10 Best Movies for Dogs and Dog Lovers

  • By nishwa
  • December 12, 2022
  • 5 minutes read
10 Best Movies for Dogs and Dog Lovers

If you are in the mood to cuddle up with your dog and watch wholesome movies with them all night long, grab your popcorn bucket, a warm blanket, and your pup because we have you all covered up for the best dog movies.

Don’t forget to keep tissues by your side because some of these will make your heart cry out loud (especially if you’re extra emotionally sensitive). Dog movies will always find a way to provide your heart with the warmth it needs after a long tiring day. They even remind you how valuable your doggo is to you, making your love & bond stronger.

Here’s a list we prepared for you of the best dog movies. You won’t regret watching any one of these because each one of these is an excellent choice.

1. Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

Hachi - A Dog’s Tale

This movie is based on a real-life story, featuring a Japanese dog named Hachiko. We chose to keep this movie at the top of our list because it will literally break your heart into pieces. In the movie, Hachi proves his loyalty in such a way that 30 minutes of continuous tears are guaranteed. It is a MUST-watch with a whole box of tissues nearby.

2. Togo (2019)

Togo (2019) - Best Dog movies

Togo the Siberian Husky proves himself the strongest by leading the “serum run”. His owner, Leonhard (Willem Dafoe) adopts Togo and trains him to become a historical legend. This movie is based on trust and a strong relationship between Togo and Leonhard. Togo saves lives and shows his devotion beautifully. Yes, it is filled with thrill and tears.

3. Isle of Dogs (2018)

Isle of Dogs (2018)

This movie is about a 12-year-old boy who’s out to find his dog named; Spots. Spots were sent to Trash Island due to the spread of dog flu. But, the little boy goes through an adventurous journey just to bring his dog back. This is an animated movie by Wes Anderson, which you will definitely love. This movie is witty, detail-packed, and written so beautifully, it is a must-watch especially if you like animated movies.

4. The Art Of Racing in the Rain (2019)

the art of racing in the rain (2019)

Enzo, the golden retriever, and his best friend; a formula one race car driver share a family-like bond in the movie. The movie will bring smiles to your face but it will also bring you to tears. if you are a dog owner, this movie will surely be very relatable for you.

5. A Dog’s Purpose (2017)

A Dog's Purpose (2017)

This version was released before the sequel: “A Dog’s Journey”. This movie shows how Bailey goes through four lives and finds her sole purpose in every single lifetime. It’s so beautiful how she meets Ethan again in another lifetime. The movie also has a meaningful ending. A dog lover will fall in love with their dog even more after watching both parts of this movie.

6. A Dog’s Journey (2019)

A Dog's Journey (2019)

You will love this heart-warming movie, it shows the attachment of the dog, Bailey with its owner, CJ. Bailey dies and turns into another dog, it always finds its way back to CJ. All pet owners will love this movie because it’s just too wholesome and emotional. This part concludes the story of the first part; A Dog’s Purpose.

7. Eight Below (2006)

Eight Below (2006)

In this movie, a dog named Jerry is forced to leave his sled dogs behind due to a horrible snowstorm. The loyal dog somehow finds a way to save his friends. You wanna know the best part about this movie? Paul Walker is the owner of these dogs and he slowly fell in love with them. Just like you will fall in love with this movie.

8. Megan Leavey (2017)

Megan Leavey (2017)

A Military Dog has a special bond with his owner. This movie is based on a true story that shows how Megan Leavey and her dog helped save many lives together. A beautiful relationship even after retirement shows their intense connection. It’s worth the watch!

9. Lassie Come Home (1943)

Lassie Come Home (1943)

Lassie is not the one to give up! She was sold into a rich family but she ran away to be with her old owners. Lassie’s adventure was filled with ups and downs which you have to watch. Will she be able to reach her former owners? Watch to see the ending, it won’t disappoint you. Who said old movies can’t be good?

10. Marley and Me (2009)

Marley & Me

The list will forever be incomplete without this movie. Marley, a misbehaving dog was adopted by Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston but they gradually formed a loving relationship and grew together by learning the rules of parenthood. Yes, this movie is ALSO very emotional and a wholesome watch for all dog lovers.

Trust us when we say that you will most definitely tear up watching almost every single movie that we mentioned on the list. Make sure you have a cuddle buddy with you while watching because you will definitely need their shoulder or fur.

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