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Beethoven's 2nd (1993)

Beethoven, the St. Bernard dog, becomes a father, but his girlfriend Missy is dognapped, 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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Comedy | Family | Romance

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

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,017,225, 19 December 1993, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$53,354,166

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$118,154,166
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Christopher Masterson had 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' scenes with another actor. See more »

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At the carnival, when Janie orders ice cream, she has her hair in a pony tail. When she walks away and the bully follows, her hair is down. See more »

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[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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Roll Over Beethoven
Written by Chuck Berry
Performed by Paul Shaffer
Featuring Will Lee, Sid McGinnis, and Anton Fig
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Beethoven Rolls Again
4 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

The entire Newton family of Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Christopher Castile, Nicolle Tom, and Sarah Rose Karr are back in their roles from the first Beethoven movie. That lovable slobbering St.Bernard is also back and he's now a family man.

In the first Beethoven movie the star has a leading lady who is a female of the same breed. But now Beethoven's beloved is the object of a custody battle between Debi Mazur and her ex-husband. Mazur doesn't really want the dog, she's just using her as leverage. Now Beethoven becomes a daddy when the female gives birth to four handsome young pups.

This of course is a bad situation, but the Newtons one and all take a hand and families human and canine are stronger than ever.

Debi Mazur does her best Cruela DeVille imitation in her performance and she's Cruela if Cruela came from Bensonhurst in Brooklyn. Her boyfriend Chris Penn is muscle head with his little gray cells few and far between. They deserve each other, but they're pretty funny too. Mazur looks like she's enjoying herself.

Best moment for me though is Nicolle Tom when young rich player Ashley Hamilton invites her up to his bedroom for a quick romp. Beethoven rescues her in a truly spectacular manner. Those St.Bernards are really strong animals.

Beethoven's 2nd even got some Oscar recognition in the Best Song category for The Day I Fall In Love.

Beethoven's 2nd may not have pleased the critics, but it's still fine family entertainment.


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