The weather is changing and perhaps it feels too soon to move back inside. So beat the potential blahs with an active plan to rest and enjoy. How about a date night curled up with your pet?
If you’re into family comedies, dramas, or suspenseful movies and prefer stars with feathers, fur, or scales, there are a slew of movies, new and old, that you can enjoy with your family while you also curl up with your pet during fall and winter.
There is a great new moving just released! Clifford The Big Red Dog (2021): The classic Clifford books have been made into a feature film, guaranteed to bring fun for the whole family.
But there are so many good movies to watch curled up with your pet, we took the time to list them here.
Curled up with your pet movies that are new and available to stream:
- Tom & Jerry (2021): The wacky antics of our favorite cat-and-mouse duo from television is finally making a comeback on the big screen. Tom is hired by a hotel to get rid of Jerry.
- Paw Patrol (2021): Ryder and his team of search and rescue dogs are back, and our fate are in their paws. They must stop Mayor Humdinger from turning Adventure City into a state of chaos.
- My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021): Set several years after we last saw them, the ponies are now faced with a world without magic, and band together to restore it.
- Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021): This sequel sees Peter run away to the big city after Farmer MacGregor and Bea get married.
- Spirit Untamed (2021): This is the story of young Fortuna “Lucky” Prescott who moves to the country and befriends a wild mustang she calls “Spirit.”
- Luca (2021): Pixar’s newest film brings us the story of Luca, a boy from the Italian Riviera who is also a sea monster.
- Jungle Cruise (2021): Based on Disneyland’s theme ride, it is the story of travelers who take a steamboat through a jungle with animals and a supernatural theme.
- Flora & Ulysses (2021): A girl rescues a squirrel who has superpowers.
- Arlo The Alligator Boy (2021): A young alligator-boy travels to the big city in order to find his father.
Oldies but goodies to curl up with your pet and watch again
If you’re looking for a timeless classic, these films are a surefire way to get the family together with popcorn and treats.
- Beethoven (1992): Who doesn’t love a comedy involving a big, mischievous dog full of high energy love and drama.
- Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993): An amazing tale of two friends who find their way home.
- The Shaggy Dog (1959): The story of a teenager who finds a ring and transforms into a dog.
- The Lady & The Tramp (1955): A Disney classic in which a pampered cocker spaniel runs away after her owners have a baby, and she meets a stray mutt with street smarts.
- 101 Dalmatians (1961): Another iconic Disney film that brings us the story of an evil woman who traps Dalmatians for nefarious purposes.
- The Fox & The Hound (1981): Disney’s tale about two animals overcoming their natural instincts and become friends.
- Dr. Dolittle (1998): The story of a man able to understand what animals are saying.
- Air Bud (1997): A golden retriever is able to play basketball amazingly well and joins a local sports team.
- Balto (1995): A husky saves a small Alaskan town from a deadly epidemic.
- How To Train Your Dragon (2010): A young viking boy befriends a wounded dragon and changes his fate and that of his village.
- Ratatouille (2007): A rat helps a hapless young aspiring chef at a renown restaurant in Paris.
Whether you are looking for something to make you laugh, or to keep you in suspense, you and your family are guaranteed to find something exciting while you keep warm with your pets and favorite snacks.