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The Secret Life of Pets is a series of animated films produced by Illumination Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. There is currently one theatrical film released. A sequel is currently in development for a 2019 release.


The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

The Secret Life of Pets was released on July 8, 2016. Taking place in a Manhattan apartment building, Max's life as a favorite pet is turned upside down, when his owner Katie brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke. They have to put their quarrels behind, when they find out that an adorable white bunny named Snowball is building an army of abandoned pets called The Flushed Pets determined to take revenge on all happy-owned pets and their owners.

The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)

The Secret Life of Pets 2 will be released on June 7, 2019. The sequel was first announced after the box office success of the first film.

Short films


As of December 6, 2016, there are three mini-movies that are attached in the DVD and Blu-ray version of the first film. They are: Mower Minions (which was previously put before the film during its theatrical release), Weenie, and Norman Television.

Cast and characters

Character Films Mini-movies
The Secret Life of Pets (2016) The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) Norman Television (2016) Weenie (2016)
Max Louis C.K. Patton Oswalt
Duke Eric Stonestreet Eric Stonestreet
Snowball Kevin Hart Kevin Hart
Katie Ellie Kemper Ellie Kemper
Chloe Lake Bell Lake Bell
Pops Dana Carvey Dana Carvey
Buddy Hannibal Buress Hannibal Buress
Gidget Jenny Slate Jenny Slate
Mel Bobby Moynihan Bobby Moynihan
Pepe Silent Cameo TBA
Ozone Steve Coogan TBA
Tiberius Albert Brooks TBA
Sweet Pea Tara Strong TBA
Norman Chris Renaud TBA Chris Renaud
Tattoo Michael Beattie TBA
Maria Sandra Echeverría TBA
Fernando Jaime Camil TBA
Molly Kiely Renaud TBA
Leonard Silent Cameo TBA
Peanut Brian T. Delaney TBA
Nitro Bill Farmer TBA
Derick Jim Cummings TBA
Viper Kevin Michael Richardson TBA
The Papillon Jess Harnell TBA
J. Menard Jason Marsden TBA
Leonard's Owner John Kassir TBA
Gidget's Owners Mona Marshall
Chloe's Owner Laraine Newman TBA
Sweet Pea's Owner James Kevin Ward TBA
Pepe's Owner Danny Mann TBA
Harold Danny Mann
Marilyn Lori Alan
Ivan (Rooster) Harrison Ford
Daisy Tiffany Haddish
TBA Nick Kroll
TBA Pete Holmes


  • A gray box indicates that character did not appear in that certain area.
  • TBA means that it is currently unknown who the voice actor for that character will be, or if the character will appear at all.


Film Director(s) Producer(s) Writer(s) Composer(s) Editor(s)
The Secret Life of Pets Chris Renaud
co-directed by:
Yarrow Cheney
Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy Brian Lynch, Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio Alexandre Desplat Ken Schertzmann
The Secret Life of Pets 2 Chris Renaud Brian Lynch TBA TBA


Main article: The Secret Life of Pets Merchandise
The Secret Life of Pets characters/Gallery
The Secret Life of Pets 2/Gallery
The Secret Life of Pets Merchandise/Gallery