So you got yourself a little furry friend, but don’t know what to name them? Well, if you are an avid movie fan, then you have come to the right place! We’ve gathered here a very unique list of dog names from movies. It’s a mixed bag of things, so you will find your perfect fit for sure!

Let’s see those names!

Famous Dog Names From Movies

Of course, let’s begin by mentioning the most famous dog names from movies. These are the classic, and if you love classics – well, then you are in for a treat!

  • Beethoven – a St. Bernard dog from Beethoven movie
  • Benji – from the 1974 movie Benji
  • Blanche – from A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Rhett – from It’s a Wonderful life
  • Bolt – From the animated movie Bolt
  • Clifford – from the ‘Clifford’s Really Big Movie’
  • Einstein – from Back to the Future
  • Fly – from Babe
  • Wednesday – from The Addams Family
  • Old Yeller – from Old Yeller
  • Thelma – from Thelma and Louise
  • Petey – from ‘The Little Rascals’
  • Pitty, Peat or Pete – after the unnamed pit bull from John Wick
  • Rin Tin Tin –  after the movie ‘The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin’
  • Samantha – from ‘I Am Legend’
  • Scarlett – from Gone With the Wind
  • Vito – from The Godfather
  • Slinky – from the Toy Story movies
  • Eddie Crane (or Eddie or Crane) – from the movie ‘Frasier’
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If you love classics – well, then go for one of ours famous dogs from movies names.

New Movies Featuring Pets

You just can’t pass up watching new animated movies which feature pets? We hear you! We are here for them too. So let’s see some brand new animated movies. Maybe some pet names from them are just what you were hoping to find.

DC League of Super-Pets

  • Krypto
  • Ace
  • Lulu
  • PB
  • Kal-El
  • Lex
  • Waffles
  • Zypto
  • Mercy
  • Foofy
  • Racer

Paws of Fury 

  • Ika
  • Emiko
  • Toshi
  • Yuki
  • Jimbo
  • Ichiro

Minions

  • Gru
  • Scarlet
  • Herb
  • Tina
  • Carl
  • Jerry
  • Tim
  • Phil

The Queen’s Corgi

  • Rex
  • Tyson
  • Wanda
  • Charlie
  • Mitzy
  • Chief
  • Jack

Maybe some pet names from brand new animated movies are just what you were hoping to find.

Classic Dog Names From Animated Movies

Here are some classic names that we can’t go without mentioning. So let’s take a deep dive. 

101 Dalmatians

You can’t go more classic than 101 Dalmatians. Here are the most popular names from the 101 Dalmatians movies. 

  • Pongo
  • Perdita
  • Jewel
  • Fidget
  • Lucky
  • Wizzer
  • Dipstick
  • Mooch
  • Two-Tone
  • Dottie
  • Oddball
  • Little Dipper
  • Domino

Lady and the Tramp

  • Lady
  • Tramp
  • Jock
  • Buster
  • Reggie
  • Scottie
  • Mr Busy
  • Trusty
  • Scamp
  • Ruby
  • Mooch
  • Reggie
  • Peg
  • Angel
  • Fluffy
  • Scooter
  • Collettee
  • Danielle
  • Lovey
  • Lillian

The Fox and the Hound (The Fox and the Hound 2)

Tapping into our childhood to find a name for our companion isn’t a bad idea at all! So here are some names from The Fox and the Hound. 

  • Cash
  • Copper
  • Chief
  • Dixie
  • Floyd
  • Rose
  • Waylon

Oliver and Company

Oliver and Company is yet another child classic worth tapping into. 

  • De Soto
  • Dodger
  • Francis
  • Georgette
  • Einstein
  • Rita
  • Roscoe
  • Tito

Of course we can’t ignore the following movies and names from them!

Ice age movies

  • Scrat
  • Diego
  • Zeke
  • Dab
  • Lenny
  • Dodo
  • Oscar
  • Soto

Brother Bear Movies

  • Kenai
  • Koda
  • Nita
  • Rutt
  • Tug

Spirited Away

  • Haku
  • Boh
  • Lin
  • Kaonashi
  • Aniyaku

Various Movies 

Every movie has interesting characters. The bonus side? They have many perfect names to offer!

    • Scud – from Toy Story
    • Slinky – from Toy Story
    • BrunoCinderella
    • TobyThe Great Mouse Detective
    • GoofyMickey Mouse
    • DopplerTreasure Planet
    • FootstoolBeauty and the Beast
    • GothelTangled
    • MaxThe Little Mermaid
    • NanaPeter Pan
    • PercyPochacontas
    • PlutoThe Prince and the Pauper
    • RustyHome on the Range
    • Lafayette – from The Aristocats
    • Napoleon – from The Aristocats
    • Scooby – from ‘Scooby Doo Where Are You’
    • Snoopy – from ‘Snoopy, Come Home!’
    • Winn-Dixie – from ‘Because of Winn-Dixie’
    • Marty – from Back to the Future
    • Petey – from The Little Rascals 
    • Zero – from Nightmare Before Christmas
    • Holly – from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
    • Uggie – from ‘The Artist’
    • Bruiser – from ‘Legally Blonde’
    • Tyler – from The Fight Club
    • Buddy – from  ‘Air Bud’
    • Hooch – from ‘Turner & Hooch’
    • Lassie – from ‘Lassie Come Home’
    • The Beast – from ‘The Sandlot’
    • Balto – from ‘Balto’
    • Baxter – from ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
    • Dug – from ‘Up’
    • Marley – from ‘Marley & Me’
    • Milo- from ‘The Mask’
  • Shiloh – from ‘Saving Shiloh’
  • Shadow – from ‘Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey’
  • Skip – from ‘My Dog Skip’
  • Toto – from ‘The Wizard of Oz’
  • Lizzy – from Pride and Prejudice
  • Comet – from ‘Full House’
  • Sandy – from ‘Annie’
  • Max – from ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’
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Every movie has interesting characters. The bonus side? They have many perfect names to offer!

Best in Show

These names from the Best in Show movie would flatter any pup!

  • Beatrice
  • Winky
  • Hubert
  • Agnes
  • Tyrone

Dog names from the Star Wars Movies

Star Wars is just the franchise to look at when it comes to picking perfect dog names from movies. So, let’s take a look!

  • Luke
  • Leia
  • Darth
  • Han
  • Ben
  • Kenobi
  • Jawa
  • Beru
  • Taggi
  • Motti
  • Tusken
  • Kabe
  • Brea
  • Del
  • Fett
  • Ozzel
  • Moff
  • Anakin
  • Padme
  • Sio
  • Shmi
  • Nass
  • Maul
  • Wald
  • Dorme
  • Typho
  • Tion
  • Cody
  • Mas
  • Nute
  • Nika
  • Kin
  • Sugi
  • Rumi
  • Rey
  • Finn
  • Poe
  • Maz
  • Teedo
  • Erso
  • Baze
  • Rose
  • Tico
  • Val
  • Korso
  • Zorii
  • Paz
  • Mar
  • Sash
  • Cara
  • Dune
  • Peli
  • Motto
  • Toro

Dog names from ‘Best movies of all time’

There is no such thing as a critically acclaimed movie. Or, in other words, a best movie of all time. So let’s see from which movies you can take a perfect name for your dog. 

A Space Odyssey

  • Poole
  • Floyd
  • Moon

The Godfather

  • Sonny
  • Apollonia
  • Fredi
  • Moe
  • Connie
  • Rocco
  • Willi

Raiders of the Lost Arc

  • Satipo
  • Jock
  • Gobler
  • Otto
  • Mohan

Seven Samurai

  • Bandit
  • Shino
  • Yohei
  • Gono
  • Manzo

Singing in the Rain

  • Lina
  • Cosmo
  • Sid
  • Dora

Inception

  • Cobb
  • Arthur
  • Eames
  • Mal
  • Saito

The Shawshank Redemption

  • Ellis
  • Jigger
  • Warden
  • Snooze
  • Skeet

Snatch

  • Gary
  • Liam
  • Susi
  • Rosebud
  • Sol
  • Himy

The Pirates of the Caribbean

  • Jack
  • Will
  • Hector
  • Davy
  • Tia

There is no such thing as a critically acclaimed movie. So take a look at which movies you can take a perfect name from.

Comic Book Based names

Marvel or DC Comics. That is a fiery debate. But, when it comes to pup names, they both have some brilliant options. 

Marvel movies

  • Thor
  • Loki
  • Hawkeye
  • Hulk
  • Wolverine
  • Silver (after Silver Surfer)
  • Cyclops
  • Fury
  • Storm
  • Elektra
  • Emma (after Emma forest)

DC Comics

  • Harley
  • Joker
  • Rick
  • Iris
  • Wonder (after Wonder woman)
  • Asteria
  • Bane
  • Flash
  • Aisha
  • Evey

 

Names inspired by going to the movies

Of course, you can always be original and give your dog a name derived from movie buzz words like:

  • Popcorn
  • Director
  • Chip
  • Nacho
  • Reel
  • Pop
  • Grip
  • Star

That’s it!  That concludes our list of perfect dog names from movies!