And the Most Adorable Movie Animal Goes to...Dug from 'Up'

This week's Motion Picks winner for the most adorable movie animal goes to Dug, the squirrel-chasing dog from the movie "Up."

Jesse Conner

By Jesse Conner

An Adorable Movie Animal: Dug from "Up"

© Walt Disney Co./courtesy Everett Collection

Thanks to everyone who voted on Motion Picks (available in the Noovie Trivia app). Our winner for the most adorable movie animal goes to one of Disney's most beloved animated dogs, Dug from "Up."


Though we know there are numerous iconic movie animals that all deserve to be recognized (especially during these warm, fuzzy holidays), today our attention will be spent on one of the few dogs who can actually speak its mind. And with no filter we might add. Any thought that comes into good ol' Dug's head is translated into actual human words. Once he thinks it, his thoughts are projected out loud from the speaker on his nifty collar. There's even a knob on the collar to change to the language being spoken!

We know that Dug is hands-down the coolest dog we've ever seen in movies. But what makes Dug the most adorable movie animal? It could be the fact that he's the most intelligent dog we know, and yet his thoughts are exactly what we would assume dogs are thinking. He could be deep in a conversation with someone, but once you pull out a tennis ball, that's all he can think about. And the most important thing about Dug is no matter what happens to him throughout his adventure in "Up," he's loyal to his master. And it doesn't hurt that he welcomes you by tackling you to the ground and licking your face. That's pretty darn adorable if you ask us.

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May 29, 2009

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Jesse is a writer and content manager for Noovie. When he's not working, he's on the beach playing volleyball.

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