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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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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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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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DR.2  »

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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,037,039 (USA) (22 June 2001)

Gross:

$112,950,721 (USA) (9 November 2001)
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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 a couple years earlier. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Charisse: What am I supposed to do without my cell phone?
Dr. Dolittle: Here's some stamps. Learn how to write a letter or something.
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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 »

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Referenced in Cinemania (2002) See more »

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Written by Eric 'Donovan East' Johnson (as Eric Johnson), D. Christopher 'Dip Q' Jennings (as D. Christopher Jennings),
Ahmad Russell, Tiffany Palmer, Eric Jones and James Glasco
Performed by Deborah Cox
Produced by Eric 'Donovan East' Johnson and D. Christopher 'Dip Q' Jennings for Eristopher Entertainment/Furnace Music
Deborah Cox appears courtesy of J Records
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Absolutely nothing like the books, but a pleasant film and better than Murphy's other Doolittle film
10 June 2007 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I am pretty surprised at the low scores for this film, as I thought for a family comedy it achieved its goals quite well. Plus, I usually hate these sort of schmaltzy films, and so the fact that I liked it is a bit unusual and says something about it. I think the biggest reason was that they did NOT attempt to recreate the famous Doolittle novels or re-create the Rex Harrison film but boldly took the character in other directions in both Doolittle films. Plus, unlike Murphy's first Doolittle film, this one had a very nice infusion of humor--and I THOUGHT, incorrectly, that I would hate all the talking animal nonsense (just like I hated LOOK WHO'S TALKING). While this little film won't change your life, it's a decent film that won't insult your intelligence and will give you a few good laughs.

Also, while I have seen enough of "That's so Raven" because of my kids, Raven Simone did a lovely job in the film--proving she's not just a cute flash-in-the-pan child actress.


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