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Beethoven's 2nd (1993)

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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)  »

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Beethoven 2  »

Box Office

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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£5,029,293 (UK) (20 May 1994)
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Trivia

Christopher Masterson a small role in the film, however his older brother, Danny Masterson, had a leading role in the film. The two were not playing brothers in the movie, so neither one mentioned to anyone that they were related. When producers went to view the film they noticed the resemblance and re-shot all of Chris's scenes with another actor. See more »

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When George is rehearsing his speech and walks outside, a close-up is shown of the coffee cup he is holding. The coffee cup shown has a different design than the one in the other shots. 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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Written by Carole Bayer Sager, James Ingram, and Clif Magness
Performed by Dolly Parton and James Ingram
Produced by David Foster
Dolly Parton appears courtesy of Columbia
James Ingram appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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The last watchable "Beethoven" film...
12 February 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Watchable first sequel to the surprise hit stars Charles Grodin and Bonnie Hunt as the reprising Newton family, whose slobbering Saint Bernard--Beethoven--gets himself a female doggie to make love with and produce tiny little doggies with. Problem: Two evil dognappers are chasing after the puppies.

Why do they want them? Well, why did Cruella Devil want puppies? Because they're villains.

A very poor movie, but compared to "Beethoven's 3rd, 4th" and "5th" this looks like a masterpiece.

2.5/5 stars -- mediocre but watchable sequel.

  • John Ulmer



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