If you love dogs, there is no doubt that you are going to be entertained by movies that feature dogs as main characters. There are tons of movies that star dogs, but which ones are the most entertaining?
Here is a list of 10 movies that showcase dogs as main characters that are sure to delight you – and make you love dogs even more than you already do!
- The Adventures of Milo and Otis –This is an all-time classic. Originally a Japanese movie, it was turned into an American movie and stars a cat and a pup – Milo and Otis (a pug.) The movie follows the adventures of these two furry friends.
- Turner and Hooch – If you love Tom Hanks and you love pups, you will definitely love this movie. Turner is a detective and Hooch is his trusty sidekick Hooch, a French Mastif. The movie documents their adventures together and the strong relationship that they form.
- Old Yeller – Make sure you grab a box of tissues before watching this movie. Old Yeller is the story of a boy and his Lab, who has to sadly be put down after he develops an illness and is no longer living a good quality of life.
- Lassie – This is yet another classic movie that features a dog as the main character. Lassie is a Rough Collie who saves the day, again and again, by protecting humans.
- Lady and the Tramp – This Disney Classic highlights the adventures of Lady, a Cocker Spaniel, and Tramp, a mutt. The unlikely pair form a beautiful romance and share unrequited love, have puppies together, and live a wonderful life in the comfort of their owner’s home.
- Homeward Bound – When their owners temporarily relocate and leave a cat and two dogs on a ranch, the trio are determined to find their owners. Together, they set off on an exciting journey to find their owners at their new location. It’s really a sweet and inspiring tale.
- Cujo – This movie is a bit frightening, but it started off with a good dog who wanted to protect his family. Cujo, a St Bernard, gets rabies, and eventually turns on his family. It’s scary, to say the least, but if you are looking for a movie that is thrilling and features a dog as the star, you will be sure to love Cujo.
- Best in Show – This movie is about five dogs and their owners who are destined to show in the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show in Philadelphia. It’s a funny movie that keeps you laughing as you follow the antics of the dogs and their owners.
- All Dogs Go to Heaven – If you have ever wondered what happens after a dog goes over the Rainbow Bridge, you will love this funny, sweet and serious movie. It really gives you all the feels. After a German Shepherd is murdered by his former friend, he forsakes his place in Heaven to return to Earth. The dog and his best friend form a dynamic relationship with an orphan girl, who teaches them what love is really all about.
- Beethoven – After a group of St. Bernard puppies is stole from a pet store, one escapes and makes his way into a family’s home. He is big and burley, and wrecks havoc on the home; but despite all of his antics, the family can’t help but fall in love with Beethoven.
If you are looking for a movie that is truly entertaining and will make you grow even more fond of dogs, you will fall in love with any of these classic flicks.