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Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

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



(Doctor Dolittle stories),
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lil' Zane ...
Eldon (as James L. Avery)
Victor Raider-Wexler ...
Logger / Nature Show Narrator
Animal Control Officer / Dog / Animal Groupie #3 / Forest Animal (voice) (as Ken Campbell)


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

22 June 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

DR.2  »

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Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$112,950,721 (USA) (9 November 2001)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


Grizzly bears have been extinct in California since the 1920s. See more »


Raccoon: I can bite. I have rabies, but I can only do so much.
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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 »


References Family Affair (1966) See more »


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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Pure fun!Eddie Murphy wins everyone over.
23 June 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you love eddie murphy, you will love this movie. Take it for what it is a very funny silly comedy. We laughed and laughed at the adult humor and the pure fun of it. To hell with the critics. If you want a good time for your money, go and see it. It is very very funny.

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