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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 | divorce | rescue | love | dog | See All (26) »

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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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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$53,354,166 (USA)
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Goofs

When Ryce is shown running from school, she is wearing a green short-sleeved shirt. But when she gets to her house to feed the puppies, she is shown wearing a green sleeveless shirt. 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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Written by John Stevens and Karl Stephenson
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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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