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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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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)  »

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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

Credited as additional voices, Tara Strong has previously voiced several other well known characters such as Timmy Turner (The Fairly OddParents (2001)), Twilight Sparkles (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010)), and Raven (Teen Titans (2003)). However she is probably most commonly known as the new voice of Harley Quinn having voiced the jester villain in all the Arkham video games, DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High (2016), and many more. See more »

Goofs

During Duke's first night in the apartment, Max gets into the doggie bed and scoots all the way to the far side of where Duke is sleeping on the floor. When the camera cuts, Max is in the middle of the doggie bed. 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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In a post-end credits, Pops says "All right! Party's over." See more »

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References Grease (1978) See more »

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Life After The End Of The World
Written by James Bulloch, Matthew Sorg
Performed by Ringworm
Courtesy of Victory Records
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A great animated film for all pet lovers
27 July 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I got curious about this movie after seeing the trailers. Then my mom and I saw it in the theatre; I thought it is another great animated movie of the year. Also Max & Gidget are my favorite characters.

The story is about Max living a good life in his New York apartment with his beloved owner Katie. That is until Katie brings home a big, shaggy stray name Duke, who Max thought is trying to muscle in on his happy home. One day during a walk with the dog-walker, the resentive Duke tricks Max into travelling far into the city, and they are attacked by a feral cat gang in an alley. The cats remove Max and Duke's collars and the dogs are caught by the city's Animal Control. Fortunately the two dogs were saved by a rogue band called "The Flushed Pets". That is all I could tell you folks.

I don't have a favorite scene (as I said many times), because I love the whole film from beginning to end. I also love the movie's humor and great animation. One more thing to point out is that Max was so cute as a puppy! So overall, this is a great film for all pet lovers.


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