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A pet dies. The Sandbox
A pet dies. [Fix This]
A dog called The Beast (aka Hercules) is injured when a fence falls on him but he is rescued and recovers. At the end of the film we find out he lived to be 199 in dog years. The Sandlot
A dog called The Beast (aka Hercules) is injured when a fence falls on him but he is rescued and recovers. At the end of the film we find out he lived to be 199 in dog years.
No pets die. The Sandlot 2
No pets die. [Fix This]
A cat and a dog appear throughout the film. The cat gets in a fight with another cat off-screen but is not harmed. Though there is talk about putting the dog to sleep because of bad hips, the dog is alive and well at the end of the film. The Savages
A cat and a dog appear throughout the film. The cat gets in a fight with another cat off-screen but is not harmed. Though there is talk about putting the dog to sleep because of bad hips, the dog is alive and well at the end of the film.
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Scribbler
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Search for Santa Paws
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
Chris, the family dog, survives a massacre and fire unharmed. A rock is thrown at a barking dog. On the livestock front, dead cattle and horses are seen. John Wayne shoots at a herd of bison but we only see one fall down. The Searchers
Chris, the family dog, survives a massacre and fire unharmed. A rock is thrown at a barking dog. On the livestock front, dead cattle and horses are seen. John Wayne shoots at a herd of bison but we only see one fall down.
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Secret in Their Eyes
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
Animated. While the group of pets that are the heroes of the story are often in peril and there are moments where it looks like they might not survive, they all make it through unharmed. There is one animal death in the film: a "bad guy" snake is crushed to death under a pile of rubble after trying to bite the main characters. The Secret Life of Pets
Animated. While the group of pets that are the heroes of the story are often in peril and there are moments where it looks like they might not survive, they all make it through unharmed. There is one animal death in the film: a "bad guy" snake is crushed to death under a pile of rubble after trying to bite the main characters.
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Secret Life of 'The Secret Life of Us'
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Secret of Crickley Hall
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Secret of Moonacre
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
Animated. Three main characters who are rats die: Nicodemus (a good guy), Jenner (a bad guy) and Sullivan (a reformed bad guy). Mrs. Brisby the mouse, her family and the rest of the main characters do not die, though Mrs. Brisby's husband is dead before the beginning of the film. Dragon the cat does not die. The Secret of NIMH
Animated. Three main characters who are rats die: Nicodemus (a good guy), Jenner (a bad guy) and Sullivan (a reformed bad guy). Mrs. Brisby the mouse, her family and the rest of the main characters do not die, though Mrs. Brisby's husband is dead before the beginning of the film. Dragon the cat does not die.
A pet dies. The Sentinel
A pet dies. [Fix This]
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Seventh Brother
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
A pet dies. The Shaft
A pet dies. [Fix This]
The dog is not harmed in this film. The Shaggy Dog (1959)
The dog is not harmed in this film.
Animals are experimented on and suffer some slapstick accidents (a dog runs into a window, for example) but no pets are seriously hurt or die. The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Animals are experimented on and suffer some slapstick accidents (a dog runs into a window, for example) but no pets are seriously hurt or die.
A pet dies. The Shallows
A pet dies. [Fix This]
Brooks' pet crow, Jake, is freed and does not die. This is different from what happens in the original short story,  where Jake is a pigeon instead of a crow and he turns up dead shortly after being freed. The Shawshank Redemption
Brooks' pet crow, Jake, is freed and does not die. This is different from what happens in the original short story, where Jake is a pigeon instead of a crow and he turns up dead shortly after being freed.
No pets die. The Shining
No pets die. [Fix This]
A pet dies. The Shortcut
A pet dies. [Fix This]
Despite the title, no lambs are seen in the film (unless you count lamb chops). We are told that The dog Precious survives being knocked into an empty well but we are told she has a broken leg. Two cats appear briefly; Catherine Martin's cat, who she calls Little Cheeper and an unnamed cat in the home of Fredrica Bimmel. Neither are harmed. The Silence of the Lambs
Despite the title, no lambs are seen in the film (unless you count lamb chops). We are told that The dog Precious survives being knocked into an empty well but we are told she has a broken leg. Two cats appear briefly; Catherine Martin's cat, who she calls Little Cheeper and an unnamed cat in the home of Fredrica Bimmel. Neither are harmed.
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Simpsons Movie
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
After being purchased, two goldfish are forgotten in a bag and die. After a day, they are discovered and are put in an aquarium in an attempt to revive them but it is too late. The Skeleton Twins
After being purchased, two goldfish are forgotten in a bag and die. After a day, they are discovered and are put in an aquarium in an attempt to revive them but it is too late.
No pets die. The Smurfs
No pets die. [Fix This]
A pet dog is shot and killed. The Snowtown Murders
A pet dog is shot and killed.
The dog Charlie bites a bad guy and is then kicked/stomped by the bad guy. The bad guy is killed but Charlie still dies shortly afterward. The Son of No One
The dog Charlie bites a bad guy and is then kicked/stomped by the bad guy. The bad guy is killed but Charlie still dies shortly afterward.
No pets die. The Specialist
No pets die. [Fix This]
A kitten named Muffin is fed a bad serum and melts, leaving only her eyeballs. The Spirit
A kitten named Muffin is fed a bad serum and melts, leaving only her eyeballs.
A pet dies. The Square
A pet dies. [Fix This]
The cat is not harmed, though it runs away near the film and is not seen again. The Squid and the Whale
The cat is not harmed, though it runs away near the film and is not seen again.
The main character is about to shoot a deer with an arrow for food but is interrupted and accidentally shoots a man instead.
A girl asks if she can eat the main character's pet hamster and holds up its cage with the scared hamster inside, but she gets no answer and we never get back to this topic. The soul keepers from Avatar are killed with a fly swatter and through electricity, but they look more like flowers than animals.
On a big screen a poorly animated cartoon unicorn is impaled, but you can't really count that.
In the outtakes, an actor jokes that a cake is made from fox blood. The Starving Games
The main character is about to shoot a deer with an arrow for food but is interrupted and accidentally shoots a man instead. A girl asks if she can eat the main character's pet hamster and holds up its cage with the scared hamster inside, but she gets no answer and we never get back to this topic. The soul keepers from Avatar are killed with a fly swatter and through electricity, but they look more like flowers than animals. On a big screen a poorly animated cartoon unicorn is impaled, but you can't really count that. In the outtakes, an actor jokes that a cake is made from fox blood.
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Stepford Wives
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
A dog is attacked and shown with very bad injuries. He's still alive when you last see him but survival doesn't look possible. A cat and rat also die and is shown. The Stranger (2014)
A dog is attacked and shown with very bad injuries. He's still alive when you last see him but survival doesn't look possible. A cat and rat also die and is shown.
No pets die. The Subjects
No pets die. [Fix This]
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Sun Comes Up
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
A pet dies. The Tall Man
A pet dies. [Fix This]
A pet dies. The Thaw
A pet dies. [Fix This]
No pets die. The Thin Man
No pets die. [Fix This]
An alien life form appears as a dog and grotesquely absorbs the other dogs in the kennel into itself. The Thing (1982)
An alien life form appears as a dog and grotesquely absorbs the other dogs in the kennel into itself.
A dog dies off-screen and is replaced by the thing. The Thing (2011)
A dog dies off-screen and is replaced by the thing.
Sled dogs fight and are killed by an alien. The Thing from Another World
Sled dogs fight and are killed by an alien.
The cat who bats at Orson Welles' shoes lives. The Third Man
The cat who bats at Orson Welles' shoes lives.
Thomasina the cat appears to die but is brought back to life. A sick and elderly dog (Rabbie) is left at the vet to be euthanized and later we are told that he was put down. Bruce, a guide dog, is hit by a car but saved by a veterinarian. Other animals are injured (a frog, a badger) but are healed. In a circus that is eventually shut down for animal cruelty, horses are whipped offscreen and an injured bear is forced to dance. The Three Lives of Thomasina
Thomasina the cat appears to die but is brought back to life. A sick and elderly dog (Rabbie) is left at the vet to be euthanized and later we are told that he was put down. Bruce, a guide dog, is hit by a car but saved by a veterinarian. Other animals are injured (a frog, a badger) but are healed. In a circus that is eventually shut down for animal cruelty, horses are whipped offscreen and an injured bear is forced to dance.
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. The Tigger Movie
A pet is injured or appears dead but ultimately lives. [Fix This]
A guide dog is shot and killed. The Toxic Avenger
A guide dog is shot and killed.