Animal-themed movies now playing/streaming/on demand
The Amazing Maurice
Based on the novel by Terry Pratchett, Maurice is a streetwise ginger cat who teams up with rats for a money-making scam inspired by the legend of the Pied Piper. The voice cast includes Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke, David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, and Gemma Arterton.
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
In this long-awaited sequel, Puss (Antonio Banderas) sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.
This animated Disney movie journeys deep into an uncharted and treacherous land where fantastical creatures await the Clades, a family of explorers. Directed by Don Hall, co-directed and written by Qui Nguyen, and produced by Roy Conli.
A documentary about 9 men who really, really love their cats. Visit the official site.
DC League of Super-Pets
Superman’s dog Krypto (voiced by Dwayne Johnson) teams up with other animals with super powers to stop crime while his owner is … unavailable. Costars Natasha Lyonne as the voice of Merton the turtle, Vanessa Bayer as PB the pig, Diego Luna as Chip the squirrel, Kevin Hart as Ace the dog, and Kate McKinnon as Lulu the guinea pig. It’s streaming on HBO Max.
Jurassic World: Dominion
The latest “Jurassic World” movie can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, and Apple TV.
The Bad Guys
In this animated film, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula hatch a plot to pull of the ultimate heist. Features the voices of Sam Rockwell and Awkwafina. It’s now streaming on Peacock. Read: Who Voices Who in ‘The Bad Guys’
The latest Disney/Pixar film went straight to Disney+ on March 11 after being scheduled for an April 8 theatrical release. The heartwarming comedy is about a 13-year-old girl named Mei Lee turns into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited. It feaatures the voice talents of Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, James Hong, and Sasha Roiz.
Channing Tatum directed and stars in this film about man who reluctantly transports a dead soldier’s unruly Belgian Malinois named Lulu to his home in time for his funeral. Watch on Prime Video, Spectrum TV, The Roku Channel, EPIX and Apple TV.
The Tiger Rising
When 12-year-old Rob Horton (Christian Convery) discovers a caged tiger in the woods near his home, his life changes in the most unexpected ways. He’s helped on his adventures by wise, mysterious maid Willie May (Queen Latifah) and the stubborn new girl in school (Madalen Mills). Based on the best-selling book by Kate DiCamillo. Stream on Hulu.