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Beethoven (1992)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family  |  3 April 1992 (USA)
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A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but its veterinarian secretly wants to kill him.

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The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St Bernard. Doctor Varnick, the local vet has a secret and horrible sideline, which requires lots of dogs for experiments. Beethoven is on the bad doctor's list. Written by Rob Hartill

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3 April 1992 (USA)  »

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Ein Hund namens Beethoven  »

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$57,114,049 (USA)
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Was largely filmed in the southern area of Pasadena, however at the beginning of the film, when Harvey and Vernon are chasing down the dogs, this was filmed on the back-lot at Universal. See more »

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Great movie
3 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

20 years after this movie came out and it can still surprise you. I first watched about two or three years ago and I very much liked it. What really surprised me is that even the bad guy, Dr. Varnick, made me laugh. This movie is funny and appropriate for children. It does contain some things that parents might consider inappropriate for children who are very little or who are sensitive. Some material might be frightening, but overall it's a nice movie. It will make you laugh, especially the dog-nappers.

The Saint Bernard became the center of attention of the whole family.At the beginning I thought that the family wouldn't accept the dog, but I kept my hopes up. I would recommend this movie to anyone in general.


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