Its always emotionally devastating when one of your favorite characters dies in a movie.

But if that favorite character is a dog? Shut off the movie, crawl in bed, and don't get up for a few days. Our real life furry friends mean the world to us, and consequently, it's easy to get very attached to big screen good boys, too. Whether it's a movie about dogs or one that just happens to feature a talented canine actor, here are our favorite movie scenes starring dogs.

You're a Good Dog Scene - JOHN WICK 3 (2019) Movie Clip

The only thing cuter than Keanu Reeves is Keanu Reeves with a dog. The only thing cuter than Keanu Reeves with a dog is Keanu Reeves telling that dog that he is a good dog.

Turner and Hooch - a muffin

This adorable scene between Turner and Hooch sets the stage for the fruitful, crime solving partnership to come.

Lassie (9/9) Movie CLIP - Lassie! (1994) HD

Can you even think about Lassie without bursting into tears? Look at that heroic girl!

Marley & Me (2/5) Movie CLIP - How Marley Got His Name (2008) HD

Do NOT watch this movie if you are easily saddened; it WILL ruin your day. This scene is nothing but puppy cuteness though.

The Art of Racing in the Rain | Full Scene | 20th Century FOX

This is another example of a real tearjerker of a movie, made all the more devastating by the adorably wise voiceover used to show the audience the dog-star's inner thoughts.

A Dog's Purpose (2017) - My Best Life Scene (7/10) | Movieclips

This clip is seriously NSFW unless you're fine with your coworkers watching you sob at your desk.

Homeward Bound Emotional Ending 

This classic movie has got to be one of the all time best dog films, and this joyous reunion between a dog and his boy shows us why.

Last Scene - Eight Below

Eight Below tells the inspiring story of a dog sled team in the frozen wilderness, with plenty of adorable moments to break up the suspense.

Ace Ventura - Pet Detective - Dog scene

There's nothing better than a four-legged crime fighter paired with Jim Carrey's terrifying laugh.

Beethoven (1992) - The New Puppy Scene (1/10) | Movieclips

JUST LOOK AT THAT LITTLE PUPPY!!!!!! Good boy!!!!

With the constant onslaught of complicated news that 2020 has brought, sometimes you just want to be able to shut off your brain, relax, and feel happy.

Enter comfort films. These are the feel-good movies that feel like a warm hug when you finish them, the ones that allow you to escape for a short while. We often turn to these types of films in times of trouble or extreme stress, and when we're not sure what films of this nature we should watch, we turn to the Internet for options.

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