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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

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The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Max (voice)
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Duke (voice)
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Snowball (voice)
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Gidget (voice)
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Katie (voice)
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Tiberius (voice)
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Chloe (voice)
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Pops (voice)
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Buddy (voice)
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Mel (voice)
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Norman (voice)
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Ozone (voice)
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Tattoo (voice)
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Maria (voice) (as Sandra Echeverria)
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Fernando (voice)
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Storyline

In a Manhattan apartment building, Max's life as a favorite pet is turned upside-down, when his owner brings home sloppy mongrel Duke. They must put their quarrels aside when they learn that adorable white bunny Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to wreak revenge. Written by Supermikey71

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 July 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Pets Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$104,352,905, 10 July 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$368,384,330

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$875,457,937
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Trivia

Among the horde of cats attacking Max in the alley, there are several references to famous cartoon cats: among those, there is an orange, fat cat with a close resemblance to Garfield (2004), the Siamese Si and Am from Lady and the Tramp (1955) and the black, white faced Francis from Felidae (1994). See more »

Goofs

When the dogs are in the park, Max's leash keeps changing position on his collar, from one side of his "Max" name tag to the other. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max: [narrating] I've lived in this city all my life. I'm Max. And I'm the luckiest dog in New York because of her. That's Katie. Katie and I, well, we have the perfect relationship. We met a few years ago and, boy, let me tell ya', we got along right away. You know, it was one of those relationships where... where you just know.
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Crazy Credits

In the mid-credits scene, Buddy and Mel attend what they think is a costume party at Leonard's house. Buddy dresses up as a Barbaloot from Dr. Seuss' The Lorax and Mel is dressed up as a Minion. The party is interrupted when the owner returns. See more »

Connections

Referenced in PWN: Best of 2016: PWN #12 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Stayin' Alive
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and Robin Gibb
As sampled in "Stayin' Alive '95"
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb, Dale Longworth, Kevin O'Toole, and Ricardo Jervis Lyte (as Jervis Lyte)
Performed by N-Trance
Courtesy of MN2S
Contains a sample from "Stayin' Alive"
Performed by The Bee Gees (as Bee Gees)
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film and TV Licensing
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Fun Family film
30 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

Very fun and entertaining movie for the whole family, lots of laughs and surprises. My 3 year old (also named Chloe) actually behaved throughout the whole movie, of which she was also holding on to her stuffed Chloe Doll that she picked up earlier that afternoon. After the movie she commented that their were two Chloe's now. For a movie that didn't have a lot of media attention I am glad I took the family to see it and it was money well spent, fun for the whole family. My favorite part would have to be the one that they show in the trailers, such as when the poodle switches the music from classical to heavy metal. There I think that is ten lines.


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