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Beethoven's 2nd (1993)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Romance  |  17 December 1993 (USA)
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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 <>

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This time he's bringing the kids. See more »


Comedy | Family | Romance

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

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Release Date:

17 December 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beethoven 2  »

Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)


£5,029,293 (UK) (20 May 1994)

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1.85 : 1
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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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Just as good as the first!
3 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay I know a lot of people don't like this movie, but I don't see what is wrong with it. The Newmans this time decide to take a family vacation and of course bring Beethoven along. Although this time he has had puppies. The puppies mother is after them and tries to steal them. But the family sticks together to try and save the puppies.

If you enjoy the first one then you will love this one. It is the same great cast and family setting. It is a non stop laughing fest just like the first.

Most of the time sequels aren't as good, not in this case. There are some great scenes involving Beethoven and his puppies. Children of all ages will love this along with their parents!

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