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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 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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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[first lines]
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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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Beethoven's 2nd is SWEET
31 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

Beethoven's 2nd is so cute, the puppies are adorable and the movie is funny. I think the first 2 are way better than the other sequels. It starts when Beethoven goes to the park and he finds a another Saint Bernard and her name is Missy. They soon have puppies and the kids follow Beethoven to see what he's up to and they find little Beethoven's, there all so sweet and they take them home and don't say nothing about it, for a while and the parents find out and the father says they can keep them until they can find homes for them, well I don't want to tell you the whole story so go out and see it, you will not be disappointed. If your a dog lover you'll love this movie.

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