In the real world, the presence of dogs is already able to brighten up the day and life of many people and, on the big screen, this is no different. When the subject is film with dogs, animals are the real stars, playing touching stories that show all the affection and agility that these dear pets can show throughout their lives.
Telling stories of the most varied feelings and genres, the movies with dogs they have touched people's hearts for a long time, forever engraving the names of these characters in our minds, such as Marley, Lassie and Beethoven, among many others. Check out ten of the most famous films that have dogs as their main stars, and have fun watching these stories with your pets:
- Marley & Me (2008)
A newly married couple (formed by Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson) decides to adopt a labrador puppy named Marley, who causes many situations of love and confusion with his cheerful and fun way of being. The film is based on the book of the same name, by John Grogan.
- 101 Dalmatians (1996)
The famous villain Cruella Cruel spends the long behind 101 Dalmatians, with the skin of someone who wants to make an exclusive fur coat. In addition to the 1996 version, the film had its story told, first, in the form of a drawing, by Walt Disney Studios.
- Beethoven (1991)
The Newton family decides to take home the dog Beethoven - a gigantic dog of the São Bernardo breed - after peculiar encounters with the animal.
- Bud (1997)
The film tells the story of a friendship between a boy and a Golden Retriever dog well developed in the sport of basketball. While the dog gains prominence in the media, the little boy finds himself being able to lose the guard of his beloved friend.
- Like dogs and cats (2001)
In a cat-dominated world, a group of dogs decides to fight the power of cats and bring human beings out of slavery. In this film, you can see many different breeds in action, including Chinese Crested, Old English Sheepdog, German Shepherd, English Mastiff, Miniature Pinscher and Beagle, among others.
- K-9 - A good dog cop (1989)
In this film classic, the German Shepherd K-9 helps policeman Michael (played by James Beluschi) to chase and arrest thieves and drug dealers in his city.
- Lassie (1994)
The most famous dog of all time won a new film in 1994, continuing the saga of the little dog Collie that had already been successful since the 1960s, on TV screens.
- Always by your side (2009)
Based on real events, the film shows the story of the Hachiko dog (Akita breed) and his friendship with Parker (played by Richard Gere). After being adopted by the man at the train station in Akita Prefecture, Japan, the puppy goes to the same place every day to wait for its owner; even after his death. Those who pass through Akita station can, until today, see the statue of the Hachiko dog on the site - built in honor of this beautiful story of love and friendship.
- Seven psychopaths and one Shih-Tzu (2012)
A writer (Collin Farrel) and his dog-thief friend (Sam Rockwell) end up in the sights of a dangerous gangster (Woody Harrelson), who would not hesitate to kill any of them to protect his pet.
- Bingo (1991)
Forbidden to have a canine pet by his parents, the boy Chuckie (Robert J. Steinmiller Jr) finds a dog that escaped from a circus, taking care of the animal by facing a series of obstacles and barriers.