#21 – Hachi: A Dog's Tale
Ranked at #192 on IMDB’s Top 250 movies, ‘Hachi: A Dog’s Tale’ hits you even harder once you realize that it is based on a real story. Starring Richard Gere as a college professor who adopts an abandoned dog – an Akita Inu, this family drama retells the story of how the faithful dog kept waiting for its master to return from the railway station for 10 years even after he had died.
A colossal tearjerker, this one.
#22 – Eight Below
Starring late Paul Walker, ‘Eight Below’ is a gripping adventure drama that will have you weeping buckets and cheering on the pack of sled dogs who get caught in an Antarctic storm. The survival story of the dogs who do their best to stay alive out in the wild, with three dying out, ‘Eight Below’ certainly deserves a watch.
#23 – Best In Show
Nominated for the Golden Globes in the Best Motion Picture (Comedy/Musical) category, ‘Best in Show’ is a hilarious look into the lives and eccentricities of show-dog owners and how their pets seem to take on their persons’ personalities.
#24 – Because of Winn Dixie
A big burly dog is found in the Winn Dixie supermarket and gets adopted by the girl who sees him. Winn-Dixie is extremely friendly and that helps her make new friends in a town that she has just moved to. In the process, she learns more about relationships, and everyday realities. The story helps to understand more about forgiveness, loyalty, and friendships. All is well, until there is a thunderstorm, and a scared Winn-Dixie runs away. Will they ever find him?
#25 – My Dog Tulip
My Dog Tulip is an animated dog film about the relationship between a lonely man and a German shepherd that he adopts. My Dog Tulip was the first animated feature ever to be entirely drawn and painted utilizing paperless computer technology.
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