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Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

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

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Maya Dolittle
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Eldon (as James L. Avery)
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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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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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The Doctor Is Back! See more »

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

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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

The two young bears at the end of the movie are Little Bart and Honey Bear, also owned by famed grizzly trainer Doug Seus, and the subject of two Animal Planet specials. The two bears, who were cubs at the time, were on the set at the time of filming and the director decided to add the final scene after seeing them. See more »

Goofs

Dr. Dolittle's tongue changes color in opening scene with stray dogs. See more »

Quotes

Steve Irwin (II): I am here with Dr. Dolittle, who can actually talk with animals. We're here about to capture this alligator right behind us, The trick to capturing this guy is to put your arms around his neck...
Alligator: Hey, Dolittle, What I'm doing is letting Steve think I don't hear him, when he comes for me, I'm gonna turn around and, Bob's your uncle, snap his arm off!
[Steve is still talking to camera]
Dr. Dolittle: Steve, I think he knows we're here.
Steve Irwin (II): Quiet, I don't wanna spoil the element of surprise, NOW!
[SNAP]
Steve Irwin (II): Crikey! Me arm!
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Connections

References Family Affair (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Two Steps
Written by Carsten Shack, Kenneth Karlin, Nate Butler, Harold Lilly and Jimmy Cozier
Courtesy of J Records
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Something of a Bear
31 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Long ago, I enjoyed the original "Dr. Dolittle," with Rex Harrison. Eddie Murphy made a remake some years ago, and his version wasn't so bad. Although his version was set in more modern times. For some reason, I can't see Dr. Dolittle outside of the Victorian Era. Yet, Eddie's new take on the man who can talk to animals spawned a sequel. I found Part 2 a bit better than Part 1. The funniest lines come from the animals. But still, this movie wasn't perfect. I think maybe the producers of the movie tried a little too hard, giving it an environmental theme. Eddie Murphy has been an enjoyable comic, but I think he deserved better than this. He doesn't need to be upstaged by flatulent and neurotic animals.


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