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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

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The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Max (voice)
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Duke (voice)
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Snowball (voice)
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Gidget (voice)
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Katie (voice)
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Tiberius (voice)
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Chloe (voice)
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Pops (voice)
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Buddy (voice)
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Mel (voice)
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Norman (voice)
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Ozone / Reginald (voice)
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Tattoo (voice)
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Maria (voice) (as Sandra Echeverria)
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Fernando (voice)
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Storyline

Taking place in a Manhattan apartment building, Max's life as a favorite pet is turned upside down, when his owner brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke. They have to put their quarrels behind when they find out that an adorable white bunny named Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to take revenge Written by Supermikey71

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rodent | animal | pet | dog | terrier | See All (41) »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 July 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Pets Movie  »

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$104,352,905 (USA) (8 July 2016)

Gross:

$368,305,960 (USA) (23 December 2016)
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Trivia

Although credited as an additional voice, Jim Cummings once lent his voice to Steele, the evil dog from Balto (1995), another talking dog movie distributed by Universal Pictures. See more »

Goofs

When Sweetpea turns on the TV at the beginning of the film, it uses an Xfinity remote. Comcast service is not available in New York City. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max: [narrating] I've lived in this city all my life. I'm Max. And I'm the luckiest dog in New York because of her. That's Katie. Katie and I, well, we have the perfect relationship. We met a few years ago and, boy, let me tell ya', we got along right away. You know, it was one of those relationships where... where you just know.
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Crazy Credits

In the mid-credits scene, Buddy and Mel attend what they think is a costume party at Leonard's house. Buddy dresses up as a Barbaloot from Dr. Seuss' The Lorax and Mel is dressed up as a Minion. The party is interrupted when the owner returns. See more »

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References Alien (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Party Hard
Written by Andrew W.K. (as Andrew F. Wilkes-Krier)
Performed by Andrew W.K.
Courtesy of Island Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The best bits are all in the trailer
7 October 2016 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

The trailer was looking promising. Lots of laughs and clever humour. Hopes were high as the trailer for Zootopia was inciting and that film did not disappoint. However, Secret Life of Pets turned out to be a fizzer. Excessively violent for a children's film, not funny or clever and really rather odd. The characters are not developed which means that the audience doesn't particularly care what happens on their quest. The stand out of the film is the husky little white fluffball of a dog. I think this film is aimed at children, though the guy down the row from me was certainly laughing a lot (while I was taking power naps). Not the same caliber as Despicable Me.


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