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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maya Dolittle
Lil' Zane ...
Eldon (as James L. Avery)
Eldon's Wife
Eugene Wilson
Joe Potter
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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The doctor is in again. See more »


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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 USA:

$25,037,039, 24 June 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?


Steve Carr: plays the voice of the Mastiff in the AA dog meeting with Dolittle. See more »


The deer speaks with a female voice, yet has antlers and is therefore a male. See more »


Archie: Uh-oh! Uh-oh!
Dr. Dolittle: Uh-oh, what? What's the problem?
Archie: Ice cream is acting up.
Dr. Dolittle: What ice cream?
Archie: I got depressed after Sonny and Ava, and I went on a bender. And by the second gallon, I realized I'm in love with Ava and this ice cream called "Cherry Garcia."
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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 When Animals Attack! (1996) See more »


Absolutely Not
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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Really bad.
3 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Yes, it's full of jokes based on body fluids (both gaseous and liquid), but even those can be funny. Not here. This movie delivered almost no laughs.

The unfunny script offers no relief from the other irritations in "Dr. Doolittle 2": the obnoxious older daughter character and the preponderance of closeups. Seeing what appears to be the cast from "The Cosby Show" on screen so tight that the image cuts off just above the eyebrows and below the chin is not fun and not entertaining.

The script comes off like a sixth grade class's presentation on ecology. Disappointing.

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