Ready for family movie night? If you can’t decide what you’d like to watch, consider a movie that reminds you of what it means to forge the true devotion and friendship of a family pet. Watch any of our recommended movies about beloved pets and you’ll laugh, cry, and remind yourself what it means to exist and be of service to those that you love.
So grab some popcorn, pile onto the couch with your favorite fuzzy family members, and fire up a streaming channel like FuboTV for a wonderful movie night!
The Stray (2017)
Drama – Starring: Michael Cassidy, Sarah Lancaster, Connor Corum, Enoch Ellis
Pluto is a stray dog like no other. When he’s discovered by young Christian Davis, he finds a new home. At first, there’s a lot of strain that having this new companion puts on the Davis family. Yet, over time Pluto becomes a pillar of comfort and strength for everyone, helping his human family in surprising ways.
Watch it on Apple TV, Prime Video, or Vudu.
A Dog’s Journey (2019)
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama – Starring: Betty Gilpin, Josh Gad, Kathryn Prescott, Dennis Quaid, Marg Helgenberger
Have you ever wondered what might happen if your dog were reincarnated? If so, then this is the film for you. It follows the life of an ailing Bailey, an Australian Shepherd who lives with Ethan and his family on a farm. Unfortunately, Ethan’s wife isn’t fond of dogs so she leaves the farm with their daughter, CJ.
Ethan soon discovers that Bailey has a tumor in his stomach. What follows is a story of devotion that spans lifetimes and highlights the overwhelming love of a dog for his family.
Watch it on Disney+, Netflix, Hulu, or Prime Video.
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Action, Comedy, Adventure, Kids & Family – Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Miriam Margolyes, Elizabeth Perkins, Tobey Maguire, Alec Baldwin, Alexander Pollock
This movie takes a lighthearted look at the relationship between our two best animal friends, with dogs cast as the heroes and cats as the villains. The war between cats and dogs has existed since time immemorial, but some pets aren’t what they seem. They’re actually secret agents who wield high-tech gadgets. It’s an amusing tale of adventure and humor suitable for the whole family.
Watch this tale of adventure and humor on HBO Max, Vudu, or Prime Video.
Snuggle up close to your dog or cat and order in for a fun night of streaming movies tonight!