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Famous Rottweilers

Everybody loves Rottweilers, their thick black coat, sizable, sturdy body and affectionate nature. These beautiful dogs sometimes get portrayed as being evil, especially in the media. But giving lots of love and attention along with a good upbringing, this dog can be a total sweetheart. 

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The Rottweiler is a famous dog and is known primarily for their loyalty and loving personalities. Rotties popularity is steadily on the rise. They are always devout to their owners and will protect and love them until they die.

Rottweilers are so famous that some of the top celebs in the world own a few. Let us take a look and see who owns them and also if they star in famous movies. Interesting facts about Rottweilers

Famous Rottweilers in film

Ferris Bueller’s Day off (1986)

Everyone has seen or heard of the cult class film “Ferris Bueller’s Day off”. Toward the end of the film, there is a scene where Ferris’s principal tries to break into his house to catch him skipping school.

Of course, as he attempts to break into Ferris’s house in his confronted with the family dog, which of course is a Rottweiler. The unnamed animal gives chase to the principal, and as the door closes, you can hear the dog attacking him.

The Omen (1976)

The Omen is a 1976 horror film. It revolves around a child called Damien, who is the anti – Christ and a lot of supernatural events occur as the film unfolds. The devil gifts the boy a Rottweiler as his protector.

Out of all of The Omen’s most memorable scenes, one scene involves Gregory Peck trying to escape a haunted cemetery. At this point, he is attacked by a group of extremely vicious unknown Rottweilers. 

Hybrid Rottie(2004)

A sci-fi horror film which came out in 2004, the story involves a young man who is prisoned for a crime he didn’t commit. 

He manages to escape, but his captors use any weapon they can to catch him. One of which is a cyborg dog who is part Rottweiler and part terminator. 

Rottweilers are used in movies as bad, vicious dogs due to their sturdy and bulky appearance. This reputation is wrongs because, in real life, a well-bred and trained Rottweiler is a very calm and caring animal. Just catch one playing ball in the park with their owners and family.

Celebs with Rottweilers

Everyone loves dogs, especially Rottweilers. Their kind, loving nature and protective attitude toward their masters. It’s no wonder then that Celebrities love them too. 

Let’s have a little look at some of the most famous people in the world and see how and what they get up to with their Rotties.

Bruno Mars

Being a musically genius and selling hit songs. Bruno also is a fan of the Rottweiler. He became a first-time dog owner is 2012 to an adopted black Rott.

Will Smith

The Rottweiler is the 3rd most popular dog in Philadelphia; it’s no wonder that Will Smith is known for owning a small heard of them. They own four Rottweilers. The couple enjoys the intense nature of this breed as well as their excellent endurance. As a local to Philly, he loves this breed along with his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. 

Tulisa Contostavlos

As one of the singers in ‘n dubz’ Tulisa Contostavlos has a love for Rottweilers. Alsoknown for her time on the Xfactor and taking her Rottweiler with her to the judge’s houses. 

Hayden Panettiere 

As an actress best known for her role in the hit television series ‘Heros’ and other major films. She also has a love for Rotties.

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams, a famous English singer and songwriter, was also a part of Take That during the 1990s. He is a well-known dog lover and has been known to own over eight dogs at one. Including a Rottweiler called Missy.

Leonardo DiCaprio 

Actor and superstar, this famous celeb has appeared in loads of well-known films. He also supports an animal activist group. He also has his own dog, a lovely Rottweiler called Baby.io.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is known for having a bit of a crazy side. But when it comes to her beloved Rottweiler named Happy, she couldn’t be softer. She adopted the canine at a local dog home after he was found wandering the streets.


The Rottweiler is one of them iconic breeds. Their not the most fragile of dogs and if not given lots of love and attention, mainly socializing around other dogs. Then they can be dangerous, but this is rare, and you will find most Rotts are harmless and lovable. 

It’s a breed that is loved by the public and celebrities alike, but given their durable nature their not for the faint-hearted as Rottweilers will sometimes try to dominate their owners when they are puppies to try and become the alpha.

So if you are in the market to get your own Rottweiler, remember to go to a good breeder, always ask to see the dogs parents and still love him and care for him. A dog is for life. 

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