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Beethoven the St. Bernard dog becomes a father, but his girlfriend Missy is dog-napped, and his puppies are in danger of the same fate.

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Beethoven becomes a father. But the puppies owner wants to use them and the mother in her divorce bargaining. But the Newton kids steal the puppies. Will they be allowed to keep them? And will they be able to rescue the puppies mother and re-unite her with her family? Written by Derek Picken <dpicken@email.msn.com>

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puppy | rescue | love | dog | 1990s | See more »

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The Newton Family is going to the dogs... See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Rated PG for mild language and unsuitable teen behavior | See all certifications »

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17 December 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beethoven 2  »

Box Office

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£5,029,293 (UK) (20 May 1994)
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Feature film debut of Danny Masterson. See more »

Goofs

When Ted is falls asleep while feeding the puppies, there is a spoon in the bowl. But when we see the bowl again, the spoon is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Emily: [gives Beethoven a piece of pork] Here, Beethoven.
Ted a.k.a. Shorty: [gives him a slightly bigger slice] Here, boy. Here's a special treat.
Alice Newton: [shows him a roasted chicken] Here, Beethoven. This is from all of us.
George Newton: Beethoven...
[holds up a giant steak]
George Newton: I want you to have this!
[George approaches to Beethoven]
Ryce Newton: Mom, we're out of toilet paper!
Alice Newton: Here!
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Referenced in Shameful Sequels: Beethoven's 3rd (2012) See more »

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Chains
Written by John Stevens and Karl Stephenson
Performed by His Boy Elroy
Courtesy of Epic/Immortal Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Good, but as the 1st one
17 June 2008 | by (Reykjavík, Iceland) – See all my reviews

This 1993 sequel to the St. Bernard hit finds big, fluffy Beethoven now at home with gruff-but-lovable dad Charles Grodin, supermom Bonnie Hunt, and their three kids. The story continues with Beethoven falling for a female St. Bernard and having a litter, unbeknown st to Grodin, while the new dog's owner (Debi Mazar) starts angling for benefits from this union. The larger dog pool certainly adds more cuteness and laughs to this follow-up, and Grodin and Hunt--consummate professionals--don't let sequel-its lower their energy or their wonderfully idiosyncratic way with dialog. Mazar brings her own edge to the proceedings, too, but in the end, the film's accent is still very much on a feel-good experience for everyone.


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