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Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

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

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Eldon (as James L. Avery)
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Joe Potter
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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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Dolittle Is Back See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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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

When Mr. Potter (played by Jeffrey Jones) calls the operator and asks for the number for Dr. Dolittle, he says "Not Stuart Little, Dolittle." Ironically, Jeffrey Jones played Uncle Crenshaw in Stuart Little two years earlier. See more »

Goofs

John calls an opossum a rodent. It is a marsupial. See more »

Quotes

Archie: [Archie gets hit with a tranq dart] What the - nap!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie, besides the music, some of the animals have some small extra parts during the credits. See more »

Connections

References The Yogi Bear Show (1961) See more »

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Born To Be Wild
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Produced by Guy Moon
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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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