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Beethoven (1992)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 3 April 1992 (USA)
A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen.

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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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$7,587,565 (USA) (5 April 1992)

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$57,114,049 (USA)
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Trivia

Eleanor Keaton, Buster Keaton's widow, trained the dog Beethoven for this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Alice looks out the window and sees Beethoven attacking the vet, There is no blood on Beethoven when she sees the attack. See more »

Quotes

George: I really don't like our dog.
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Referenced in California Dreams: Jake's Song (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 5 in C minor
: Allegro con brio
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven (uncredited)
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It's a dog's life
31 October 2003 | by (england) – See all my reviews

Beethoven was made in 1992, i thought that this movie was fantastic to watch. It gets you going when there is humour in the movie. This is rated U which is suitable for people all ages. I give this movie a fantastic score 10 out of 10 because it is such a great children's movie.


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