13 Movies with Dogs as Heroes
26 May 2016
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Here’s a list of movies which are enjoyed by every dog-lover; if you are one of them then these should definitely be on your watch list.
Based on the Lassie novel, this film is about the ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie. This popular and deeply cherished movie has many sequels and a TV series too!
This Japanese film is based on a true story about a dog’s loyalty to its master, even after his death.
Warning: Not to be watched by emotionally sensitive people
Hachi: A Dog's Tale 2009
Starring the heart-throb Richard Gere, this film takes us onto a journey of a college professor’s bond with the abandoned dog he adopts.
Marley and Me 2008
A couple’s life changes when they adopt an adorable and naughty dog, Marley who teaches them important life lessons. Laugh out loud with your family watching Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston in this unforgettable and greatly loved movie.
Air Bud 1997
A young boy and a stray dog with unusually amazing basketball playing ability become friends. The movie was an enormous success and had a number of sequels.
It’s a classic family comedy where a
St. Bernard becomes the centre of attention of a loving family. It was followed by eight sequels and an animated TV show as well.
My Dog Skip 2000
A heart-warming and emotional film about a shy young boy who grows up during war time in Mississippi with the dog as his hero.
A very popular animated film with John Travolta’s voice, this movie is about a star dog who believes that the powers his character possesses are actually real. He discovers his true abilities when he goes on a mission to save his friend.
101 Dalmatians 1996
An evil woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur but various animals gang up to take revenge from her. It’s an animated film which will make you laugh your brains out!
A true story about a dog that helped U.S. Marines in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler’s family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Benji became a great success and gained a lot of popularity after it received lots of praise for being able to tell a story through the eyes of a dog.
White Fang 1991
Jack London wrote a classic adventure story about the friendship between a gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from a man who mistreats him. In 1991, a movie came out with the same name starring Ethan Hawke and became an instant hit.
The Adventures of Milo and Otis 1986
This fascinating film presents us with an unlikely friendship between a cat named Milo and a dog named Otis. It becomes more exciting when the two animals are separated and they try to find each other.
So grab a pack of chips, cuddle with your pooch, and get ready for a dose of awesomeness this summers!