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


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

rodent | animal | pet | dog | terrier | See All (40) »


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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


$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$365,802,225 (USA) (14 October 2016)

Company Credits

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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The reference for the bunny villain is from the killer bunny in the comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" See more »


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 »


Snowball: [to Max] can I call you tiny dog?
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Crazy Credits

In a post-end credits, Pops says "All right! Party's over." See more »


References Grease (1978) See more »


You're My Best Friend
Written by John Deacon
Performed by Queen
Courtesy of Hollywood Records Inc. for U.S. and Canada
Courtesy of Island Records Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

Got Pets? - Ya HAVE to see it! - Got Kids? - Ya HAVE to see it !
27 July 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fast-paced and Funny! Lots of Laughs and action ..... The good guys always win! ..... This out does Disney by far Not too scary for kids, scenes move and change fast, so their little minds don't really grasp the couple of sad parts .....Attention is fixed on their Brooklyn adventure underground .. Great voice-overs, each character comes through as an individual, so you can pick your favorite "PAL"... Our theater was full of laughter almost all the way through ... except when the kids were cheering for the pets as they managed to outsmart Animal Control .. It's always fun when a rag-tag group of mis-fits out smarts the bad guys..Most of the pets are available through local toy stores with the exception of "Tatoo" the pig ... why he is not included seems to be an oversight on the part of the studio.. Not that he had a major role but nonetheless he was still an intregal part to the plot No matter which your favorite pet is in the movie, it was well written and deserves to be seen by all

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