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Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Bringing Up Baby
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Howard Hawks, starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett
Rated Passed

Bringing Up Baby is a classic screwball comedy directed by Howard Hawks and starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. The film follows wealthy socialite Susan Vance (Hepburn), who finds an escaped leopard she names "Baby" and then meets the uptight paleontologist David Huxley (Grant). Despite Huxley's desire to stay focused on his work, he is soon dragged along by Susan on a wild and chaotic adventure while they attempt to recapture Baby. With hilarious hijinks, mistaken identities, and plenty of zany antics, Bringing Up Baby is a timeless classic that is sure to make you laugh.

The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

The Triplets of Belleville
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Sylvain Chomet, starring Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin, Monica Viegas
Rated PG-13

The Triplets of Belleville (2003) is an animated comedy film directed by Sylvain Chomet. The film follows a young boy, Champion, his grandmother, Madame Souza, and their beloved dog, Bruno. When Champion is kidnapped by the French mafia, Madame Souza and Bruno embark on a quest to rescue him. Along the way they enlist the help of the eccentric Triplets of Belleville, an old, forgotten vaudeville act, who help them reach the heart of Paris. Through a series of extraordinary events, music, and dance, the trio must battle the mafia, travel to the distant island of Belleville, and conquer the odds if they are to bring Champion home.

Coraline (2009)

Coraline
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Henry Selick, starring Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders
Rated PG

Coraline (2009) is a stop-motion animated horror-fantasy film directed by Henry Selick and based on the novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman. It tells the story of a young girl, Coraline Jones, who moves into a new home in Oregon with her parents. Bored, she discovers a secret door in her new home that leads to a parallel world where she meets alternate versions of her parents, who are willing to give her all the attention she desires. But when Coraline discovers this world is not what it seems, she must use her courage and resourcefulness to save her family from the sinister intentions of the other world's inhabitants.

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Werner Herzog, Dmitry Vasyukov, starring Werner Herzog, Gennady Soloviev, Anatoly Blumei, Gennady Tiganov
Rated Not Rated

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga is a 2010 documentary film directed by Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukov. The film focuses on the life of a small community of trappers in the remote Siberian countryside of Bakhtia, a village located along the river Yenisei. The documentary follows the lives of the people who live there over the course of four seasons, and documents their customs and way of life as they hunt, fish and trap in the ruggedly beautiful Taiga wilderness. Through interviews and observation, the viewer is given an insight into the daily struggles and successes of the nomadic hunters as they pursue their traditional way of life. The film also depicts the effects of changing climate and industrialization on their way of life, and offers an exploration of the relationship between man and nature.

The Cave of the Yellow Dog (2005)

The Cave of the Yellow Dog
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Byambasuren Davaa, starring Batchuluun Urjindorj, Buyandulam Daramdadi, Nansal Batchuluun, Nansalmaa Batchuluun
Rated G

The Cave of the Yellow Dog is a 2005 Mongolian drama film directed by Byambasuren Davaa. It follows a young Mongolian girl named Nansal who finds a stray dog while out collecting dung for fuel. Nansal wants to keep the dog, but her father believes that if it stays it will bring bad luck to their family. With the help of her siblings, Nansal hides the dog in a nearby cave, where it hides from the rest of the family. As the family embarks on a journey to the city, they discover that the dog has been living in the cave and have to decide whether to keep it or not. Along their journey, they also learn more about their own traditions and culture. In the end, Nansal and her family find a way to accept the dog and the family is reunited.

Sounder (1972)

Sounder
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Martin Ritt, starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews
Rated G

Sounder is a 1972 drama film directed by Martin Ritt and starring Cicely Tyson and Paul Winfield. It tells the story of a poor African-American family living in the rural South during the Great Depression. The father, Nathan Lee Morgan (Paul Winfield), is a sharecropper who is arrested and sent to prison for stealing food for his family. His wife, Rebecca (Cicely Tyson), and son, David (Kevin Hooks), are left to fend for themselves. David’s beloved dog, Sounder, becomes his only companion and hope for a better life. With courage and determination, David and his family struggle to make it through this difficult time. Sounder is a heartwarming and uplifting story of family, faith, and forgiveness.

Best in Show (2000)

Best in Show
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Christopher Guest, starring Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Jennifer Coolidge
Rated PG-13

Old Yeller (1957)

Old Yeller
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Robert Stevenson, starring Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk, Jeff York
Rated Approved

Eight Below (2006)

Eight Below
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Frank Marshall, starring Paul Walker, Jason Biggs, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood
Rated PG

Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog (2004)

Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Yôichi Sai, starring Kaoru Kobayashi, Kippei Shîna, Teruyuki Kagawa, Keiko Toda
Rated Not Rated

Wendy and Lucy (2008)

Wendy and Lucy
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Kelly Reichardt, starring Michelle Williams, Lucy, David Koppell, Max Clement
Rated R

The Incredible Journey (1963)

The Incredible Journey
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Fletcher Markle, starring Émile Genest, John Drainie, Tommy Tweed, Sandra Scott
Rated G

The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

The Journey of Natty Gann
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jeremy Kagan, starring Meredith Salenger, John Cusack, Ray Wise, Lainie Kazan
Rated PG

Babe (1995)

Babe
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Chris Noonan, starring James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh, Miriam Margolyes
Rated G

White God (2014)

White God
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Kornél Mundruczó, starring Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horvát, Szabolcs Thuróczy
Rated R

Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)

Where the Red Fern Grows
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Norman Tokar, starring James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Jack Ging, Lonny Chapman
Rated G

Sweetgrass (2009)

Sweetgrass
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ilisa Barbash, Lucien Castaing-Taylor, starring
Rated Unrated

Old Dog (2011)

Old Dog
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Pema Tseden, starring Yanbum Gyal, Drolma Kyab, Lochey, Tamdrin Tso
Rated Not Rated

Lassie (2005)

Lassie
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Charles Sturridge, starring John Lynch, Samantha Morton, Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage
Rated PG

The Wall (2012)

The Wall
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Julian Pölsler, starring Martina Gedeck, Luchs von Kyffhäuserbach, Karlheinz Hackl, Ulrike Beimpold
Rated Not Rated

White Fang (1991)

White Fang
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Randal Kleiser, starring Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jed, Seymour Cassel
Rated PG

Max (2015)

Max
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Boaz Yakin, starring Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins, Luke Kleintank, Lauren Graham
Rated PG

A Letter to True (2004)

A Letter to True
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Bruce Weber, starring Julie Christie, Marianne Faithfull, Bruce Weber, Thomas Sessa
Rated Not Rated

A Boy and His Dog (1975)

A Boy and His Dog
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From L.Q. Jones, starring Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Susanne Benton, Tim McIntire
Rated R

The Shaggy Dog (1959)

The Shaggy Dog
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Charles Barton, starring Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello
Rated Approved

 



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