When Friday night calls for “Netflix and chill,” and your dog wants to snuggle up for a movie night, what’s your go to film? At Noah’s Bark, we decided to create our go-to list of dog movies that keep the warm and fuzzies, not to mention, Kleenex flowing for a feel good Friday night.
Here are our all time favorite dog movies:
Detective Scott Turner must adopt Beasley, the dog of a dead man to help him solve the murder. A definitive anti-dog person, Turner is eventually converted by Beasley’s loving, and at times, mischievous pursuits.
A Disney classic, Lady & The Tramp is a tale dog love overcoming all bounds and social status. (Plus that lovable spaghetti kiss.) Originally released in 1955, Lady & The Tramp is still heralded as one of of Disney’s best animated films ever made.
After a litter of puppies are stolen from a pet shop by two thieves, Beethoven (later named when he barks along to music by Ludwig von Beethoven) steals the hearts of the Newton family—but a whacky veterinarian and burglars are still after the lovable St. Bernard.
When you’re in the mood for a good cry and a quirky animated classic, All Dogs Go to Heaven is the perfect choice. Charlie B. Barkin (voiced by Burt Reynolds) returns to earth and forsakes his place in heaven to help an orphan girl, you’ll be feeling all the feelings.
It takes a while for Travis to take to the stray Old Yeller, but he soon realizes how helpful the clever dog can be on long cattle drives on their Texas homestead. Cue the heartstrings and the tissues.
Originally released as a Japanese film under the title “A Kitten’s Story,”The Adventures of Milo and Otis follow a curious cat and her pug companion on a series of adventures that is as heartwarming as they are hilarious.
Based on the novel by Jack London, a young Ethan Hawke stars as Jack Conroy, a pioneer searching for gold in the Yukon who has a wolfdog to thank when he intervenes to save Jack’s life from a grizzly bear.
An adventurous journey of three friends Shadow, Sassy, and Chance who strike out to find their owners after mistakenly assuming they’ve been abandoned on a ranch. Their explorations take them to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada and eventually land them in The Pound, which they of course escape and ultimately make it home safely.
Was there ever a villain as cruel as Cruella de Vil? Pongo and Perdita give birth to a litter of Dalmatian puppies that are stolen for their fur by the infamous Cruella. The parents set out to rescue their puppies and succeed in rescuing even more pups than they bargained for. Go for the animated version, it’s the best!
After Jenny & John Grogan get married and move to South Florida, they begin contemplating starting a family. To prepare, they decide to adopt a yellow Labrador retriever. The couple had no idea what they were getting into with a dog that defies all obedience lessons, but ends up making great content for John’s weekly newspaper column. All the laughs, tears, and life lessons make Marley & Me our Number 1 pick.