At the end of a busy year all of us love to enjoy our summer holidays. It is the much awaited break from a hectic schedule. But sooner or later we do get bored of the holidays. We don’t know what to do then. Do you find yourself in such a position too? Well then I have a solution for you to get rid of your boredom and if you are an animal lover then you will love this. I have put together a list of ten very entertaining pet-related movies. These are a must-watch for any ‘pet-o-holic’ and they surely won’t let you down.
10 fun pet movies
1. 101 Dalmatians:
Cruella de Vil, the villain in this movie, wants to make garments out of Dalmatians and so she tries to steal the puppies of a Dalmatian couple, Perdy and Pongo. So she chases them along with her henchmen. But they, with the help of many other animals manage to outsmart her and escape from her each time.
An all time favorite, the Scooby-Doo movies revolve around a gang of teen detectives, also consisting of a dog named Scooby-Doo. They investigate crimes which seem to be the work of ghosts but find out each time that the culprits are actual people and not supernatural beings.
3. Tom and Jerry:
Tom and Jerry try to help Robyn who is the only heir to her family fortune after her only parent, her father, is presumed to be dead. Her evil aunt wants to use Robyn to get to the family fortune. So Tom and Jerry protect Robyn and help her to escape. But her father is still alive and turns up to reunite with his daughter.
4. Stuart Little:
The Little family wants to adopt a child and so they end up adopting a humanoid mouse called Stuart. Although the parents love Stuart, it takes a while for George to accept him as his brother. Meanwhile the family cat, Snowbell, keeps trying to eliminate Stuart from the household as he is jealous of him.
Bolt is a celebrity dog who is an actor with a little girl called Penny, for the hit television series called ‘Bolt’. He is used to acting like the hero and the savior of the day. But when he mistakenly lands up somewhere where nobody knows him, he realizes that he has special powers only on television and he is heartbroken. But then goes back to Penny and ends up saving her from a disaster.
6. Cats and dogs:
Cats and dogs is a movie that tells the story of extremely intelligent cats and dogs who are even tech- friendly spies for their kind respectively. It is a war between cats and dogs, with the cats on the wicked side. They are trying to make the humans allergic to all canines. So all the dogs of the world have to stop them in their evil plans and also protect the humans during all of this.
7. Marley and me:
This movie traces the journey of Marley, a Labrador retriever from his birth to death, with the Grogans. They bring him home to learn how it might be to have children. But Marley proves to be the most unmanageable dog they can have. Nevertheless they love him through thick and thin despite sometimes having thoughts of giving him away.
8. Air bud:
This franchise consists of a total of 14 movies. The movies which are titled ‘Air Bud’ are based on Buddy, a golden retriever who can play sports. This is discovered by Josh and Emma who bring it to the notice of the others and Buddy goes on to become a star player of many kinds of ball games. However, the ‘Air Buddies’ movies are based on the different adventures of the talking puppies of Buddy and Molly and are not as related to sports.
A series of seven movies, Beethoven is based on a St. Bernard by the name ‘Beethoven’ and his antics. The first five movies are about the pet dog of the Newton family. They follow him on his journey from his childhood through his adventures. But the last two movies tell the story of Beethoven, a stray dog, who goes on to becoming a movie star. They bear no resemblance to the previous movies.
Marmaduke is a great dane who belongs to Phil and his family. While Marmaduke thinks that Phil is too strict and doesn’t care about him too much, Phil is just caught up in his work. Marmaduke is also engaged in small battles against the pedigree dogs of that area. He has friends who are not pedigree dogs. His love interest is Jezebel and we see the things he does to win her heart. The movie then ends with Marmaduke realizing that Phil truly loves him.
Many of the movies mentioned above also have television series or cartoons based on them. So if you do have extra time after watching the movies, you can go ahead and check out the series. I’m sure you will love them equally if not more. Better yet, you can get your pets together to watch them too.