Whether you love dogs, cats or all the creatures living together in the “Circle of Life,” 2019 has you covered with a great selection of animal movies. This list of great animal movies 2019 features animations, live action dramas, and heartwarming family films. Some great 2019 animal films are re-imaginings of previous movies while others feature brand new “tails” for your family to enjoy.
What are some of the top animal movies of 2019? The 2019 version of The Lion King has to be near the top. Jon Favreau directed this instant classic starring Donald Glover, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogan, and many more. Fun Fact: James Earl Jones reprised his role as the voice of Mufasa in the 2019 remake. A Dog's Way Home is another one of the great animal movies from 2019.
Tim Burton's live action remake of Dumbo has a release date of March 29, 2019. Other highly anticipated 2019 animal movies include Pet Semetary, The Secret Life of Pets 2, and the Disney documentary Penguins.
Which 2019 animal movie do you think is the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list.
Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by Helen Aberson. Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell), a one-armed war veteran and former circus star, is hired by circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) to care for a newborn elephant with a magical gift. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin, + more
Directed by: Tim Burton
The Lion King is a 2019 American live-action epic musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau, and a remake of the 1994 animated film. When tragedy strikes home, Simba (Donald Glover) must step up to save his family and the land. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, + more
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Penguins is a 2019 American nature documentary film directed by Alastair Fothergill and Jeff Wilson. The coming-of-age story follows an Adélie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Ed Helms
Directed by: Alastair Fothergill, Jeff Wilson
A Dog's Way Home is a 2019 American family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith, based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron. A dog (Bryce Dallas Howard) embarks on a 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her owner. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos, Alexandra Shipp, Wes Studi, Chris Bauer, + more
Directed by: Charles Martin Smith