Winter is already here and how nice it would be to cuddle up to your pets and treat them with pet-centric movies to enjoy. This time grab some snacks for you and your dog and get on to reaching the end of this list. We are sure you will thoroughly enjoy these movies. All you need is Roku TV and in case you have any issues activating your Roku TV or account creation you can give us a call and we will assist you with your Roku account. You can either rent or buy the movies to stream them. Keep on reading to make a movie binge list.
A Dog’s Purpose
A Dog’s Purpose, directed by Lasse Hallström, which is based on the 2010 novel of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron starring Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, Juliet Rylance, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Peggy Lipton, Dennis Quaid, and Josh Gad. The film tells the story of a devoted dog who is looking for his rightful purpose and is on the aim of fulfilling it. The movie shows the whole lifetime after lifetime of a dog who wonders what his purpose in life is, is it fun is it happiness? The dog’s spirit is reincarnated again and again as different versions without losing the memory of previous lives. Bailey, after meeting Ethan now believes that Ethan alone is his purpose. He is reincarnated again to meet Ethan and reunite him with Hannah. The movie ends with Bailey’s narration about life being fun while saving lives, finding someone to be with, not getting upset over the past or the future, and living for today.
A Dog’s Journey
A Dog’s Journey is a 2019 American comedy-drama film which is a sequel to the movie A Dog’s Purpose directed by Gail Mancuso. Bailey who is voiced by Josh Gad an elderly dog who lives happily with his owner Ethan and his wife Hannah and their 2-year-old granddaughter Clarity June “CJ” and her mother Gloria. Bailey communicates his emotional thoughts with the audience. After Bailey living as a different lifetime of dogs, Ethan immediately recognizes Max as Bailey. In the end CJ realizes that Bailey brought her and Trent together as adults and saved Trent’s life, leading her to finally understand that Bailey, Molly, Big Dog, and Max are all the same dog.
A Dog’s Way Home
A Dog’s Way Home directed by Charles Martin Smith released this year. It’s a family-centric adventure film from a screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon which is based on the 2017 book of the same name by Cameron. The movie follows the story of a loyal dog named Bella who is voiced by Howard who travels more than 400 miles to find her owner and her adventure on the way to it.
Marley & Me
Marley & Me released back in 2008 with Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson as the owners of the dog Marley. The couple gets Marley as a family experiment to learn responsibilities and how the dog becomes a huge part of their life as the years go by and their family grows. The mischievous dog just can’t be trained for anything at the obedience school and hence grows up to be so clumsy but very entertaining to watch. The dog suffers some health issues for you to keep tissues handy while watching them all pay the last respects to their beloved Marley and bury him under a tree in their front yard.
Hachi: A Dog’s Tale
Now, this is a movie based on the true story of the Akita dog named Hachiko which follows the love and devotion between a man and his dog. Professor Parker Wilson comes across a lost puppy who he decides to keep after failing to find the intended owner as he forms a close bond with him over time. Although Hachi refuses to do normal dog things like playing fetch, he learns the time that Parker gets to the train station from work and waits for him at 5:00 pm to follow this routine daily. After the owner of the dog dies of a heart attack, Hachi still waits on the train station for Parker even after everyone tries to make him understand that Parker is gone, Hachi refuses to accept it and waits till the end of the day he is alive on the same station. It is just another story of loyalty leading to a bronze statue being erected in Hachi’s honor at the Shibuya station.