?

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

Votes: 2,072 | Gross: $22.26M

23. Tarzan's Peril (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Adventure

5.9
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Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Samuel Newman, Francis Swann, John Cousins | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 311

24. Copacabana (1947)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

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

Writers: László Vadnay, Howard Harris, Allen Boretz, Sydney Zelinka | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell

Votes: 890

25. Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Family

4.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 426 | Gross: $3.79M

26. Benji, Zax & the Alien Prince (1983– )

22 min | Family, Sci-Fi

8.1
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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 »

Creators: Len Janson, Chuck Menville, Joe Camp | Stars: Benji, Chris Burton, Ric Spiegel, Ken Miller

Votes: 315

27. The Order of the Black Eagle (1987)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.4
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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.

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

Votes: 177

28. Quest for Zhu (2011)

G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

4.6
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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: 127

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.

Writers: Joe Camp, Ben Vaughn | Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Patsy Garrett, Benjean, Art Vasil, Allen Fiuzat

Votes: 698 | Gross: $17.73M

30. 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.

Writers: Walter Halsey Davis, John Reynolds Gardiner | Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Joey Cramer, Belinda Montgomery, Gordon Tootoosis

Votes: 127

31. Son of Lassie (1945)

G | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.5
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Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ?

Writers: Jeanne Bartlett, Eric Knight | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 531

32. 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.

Writers: Philip Benjamin, Dale Wasserman | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: George Maharis, Robert Morse, Anjanette Comer, James Gregory

Votes: 70

33. King of the Cowboys (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Western

6.4
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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.

Writers: Olive Cooper, J. Benton Cheney, Hal Long | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

Votes: 181

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 »

Writers: Duncan MacNeillie, Johann Potgieter, Greg Latter, Percy Fitzpatrick | Directors: Danie Joubert, Duncan MacNeillie | Stars: Sean Gallagher, Fay Masterson, Wilson Dunster, Sello Sebotsane

Votes: 152

35. 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 »

Writers: Margaret Fitts, William Ludwig, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Claude Jarman Jr., Lewis Stone

Votes: 238

36. 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.

Writers: Kenneth Perkins, Scott Mason | Director: Fred Allen | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Ruth Hall, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 462

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

Unrated | 25 min | Family, Short

5.3
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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.

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

Votes: 131

38. 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.

Writers: William Corbin, John Furia | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Earl Holliman, Ron Howard, Jacqueline Scott, Shug Fisher

Votes: 85

39. 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.

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

Votes: 104

40. Adventures of Rusty (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Family

5.7
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Fearing that his recently-acquired step-mother, Ann Dennis, is competing with him for his father's affections, and saddened by the death of his dog, young Danny Mitchell, in the first film ... See full summary »

Writers: Aubrey Wisberg, Al Martin | Director: Paul Burnford | Stars: Ted Donaldson, Margaret Lindsay, Conrad Nagel, Gloria Holden

Votes: 116

41. The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Family

5.0
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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.

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

Votes: 165

42. Darkest Africa (1936)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.6
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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.

Writers: John Rathmell, Barney A. Sarecky, Ted Parsons, Tracy Knight | Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Manuel King, Elaine Shepard, Lucien Prival

Votes: 68

43. The Horse with the Human Mind (1946)

8 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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We spend the day with Bess, considered by many to be the smartest horse in the movies, as she works with her trainer.

Director: Harry Loud | Stars: Bess, Joe Adkinson, Frank Whitbeck

Votes: 49

44. Top Dogs: Little Heroes 3 (2002)

90 min | Comedy, Family

2.7
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Add a Plot

Writers: Henri Charr, Jess Mancilla, Sreescanda, Brad Sergi, Thomas Garner | Director: Henri Charr | Stars: Ralley, Duke, Serena, Enzo

Votes: 44

45. 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.

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

Votes: 80

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

30 min | Family, Short

7.9
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As the lovable mutt prepares to perform the first SCUBA dive by an animal, a villain attempts to prevent it.

Writers: Joe Camp, Harland Wright | Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Benjean, Jesse Davis

Votes: 35

47. It's Showtime (1976)

G | 85 min | Documentary

6.3
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A collection of film clips profiling animal actors.

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

Votes: 82

48. Benji at Work (1980 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.1
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Behind-the-scenes look at the beloved movie canine.

Writers: Joe Camp, Fielder Baker | Director: Fielder Baker | Stars: Benjean, Chevy Chase, Frank Inn, Adam Rich

Votes: 27

49. Danny Boy (1945)

Passed | 64 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.4
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The dog of a boy scout is kidnapped at the instigation of a neighbor. The boy gets the help of a war veteran.

Writers: Raymond L. Schrock, Taylor Caven | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Ralph Lewis, Sybil Merritt, Helen Brown

Votes: 13

50. Stereolizza: Cool Cat (2015 Video)

Short, Music

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Stereolizza is on a whimsical adventure of dating 6 cat-headed men that are afraid of the ocean, hide in trees, eat raw fish and drink milk from wine glasses.

Creator: Katya Shalayeva | Director: Katya Shalayeva | Stars: Katya Shalayeva, Oleksiy Ginchev, Dean Elex, Herman Sinitzyn