With the dog days of summer upon us, it’s the perfect time to check out a dog-themed movie.
Dog. An Army Ranger must escort the dog of his fallen commander to his funeral. Starring Channing Tatum.
A Dog’s Purpose. The story shares the soulful and surprising tale of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. Starring Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad.
Best in Show. This ‘mockumentary’ follows five groups and their dogs on the road to the prestigious Mayflower Show. Starring Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Guest, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Eugene Levy, Jane Lynch, Michael McKean, Catherine O’Hara, Parker Posey, Fred Willard.
Dog Days. A group of people in beautiful, downtown Los Angeles who have absolutely no connection to one another are seemingly brought together by their lovable pet dogs in surprising ways that teach them valuable and inspiring lessons about life and what it means to have a dog. Starring Nina Dobrev, Vanessa Hudgens, Adam Pally, Eva Longoria, Rob Corddry, Tone Bell, Jon Bass, Michael Cassidy, Finn Wolfhard, Ron Cephas Jones.
A Dog’s Way Home. As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic, 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Starring Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King, Edward James Olmos, Alexandra Shipp, Wes Studi, Bryce Dallas Howard.
The Dog Doc. A pioneer of integrative medicine, veterinarian Dr. Marty Goldstein attracts four-legged patients from around the world, providing holistic treatments for animals after other vets have given up hope.
Sit Stay Ride: the Story of America’s Sidecar Dogs. Across America, there are dogs of all breeds riding in the open air of motorcycle sidecars, whether on short trips around town or extended adventures on the highway. Sit Stay Ride: The Story of America’s Sidecar Dogs is a delightful and inspiring documentary film about motorcyclists and their beloved canine co-pilots.
Eight Below. A scientific expedition is forced to leave behind their team of beloved sled dogs due to a sudden accident and perilous weather conditions in Antarctica. The dogs must struggle for survival alone in the intense frozen wilderness for over six months. Starring Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs.
The Call of the Wild. The story of a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Alaskan Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. Starring Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, Dan Stevens, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford.