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Dogs Featured In Recent Films

We all know the famous films about dogs or staring dogs. Films such as Homeward Bound, 101 Dalmatians, Turner and Hooch and Marley and Me are very memorable. But what about recent films? Have dogs been appearing in any recent movies? These very recent films have a dog featured at some point during the film.

Wolf Of Wall Street

Despite the title of the film including the word ‘wolf’ the film is not actually about these magnificent creatures. However, there is an appearance from a dog in the film. The female lead, Naomi has a small dog that is featured in some scenes.

Mr Peabody And Sherman

Mr Peabody and Sherman has just been released at the cinema, it’s the most recent film to feature a dog as one of the main characters. It’s an animated film starring a multitalented dog called Mr Peabody who goes back in time with his adopted boy Sherman.

Anchorman 2

Everybody remembers the infamous Baxter from the first Anchorman film. He makes another appearance in the much anticipated Anchorman 2. Baxter seems to be the voice of reason in the film and can be seen eating dinner at the table in a restaurant

Despicable Me 2

Another second appearance for a dog in a sequel. This character which features in the Despicable Me can only just about pass for a dog, because he looks more like a monster. The ‘dogs’ name is Kyle and he spends most of his time chasing the children.


Although Up isn’t quite as recent as the above films it still deserves a mention. It’s a very sweet film about an old man who goes on an adventure up in the sky with a boy and a dog. At one point in the film the dog wears a that enables him to speak which makes him even more adorable.


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