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Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life.

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Cast

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Maya Dolittle
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Eric
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Secretary
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Eldon (as James L. Avery)
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Eldon's Wife
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Eugene Wilson
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Joe Potter
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Logger / Nature Show Narrator
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Animal Control Officer / Dog / Animal Groupie #3 / Forest Animal (voice) (as Ken Campbell)
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Woman
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Storyline

Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creatures to save their forest. But with the aid of his mangy, madcap animal friends, Dr. Dolittle must teach Archie the ways of true romance in time to save his species and his home before their habit is gone. So John held a meeting for every animal in the forest to not give up without a fight no matter what kind of animal expression they have and everyone agrees to do it and save their home. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Dolittle Is Back See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and crude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,037,039, 24 June 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$112,952,899

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$176,104,344
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Trivia

Steve Zahn is the voice of Archie the Bear. He later costarred with Eddie Murphy in "Daddy Day Care." He previously appeared on "Friends" as the gay ice dancer ex-husband of Phoebe (played by Lisa Kudrow). Lisa Kudrow plays the voice of Archie the Bear's love interest Ava the Bear. See more »

Goofs

When Doctor Dolittle is visiting Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin's TV set in Australia, the animal is presented as an alligator (which it is) but there are only crocodiles in Australia. To add insult to injury, the alligator has an Australian accent. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Dolittle: [after Archie pushes him over the edge] You know what, Archie? Just take your ass back to the circus!
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Follows Doctor Dolittle (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Tameeka
Written by Steve Estiverne, Jarret Washington and Carlos McKinney
Performed by Mario with Fabolous
Produced by Steve Estiverne
Mario appears courtesy of J Records
Fabolous appears courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
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Really bad.
3 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Yes, it's full of jokes based on body fluids (both gaseous and liquid), but even those can be funny. Not here. This movie delivered almost no laughs.

The unfunny script offers no relief from the other irritations in "Dr. Doolittle 2": the obnoxious older daughter character and the preponderance of closeups. Seeing what appears to be the cast from "The Cosby Show" on screen so tight that the image cuts off just above the eyebrows and below the chin is not fun and not entertaining.

The script comes off like a sixth grade class's presentation on ecology. Disappointing.


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