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10 Sad Dog Movies

Movies can transport us through a wide range of emotions. They have the ability to make us laugh, cringe, and even cry. When it comes to a good cry, there’s nothing like a Sad Dog Movie on Netflix or on any streaming platforms to make you sob uncontrollably, especially if your beloved pup is watching it with you at home.

When we see tearjerkers about dogs, we can’t help but ugly cry and hug our pups even tighter. Here are 10 Sad Dog Movies that you can watch with your favorite buddy.

Sad Dog Movies

Hachi: A Dog's Tale
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Sarah Roemer (Actors)

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

From Academy Award-nominated director Lasse Hallström (2000, The Cider House Rules) comes Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, a film based on one of the most treasured and heartwarming true stories ever told.

Golden Globe winner Richard Gere (2002, Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, Chicago) and Academy Award nominee Joan Allen (2000, Best Actress, The Contender) star in this inspiring true story.

Turner And Hooch
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tom Hanks (Actor)

Turner & Hooch

A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help find a murderer.
Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Jack Ging (Actors)

Where The Red Fern Grows

A boy’s yearning for two Redbone Hound dogs, which his parents can’t afford during the desolate times of the Depression in the Ozarks, is the setting for this truly triumphant film.
All Dogs Go to Heaven
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Burt Reynolds, Charles Nelson Reilly, Dom DeLuise (Actors)

All Dogs Go To Heaven

All Dogs Go to Heaven is a 1989 animated musical fantasy-adventure comedy-drama film directed by Don Bluth and co-directed by Gary Goldman (his directorial debut) and Dan Kuenster. It tells the story of Charlie B. A murdered dog returns to Earth from Heaven and meets an orphan girl who helps him mend his ways.
Old Yeller
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Dorothy McGuire, Chuck Connors, Fess Parker (Actors)

Old Yeller 

Old Yeller is a 1957 American drama film produced by Walt Disney. It stars Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire, Kevin Corcoran, and Fess Parker. It is about a boy and a stray dog in post-Civil War Texas. The film is based upon the 1956 novel of the same name by Fred Gipson.

The Fox And The Hound
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Pearl Bailey (Actors)

The Fox And The Hound

A little fox becomes best friends with a hunting dog.
 
 
Marley & Me
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston (Actors)

Marley & Me

Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson unleash huge laughs as John and Jenny Grogan, a young couple contemplating the decision to have a baby. Then came Marley an adorable Labrador pup who flunks obedience school and quickly turns his new home into a disaster area.
 
But over the years, the Grogans come to realize that “the world’s worst dog” truly brings out the best in them.
My Dog Skip
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson (Actors)

My Dog Skip

Who says best friends have to be human? Not Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz), who receives a talented terrier named Skip for his birthday. With Skip’s remarkable and unconventional help, Willie and Skip turn bullies into friends, tangle with hapless moonshiners, and even win the affections of the prettiest girl in school.
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