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The highest-grossing movie about dogs is The Secret Life of Pets, a 2016 animated film about the lives of pets when their owners are not around. The film features a variety of dog characters, including a Louis CK who starred as Max, a Jack Russell terrier.

Max voiced by Louis C.K. starred as a Jack Russell terrier in The Secret Life of Pets © Illumination Entertainment Max voiced by Louis C.K. starred as a Jack Russell terrier in The Secret Life of Pets

The American computer-animated comedy film, produced by Illumination Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures., grossed a whopping $875,457,937 in the box.

With nine other top films about dogs, the public have helped the top 10 gross an incredible $2.07 BILLION at the box office in ticket sales alone, and that's before any revenue was earned from re-releases, home video sales, other forms of distribution and merch.

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So if you are still in your jammies this week, we have listed all 10 of the most popular films about dogs for you to check out.

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  • Old Yeller: Old Yeller is a 1957 film about a boy and his dog in post-Civil War Texas. The film features Spike, 1952 - 1962, a lop-eared yellow Mastiff/Labrador Retriever crossbreed who co-starred with child actor Kevin Corcoran, Beverly Washburn, Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, and Tommy Kirk. Spike was five-years-old when he found stardom as Old Yeller. The film grossed $11,248,000 in the box office.
  • Beethoven: Beethoven is a 1992 film about a family and their pet Saint Bernard. The film spawned several sequels and a television series. The film grossed $57,582,248 in the box office.
  • Air Bud: Air Bud is a 1997 film about a golden retriever that becomes a basketball star. The film spawned several sequels and inspired a franchise about dogs playing various sports. The film grossed $4,662,665 in the box office.
  • Marley & Me: Marley & Me is a 2008 film about a couple and their mischievous yellow Labrador Retriever. The film is based on a best-selling memoir of the same name. The film grossed $243,091,735 in the box office.
  • Lassie: Lassie is a long-running film and television franchise about a collie and her adventures. The first Lassie film was released in 1943 and the franchise has continued to this day. The 1994 film "Lassie" grossed $7,939,000 in the box office.
  • Benji: Benji is a film franchise about a mischievous mixed-breed dog and his adventures. The first Benji film was released in 1974 and the franchise has continued to this day. The film grossed $45,300,000 in the box office.
  • 101 Dalmations: The 1996 live-action film based on the classic animated film of the same name. The film tells the story of Pongo and Perdita, two Dalmatians who try to rescue their puppies from the clutches of the evil Cruella de Vil. The film grossed $320,683,628 in the box office.

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      David Bowie: The making Diamond Dogs and the iconic tour that failed Diamond Dogs marked the point at which David Bowie began to shed his glam-rock skin. He then embarked on one of rock's most expensive – and dangerous – toursDiamond Dogs was a resounding commercial success – No.1 in the UK, No.5 in the US. But the album was marked down at the time. “A rather grandiose mood piece… It’s okay, you know, but is it really necessary?” was the NME’s verdict. And, retrospectively, it tends to get brushed aside in the grand sweep of things as a transitional album, marking the point in Bowie’s artistic timeline at which he was shedding his glam-rock skin and stepping into his role as the ‘plastic soul’ man of his next studio album Young Americans.

  • Bolt: Bolt is a 2008 animated film about a dog that believes he has superpowers. The film features a white German Shepherd as the titular character. The film grossed $314,027,157 in the box office.
  • A Dog's Purpose: A Dog's Purpose is a 2017 film about a dog that is reincarnated and discovers the purpose of his existence. The film features a variety of dog characters, including a Labrador Retriever and a Cocker Spaniel. The film grossed $205,765,745 in the box office.

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