Library Blog

Animal Movies!

movie clapper board director dog

Now that Summer Discovery is in full swing, here’s a list of animal movies the whole family can watch to go along with this year’s theme, Tails and Tales! From animated favorites, comedies, and classics, to nature documentaries and educational programs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Don’t forget … if you sign up for Summer Discovery, you can earn points and win cool prizes! To sign up, please visit our website or download the ReadSquared app available on Google Play and Apple App stores.

Just-for-Fun Movies

Christopher Robin (Live-Action)

Crocodile Dundee & Crocodile Dundee II

Dolittle

Dolphin Tale & Dolphin Tale 2

Dr. Dolittle

Furry Vengeance (Available on Hoopla)

Hotel for Dogs

The Jungle Book (Live-Action)

Jaws (Trilogy)

Jurassic Park (Trilogy)

Jurassic World (Duology)

Life of Pi

Marmaduke

Max

Old Yeller

Turner & Hooch

War Horse

We Bought a Zoo

Zookeeper

Movies to Learn Something as a Family

African Cats

Betty White: Champion for Animals

Born to Be Wild

Great Migrations

Under the Sea

Movies … For kids from ages 1-101

Alvin and the Chipmunks

The Aristocats

Because of Winn-Dixie

Brother Bear & Brother Bear 2

Charlotte’s Web (Live Action)

Finding Nemo & Finding Dory

Home on the Range

Madagascar (Trilogy)

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Mouse Hunt

The Nut Job

101 Dalmatians (Animated), 101 Dalmatians (Live-Action), & 102 Dalmatians (Live-Action)

Over the Hedge

Ratatouille

The Rescuers & The Rescuers Down Under

The Secret Life of Pets & The Secret Life of Pets 2

Shark Tale

Stuart Little & Stuart Little 2

Zootopia

Just-for-Kids Informational DVDs

Bill Nye the Science Guy. Animal Locomotion

Bill Nye the Science Guy. Mammals

Bill Nye the Science Guy. Marine Mammals

Farmyard Friends

Oceans

Kelly M.

Kelly is an Adult Librarian in the Canfield Unit at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. She earned her Master’s in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2019. Kelly loves all things bookish, from playing word games to dabbling with creative writing. And, of course, reading as many books as possible from all genres, though she especially enjoys romance and YA novels. Kelly also likes crafting, baking, listening to country music, and spending time with her family.