Top 5 films about dogs

June 19, 2023

Whether you’re looking to laugh or cry, here’s our pick of movies that all dog lovers should see at least once in their lives.

The worst of winter might be behind us but March can be a bone-chilling month … ideal for hiding under the covers, with a hot chocolate in hand, to watch a great movie! You’ve done the rounds of popular series and films and you’re still not sure what to watch? Here are 5 dog-centric films that are bound to be a hit at your next pajama party.

Hachiko: A Dog’s Tale

Parker, a music teacher, and Hachiko, an adorable Akita, become best friends from the moment they meet. They’re hardly apart, except for the time Parker spends at work. And while he’s away, his faithful Fido waits for him religiously at the train station at the same time every day. This tear-jerking story is sure to make you reach for the Kleenex.

Marley and Me

A young couple move to Florida and adopt a Labrador Retriever who turns out to be tricky to train. Despite his daily antics and the misadventures he gets them into, the couple are unconditionally in love with their dog. Starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston, this film is a must for all dog lovers.

A dog's journey

Who says dogs only have one life? This movie traces the intertwined lives of Bailey who in 1962 is adopted by an 8-year-old boy called Ethan. Following years of friendship, Ethan is forced to part with Bailey, whose health has rapidly declined. But don’t be down, their story doesn’t end there!

Belle and Sebastien

Sebastien is a lonely boy who develops a profound bond with a Great Pyrenees called Belle. Together, the young boy and his faithful canine thwart a Nazi plot. If you’re moved by the original film which came out in 2013, you’ll be thrilled to discover the second and third films. Enough to fill your whole day with movie watching!


Beethoven is a Saint Bernard puppy whose crazy daily adventures turn his adoptive family's household upside-down. The heat gets turned up when a villainous veterinarian comes to town, aiming to secretly test his dangerous products on unsuspecting dogs. Released in 1995, this film still packs a humorous punch.

Photo 1: Hachiko: A Dog's Tale

Photo 2: Marley and Me

Photo 3: A Dog''s Journey

Photo 4: Belle and Sebastien

Photo 5: Beethoven


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