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Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

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

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Eldon (as James L. Avery)
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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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Rated PG for language and crude humor | See all certifications »

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22 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,037,039 (USA) (24 June 2001)

Gross:

$112,952,899 (USA)
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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

Dr. Dolittle: You'll be the most famous bear in the world!
Archie: Bigger than Pooh?
Dr. Dolittle: If you get this right, everybody will be saying Winnie the Who!
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References When Animals Attack! (1996) See more »

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Written and Performed by Lionel Richie
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Something of a Bear
31 May 2002 | by (San Francisco, California) – 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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