The 6 Best War Dog Movies! (2022)

At first, it may seem odd to think of dogs featuring in movies about war. But there have been several war dogs movies where dogs help develop the plot line. Come find the best war movies that have dogs!

War Dog Movies

Starring Channing Tatum, this is a movie about a U.S Army Ranger who suffers from PTSD, and is tasked with taking in his deceased former squadmate’s Belgian Malinois named Lucy to prevent her from being euthanized.

Dog (2022)

Someone recently asked me why so many dog movies end sadly? I honestly didn’t know what to say apart from acknowledging that this seems to be a trend. My Dog Skip is a classic movie.

My Dog Skip (2000)

Max is another war film about a Belgian Malinois dog named Max, but unlike Dog, this film actually shows a Belgian Malinois in active combat in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines.

Max (2015)

Megan Leavey is a U.S. Marine who saw active duty in Iraq during the 2000s. Her unique position in the military as a Military Police K-9 handler, which brought her to the ownership of a German Shepherd named Rex who became both her charge as well as her war-time partner.

Megan Leavey (2017)

War Dog: A Soldier’s Best Friend is a documentary film that is a must-see for anyone interested in the role military dogs play during combat. It shows how important military dogs are to soldiers once they are back at home.

War Dog: A Soldier’s Best Friend (2017)

Like My Dog Skip, Dog Jack is a heartwarming and heartfelt movie about the bonds between children during wartime and the companionship they share with their dogs.

Dog Jack (2010)

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