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The Best Movies With Dog in the Title 

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Updated October 1, 2019 558 votes 81 voters 14.2k views 102 items

How many movies with dog in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with dog in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with dog in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with dog in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with dog in the title include Dog Day Afternoon, Alpha Dog, and Man Bites Dog, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the dog movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

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Dog Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Kevin McKidd, Liam Cunningham, Sean Pertwee

Released: 2002

Directed by: Neil Marshall

Dog Soldiers is a 2002 British horror film written and directed by Neil Marshall, and starring Kevin McKidd, Sean Pertwee and Liam Cunningham. A British production, set in the highlands of ...more

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Wishbone's Dog Days of t... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Bill Allen, Christie Abbott, Mary Chris Wall

Released: 1998

Directed by: Caris Palm Turpen, Rick Duffield

In the dusty town of Chaparosa, Texas, one one knows how to tame the land better than Long Bill Longley and his best friend Tom Merwin. But, can our two heroes tame the resident bad guy, ...more
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The Shaggy Dog [1959] is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jack Albertson

Released: 1959

Directed by: Charles Barton

The Shaggy Dog is a black-and-white 1959 Walt Disney film about Wilby Daniels, a teenage boy who by the power of an enchanted ring of the Borgias is transformed into the title character, a ...more

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Dog Day Afternoon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Charles Durning

Released: 1975

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 American drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, written by Frank Pierson, and produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand. The film stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, ...more

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Firehouse Dog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Josh Hutchersonm, Bruce Greenwood, Bree Turner

Released: 2007

Directed by: Todd Holland

Firehouse Dog is a 2007 American family film produced by Regency Enterprises and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Directed by Todd Holland, it stars Josh Hutcherson, Bruce Greenwood, Dash Mihok, ...more

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My Dog Skip is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon, Frankie Muniz

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jay Russell

My Dog Skip is a 2000 film, directed by Jay Russell. It is based on the autobiographical book My Dog Skip by Willie Morris. The movie was released March 3, 2000. The movie recounts a few ...more

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Dog Eat Dog is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Ricky Gervais, David Oyelowo, Anna Wing

Released: 2001

Directed by: Moody Shoaibi

Dog Eat Dog is a 2001 British film, directed by Moody Shoaibi and written by Moody Shoaibi and Mark Tonderai.
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Alpha Dog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

Released: 2006

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

Alpha Dog is a 2006 American crime drama film written and directed by Nick Cassavetes, first screened at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2006, with a wide release the following year on ...more

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Black Dog is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Patrick Swayze, Meat Loaf, Randy Travis

Released: 1998

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Black Dog is a 1998 action film directed by Kevin Hooks and starring Patrick Swayze. The film tells the story of a trucker and ex-con who is manipulated into transporting illegal arms. The film ...more

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Stray Dog is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji

Released: 1949

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Stray Dog is a 1949 Japanese police procedural film noir directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshiro Mifune and Takashi Shimura. The film is considered a precursor to the contemporary police ...more

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Wag the Dog is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 1997

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Wag the Dog is a 1997 black comedy film produced and directed by Barry Levinson. The screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet was loosely adapted from Larry Beinhart's novel American Hero. ...more

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Far from Home: The Adven... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Mimi Rogers, Bruce Davison, Jesse Bradford

Released: 1995

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog is a 1995 adventure film starring Jesse Bradford and directed by Phillip Borsos. Its cumulative box office earnings were $10,435,021. The film ...more

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Dracula's Dog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
José Ferrer, Michael Pataki, Reggie Nalder

Released: 1978

Directed by: Albert Band

Zoltan, Hound of Dracula is a 1978 horror film starring Michael Pataki and Jose Ferrer, released by Crown International Pictures. It revolves around a dog with the spirit of the vampire Dracula ...more
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The Shaggy Dog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Robert Downey Jr., Tim Allen, Danny Glover

Released: 2006

Directed by: Brian Robbins

The Shaggy Dog is a 2006 comedy film by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the second remake of the 1959 film of the same name, which was first remade as a television film in 1994. Both the 1959 and ...more

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A Dog of Flanders is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Jon Voight, Cheryl Ladd, Jack Warden

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Brodie

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I Want a Dog for Christm... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Jimmy Bennett, Bill Melendez, Ashley Rose Orr

Released: 2003

Directed by: Bill Melendez, Larry Leichliter

I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown is one of the Peanuts made-for-television specials. The special first aired on ABC on December 9, 2003. It was released to DVD and VHS by Paramount on ...more
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Mad Dog Time is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Diane Lane, Burt Reynolds, Jeff Goldblum

Released: 1996

Directed by: Larry Bishop

Mad Dog Time is a 1996 ensemble cast film written and directed by Larry Bishop, released through United Artists. The film is notable for the various cameo appearances, including the first, and ...more
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Monster Dog is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Alice Cooper, Ricardo Palacios, Bernabe Barta Barri

Released: 1984

Directed by: Claudio Fragasso

Monster Dog, also known as Leviatán, The Bite and Los Perros de la Muerte, is a 1984 Italian horror film written and directed by Claudio Fragasso and starring Alice Cooper and Victoria ...more
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A Boy and His Dog is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Harry Davenport

Released: 1946

Directed by: LeRoy Prinz

A Boy and His Dog is a 1946 American short drama film directed by LeRoy Prinz. It won an Academy Award at the 19th Academy Awards in 1947 for Best Short Subject. The decades-deceased short-story ...more
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Wiener Dog Nationals is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title

Released: 2013

Directed by: Kevan Peterson

Wiener Dog Nationals is a sports comedy film directed by Kevan Peterson.
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Cop Dog is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title

Released: 2008

Directed by: John Murlowski

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Man Bites Dog is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Bernard Frédéric, Edith Lemerdy, Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert

Released: 1992

Directed by: André Bonzel, Rémy Belvaux, Bernard Frédéric

Man Bites Dog is a 1992 Belgian black comedy mockumentary written, produced and directed by Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel and Benoît Poelvoorde, who are also the film's ...more

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The Karate Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Chevy Chase, Jaime Pressly, Jon Voight

Released: 2004

Directed by: Bob Clark

The Karate Dog is a 2004 television film directed by Bob Clark and produced by Frank Hübner. It stars Chevy Chase, Simon Rex, Jon Voight, and Jaime Pressly. Nicollette Sheridan and Pat ...more
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An Andalusian Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Luis Buñuel, Simone Mareuil

Released: 1929

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

UN CHIEN ANDALOU consists of sixteen minutes of bizarre and surreal images that may or may not mean anything. In a dream-like sequence, a woman's eye is slit open, juxtaposed with a cloud ...more
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Dog Park is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Dog in the Title
Natasha Henstridge, Janeane Garofalo, Luke Wilson

Released: 1998

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Dog Park is a 1998 American/Canadian romantic comedy film written and directed by Bruce McCulloch.