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Beethoven -- A slobbering St Bernard dog becomes the center of attention for a loving family but its vet secretly wants to kill him.

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Director:
Writers:
John Hughes (written by) and
Amy Holden Jones (written by)
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Release Date:
3 April 1992 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
He'll grow on you. See more »
Plot:
A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 4 nominations See more »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Grodin ... George Newton

Bonnie Hunt ... Alice Newton

Dean Jones ... Dr. Varnick

Nicholle Tom ... Ryce

Christopher Castile ... Ted

Sarah Rose Karr ... Emily

Oliver Platt ... Harvey

Stanley Tucci ... Vernon

David Duchovny ... Brad

Patricia Heaton ... Brie

Laurel Cronin ... Devonia Peet

O-Lan Jones ... Biker Woman

Nancy Fish ... Miss Grundel
Craig Pinkard ... Homeless Man
Robi Davidson ... Mark
Sherri Paysinger ... Reporter
Patrick LaBrecque ... Bully #1
Jacob Kenner ... Bully #2

Matthew Brooks ... Bully #3
Chris Little ... Newsreader

Lisa Paige Robinson ... Donna (as Lisa Gerber)

Cory Danziger ... Mark's Friend
Colleen O'Hara ... Young Woman
Nicolas Mize ... Young Man

Maxine Elliott Hicks ... Old Woman (as Maxine Elliot)
Stephanie Durrer ... Young Woman (as Stephanie Massman)

Cirroc Lofton ... Skateboarder #1
Chad Morton ... Skateboarder #2

Melora Walters ... Pet Shop Owner

Holly Wortell ... Nurse #2
Lorraine Marga ... Mother at Pet Store

Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Student #1
Andres McKenzie ... Student #2

Chris ... Beethoven
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cujo ... Beethoven (uncredited)

Richard Portnow ... Man with Gun in Briefcase (uncredited)

Directed by
Brian Levant 
 
Writing credits
John Hughes (written by) (as Edmond Dantès) and
Amy Holden Jones (written by)

Produced by
Michael C. Gross .... producer
Sheldon Kahn .... associate producer
Joe Medjuck .... producer
Ivan Reitman .... executive producer
Gordon A. Webb .... co-producer (as Gordon Webb)
 
Original Music by
Randy Edelman 
 
Cinematography by
Victor J. Kemper 
 
Film Editing by
William D. Gordean 
Sheldon Kahn 
 
Casting by
Steven Jacobs 
 
Production Design by
Alex Tavoularis 
 
Art Direction by
Charles William Breen  (as Charles Breen)
 
Set Decoration by
Gary Fettis 
 
Costume Design by
Gloria Gresham 
 
Makeup Department
Allen Payne .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Todd Corman .... second assistant director
Glenn Randall Jr. .... second unit director
Ira S. Rosenstein .... first assistant director: second unit
Tracy Rosenthal-Newsom .... first assistant director: second unit (as Tracy Rosenthal)
David Spitzer .... second second assistant director
Jerram A. Swartz .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Mychael Bates .... property master: second unit
David B. Brenner .... foreman
Mike Carrillo .... assistant property master
Donna Cline .... illustrator
Stan Cockerell .... assistant property master
Joe Elvington .... plasterer laborer
Mentor Huebner .... production illustrator
Eric A. Hulett .... buyer
Kurt V. Hulett .... co-lead man
Roger L. King .... property maker
Kacy Magedman .... art department coordinator
Francis J. Roix .... carpenter
Stan Tropp .... set designer
Christopher Woodworth .... paint supervisor
 
Sound Department
David W. Alstadter .... foley mixer
Christopher S. Aud .... sound editor
Gary C. Bourgeois .... re-recording mixer
Harry Cheney .... sound editor
John S. Coffey .... sound mixer: second unit
Adam Jenkins .... re-recording mixer
David Williams .... dialogue editor
William Jacobs .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John J. Downey .... special effects foreman
Peter Knowlton .... mechanical effects supervisor
Kevin Pike .... special effects consultant
 
Stunts
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts (as Greg J. Barnett)
Bobby Bass .... stunts
Janet Brady .... stunts (as Janet S. Brady)
Danny Epper .... stunts
Billy Hank Hooker .... stunts (as Hank Hooker)
Buddy Joe Hooker .... stunt coordinator
John Meier .... stunts
Larry Nicholas .... stunt driver
Ralph W. Odum .... stunts (as Ralph Odum)
Shawn Odum .... stunts
Bobby Porter .... stunt double
Chad Randall .... stunts (as Chad Robert Randall)
Pat Romano .... stunt rigger
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Audie Aragon .... best boy grip
Bruce McBroom .... still photographer
Paul Murphey .... video assist operator
Edward C. Peters .... grip
Brad Rea .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Pete Romano .... underwater photographer
Kurt E. Soderling .... assistant camera
Kurt E. Soderling .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Michael Chinich .... executive in charge of casting
Franklyn Warren .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexandria Forster .... costumer
Fran Murphy .... costumer
Phyllis Thurber-Moffit .... costume textile artist
 
Editorial Department
Margaret Liu .... apprentice editor
 
Location Management
Dow Griffith .... location scout
Peter J. Novak .... assistant location manager
Ira S. Rosenstein .... location manager
 
Music Department
Elton Ahi .... score engineer
François Blaignan .... scoring crew
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Scott Cochran .... scoring mixer
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
Robert Fernandez .... scoring mixer
Rolf Johnson .... assistant music editor
Guy Moon .... orchestrator
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
 
Transportation Department
Michael Chonos .... driver
Lyle Christensen .... shotmaker driver
Linda Cipperley .... transportation
Charles 'Aloha Boy' Reed .... driver
 
Other crew
Peter Abrahamson .... animatronics engineer
Peter Abrahamson .... animatronics puppeteer
Ellen Adolph .... production accountant
Jordan Chinich .... production assistant
Cathy Churchman .... animal trainer
Dominick J. Daniels .... actor liaison
Yvonne Goessling .... assistant: Ivan Reitman
Ryan Hintz .... post-production accountant
Kevin McDermott .... acting coach
Karl Lewis Miller .... animal trainer
Mike J. Regan .... dog suit performer
Mike J. Regan .... puppeteer
Mike J. Regan .... special dog effects
Carol Riggins .... animal trainer
Kate H.S. Swartz .... ice cream girl
Megan Valinote .... animal trainer
R. Ruddell Weatherwax .... assistant dog trainer
Daniel Wheatcroft .... studio executive
A.J. Workman .... animatronic dog mechanic fabricator and puppeteer
Melinda Eichberg .... animal trainer (uncredited)
Robin Lynn Heath .... voice actor (uncredited)
Jim McCarthy .... production accountant (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
87 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Despite Charles Grodin and Bonnie Hunt playing a married couple in this movie, Grodin is, in fact, twenty-six years older than Hunt in real-life.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:
Devonia Pest:[after Alice picks up the kids and heads to the car] She must have snuck out while I was watching Ted and Ryce. It was hot out, so I guess she wanted to take a little swim.
Alice Newton:[furiously sighs] And where were YOU while this was happening?
Devonia Pest:I was where I was supposed to be, inside watching the other two! If Emily stayed where I put her, none of this would ever happened!
[in a rude tone]
Devonia Pest:If you ask me, what these children need is a little discipline.
Alice Newton:What these children need is their mother.
[starts the car]
Alice Newton:You're fired.
[...]
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Soundtrack:
Roll Over BeethovenSee more »

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