The Best Pet Movies and TV Shows on The Criterion Channel
Finding a good Pet movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Pet movies and TV shows of all time streaming on The Criterion Channel.
What it's about: In the upscale Toronto strip club Exotica, dancer Christina is visited nightly by the obsessive Francis, a depressed tax auditor. Her ex-boyfriend, the club's MC, Eric, still jealously pines for her even as he introduces her onstage, but Eric is having his own relationship problems with the club's female owner. Thomas, a mysterious pet-shop owner, is about to become unexpectedly involved in their lives.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
2. Nanook of the North
What it's about: This pioneering documentary film depicts the lives of the indigenous Inuit people of Canada's northern Quebec region. Although the production contains some fictional elements, it vividly shows how its resourceful subjects survive in such a harsh climate, revealing how they construct their igloo homes and find food by hunting and fishing. The film also captures the beautiful, if unforgiving, frozen landscape of the Great White North, far removed from conventional civilization.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
3. Barking Dogs Never Bite
What it's about: An idle part-time college lecturer is annoyed by the yapping sound of a nearby dog. He decides to take drastic action.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, The Criterion Channel, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).
4. Gates of Heaven
What it's about: A documentary about the men who run a pet cemetery, and the men and women who bury their pets.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Mubi & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).