The weather is getting colder and chilly evenings call for only one thing: movie night! And there’s nothing we love more than a good movie about cats and dogs. Humans have such a special bond with their pets and it makes sense that this bond makes such a good subject for film. Here are five of our favorite pet movies!
Nonstop laughs? Check. Gratuitous violence? Check. George Michael? Check. A heartwarming story about a man and his kitten? Yup, that too! Keanu has it all. Easily the least family-friendly movie on our list, Keanu is also the least expected. It flies in the face of the “crazy cat lady” stereotype and follows two bros as they try to track down their lost kitten. We wouldn’t recommend watching it when kids are around, but it will have you laughing so hard that you choke on your popcorn.
It’s not humanly possible to think of this movie without humming a few bars of the song “Cruella de Vil.” It’s a catchy tune that also belongs on our list of top Disney songs. 101 Dalmatians takes what we love most in this world (a puppy) and multiplies it times 101. Pure genius.
Lady and the Tramp
Forget Titanic or Gone With the Wind. Lady and the Tramp is easily the greatest love story of all time. It’s the tale of a Cocker Spaniel who falls for a mutt from the wrong side of the tracks. They get into all kinds of hijinks, but none of it matters in the end because of that one scene with the spaghetti. So cute!
A retired opera singer leaves her massive fortune to her cats, instead of her butler. The jealous butler drugs and leaves the cats in the countryside to take the inheritance. What are the cats to do? Have a musical adventure and find their way back home with the help of some alley cats!
Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs is about a boy trying to find his dog after all pooches have been banished to an island following the outbreak of a canine flu. This movie combines many elements that filmgoers love about director Wes Anderson: eye-catching animation, quirky humor, a star-studded cast and a storyline that gives you warm fuzzies.
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