The Greatest Dog Movies of All Time Films

The Greatest Dog Movies of All Time

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List Criteria: Films must be about dogs or feature dogs / puppies as major characters

Dogs have been featured in films since the dawn of cinema. The best dog movies ever feature cute pups that the audience can connect with. As they say, dog is man's best friend. If an audience doesn't like anyone in the cast, then they'll at least like the dog – this is especially important in dog movies for kids. Unlike other animals, canines are easily trained, and therefore ideal for motion picture production. This Hollywood dog movie list includes all types of dogs. So your favorite breed is probably included. For more movie ideas beyond just dogs check out our Disney movies list. You can also check out our lists of anime shows and the best comedies on Netflix.


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  1. 1
    + 633
    - 116
    Lady and the Tramp

    most listed
    Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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  2. 2
    + 710
    - 175
    Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

    the people's #1
    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker Box Office: $41,833,324

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  3. 3
    + 806
    - 218
    101 Dalmatians


    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels Box Office: $136,189,294

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  4. 4
    + 593
    - 239
    Turner & Hooch

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Tom Hanks, Craig T. Nelson, Mare Winningham Box Office: $71,079,915

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  5. 5
    + 401
    - 52
    The Fox and the Hound


    Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman

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  6. 6
    + 855
    - 127
    Marley & Me


    Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, Owen Wilson Box Office: $143,153,751

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  7. 7
    + 346
    - 52

    added by bojanthebest
    Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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  8. 8
    + 316
    - 61
    Lassie


    Michelle Williams, Helen Slater, Richard Farnsworth Box Office: $652,163

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  9. 9
    + 916
    - 137
    Hachi: A Dog's Tale


    Richard Gere, Jason Alexander, Joan Allen

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  10. 10
    + 362
    - 169
    K-9

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Jim Belushi, Ed O'Neill, William Sadler Box Office: $43,247,647

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  11. 11
    + 581
    - 150
    Beethoven


    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Duchovny, Patricia Heaton Box Office: $57,114,049

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  12. 12
    + 513
    - 135
    Hotel for Dogs


    Emma Roberts, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle Box Office: $73,034,460

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  13. 13
    + 374
    - 68
    Bolt


    Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

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  14. 14
    + 603
    - 106
    Eight Below

    ranked low on reranks
    Paul Walker, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs Box Office: $81,612,565

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  15. 15
    + 249
    - 74
    All Dogs Go to Heaven

    added by bojanthebest
    Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise, Vic Tayback

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  16. 16
    + 309
    - 99
    The Shaggy Dog


    Robert Downey Jr., Tim Allen, Danny Glover Box Office: $61,123,569

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  17. 17
    + 324
    - 95
    Benji


    Edgar Buchanan, Frances Bavier, Peter Breck Box Office: $39,552,000

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  18. 18
    + 341
    - 103
    Snow Dogs


    Cuba Gooding Jr., James Coburn, Michael Bolton Box Office: $81,172,560

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  19. 19
    + 341
    - 81
    Marmaduke


    Emma Stone, Fergie, Kiefer Sutherland Box Office: $33,644,788

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  20. 20
    + 247
    - 79
    Cats & Dogs


    Alec Baldwin, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Goldblum Box Office: $93,385,515

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  21. 21
    + 343
    - 116
    Beverly Hills Chihuahua


    Drew Barrymore, Jamie Lee Curtis, Piper Perabo Box Office: $94,514,402

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  22. 22
    + 288
    - 114
    Underdog


    Amy Adams, Taylor Momsen, Jay Leno Box Office: $43,760,605

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  23. 23
    + 225
    - 65
    Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco


    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Carla Gugino Box Office: $32,772,492

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  24. 24
    + 251
    - 59
    The Adventures of Milo and Otis


    Dudley Moore, Shigeru Tsuyugushi Box Office: $13,299,749

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  25. 25
    + 346
    - 82
    Air Bud

    ranked low on reranks
    Mark Jackson, Kevin Zegers, Michael Jeter Box Office: $23,144,499

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  26. 26
    + 276
    - 121
    My Dog Skip


    Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon, Frankie Muniz Box Office: $34,134,641

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  27. 27
    + 291
    - 73
    102 Dalmatians


    Glenn Close, Ioan Gruffudd, Gérard Depardieu Box Office: $66,957,026

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  28. 28
    + 280
    - 99
    Beethoven's 2nd


    Bonnie Hunt, Charles Grodin, Chris Penn Box Office: $53,443,066

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  29. 29
    + 229
    - 73
    Because of Winn-Dixie


    Box Office: $32,647,042

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  30. 30
    + 217
    - 70
    White Fang


    Ethan Hawke, James Remar, Bill Moseley Box Office: $34,793,160

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  31. 31
    + 207
    - 166
    Cujo

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Ed Lauter Box Office: $21,156,152

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  32. 32
    + 178
    - 81
    Best in Show


    Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey Box Office: $18,715,392

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  33. 33
    + 171
    - 112
    Iron Will


    Kevin Spacey, Brian Cox, David Ogden Stiers Box Office: $21,006,361

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  34. 34
    + 164
    - 63
    Where the Red Fern Grows

    added by bojanthebest
    James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Lonny Chapman

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  35. 35
    + 90
    - 25
    Lassie Come Home

    added by but chickens double d
    Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall, Elsa Lanchester

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  36. 36
    + 155
    - 69
    For the Love of Benji


    Ed Nelson, Peter Bowles, Bridget Armstrong Box Office: $17,732,000

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  37. 37
    + 127
    - 65
    Benji: Off the Leash!


    Jeff Olson, Lincoln Hoppe, Nick Whitaker Box Office: $3,817,362

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  38. 38
    + 144
    - 29
    The Shaggy Dog [1959]

    ranked low on reranks & added by bojanthebest
    Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jack Albertson

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  39. 39
    + 118
    - 62
    Benji the Hunted


    Joe Camp, Red Steagall, Frank Inn Box Office: $22,257,624

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  40. 40
    + 145
    - 44
    Snow Buddies

    ranked low on reranks
    Whoopi Goldberg, Kris Kristofferson, Molly Shannon

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  41. 41
    + 104
    - 72
    Zeus and Roxanne

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Steve Guttenberg, Arnold Vosloo, Kathleen Quinlan Box Office: $7,233,324

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  42. 42
    + 107
    - 43
    Courage of Lassie


    Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Carl Switzer

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  43. 43
    + 107
    - 97
    See Spot Run

    often listed
    Leslie Bibb, David Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan Box Office: $33,357,476

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  44. 44
    + 25
    - 2

    ranked high on reranks & added by Tom Islava
    Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley

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  45. 45
    + 243
    - 70
    Scooby-Doo

    ranked low on reranks
    Pamela Anderson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Isla Fisher Box Office: $153,294,164

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  46. 46
    + 97
    - 59
    Spooky Buddies

    ranked high on reranks
    Sierra McCormick, Tim Conway, G. Hannelius

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  47. 47
    + 198
    - 48
    Shiloh

    ranked low on reranks
    Rod Steiger, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson Box Office: $1,007,822

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  48. 48
    + 206
    - 61
    Air Bud: Golden Receiver


    Warren Moon, Kevin Zegers, Tim Conway Box Office: $10,224,116

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  49. 49
    + 163
    - 53
    Firehouse Dog


    Josh Hutchersonm, Bruce Greenwood, Bree Turner Box Office: $13,932,383

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  50. 50
    + 103
    - 24
    Lassie


    Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage, Samantha Morton

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