The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

Snoopy, Come Home

Snoopy, Come Home poster

Hispanic Heritage Month closes with a second film from Mexican-American director Bill Melendez, Snoopy, Come Home.

Snoopy receives a surprise letter from his former owner Lila asking him to keep her company while she is hospitalized. Much to the disappointment of Charlie Brown and friends, Snoopy decides to leave his home and stay with her. As Snoopy keeps Lila company at the hospital however, he begins to wonder if his real home been with Charlie all along.

A heartwarming story for Snoopy fans of all ages, Snoopy Come Home is among the best cinematic renderings of the sacred bond between canine and human.


“Most of the reasons we all loved the TV specials are well-served by the second film in the series.” — Paul Chambers, Movie Chambers

“Adventure-filled Peanuts journey has some sad moments.” — Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media

“After seeing Snoopy, Come Home, the second animated movie feature derived from the Charles M. Schulz comic strip, Peanuts, all we can say is, Snoopy for President and Woodstock for Veep!” — Howard Thompson, New York Times (context of this quote)

Snoopy, Come Home