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John Hughes (characters) and
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4 December 2001 (USA) See more »
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The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family. | Add synopsis »
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Director John Hughes dies at 59
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 6 August 2009, 11:00 AM, PDT)

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Beethoven meets The Prince and the Pauper in a mediocre sequel See more (13 total) »

Cast

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Judge Reinhold ... Richard Newton

Julia Sweeney ... Beth Newton
Joe Pichler ... Brennan Newton
Michaela Gallo ... Sara Newton
Kaleigh Krish ... Madison Sedgewick

Matt McCoy ... Reginald Sedgewick

Veanne Cox ... Martha Sedgewick
Mark Lindsay Chapman ... Johnnie Simmons
Nick Meaney ... Nigel Bigalow
Natalie Marston ... Hayley (as Natalie Elizabeth Marston)

Jeff Coopwood ... Bill

Art LaFleur ... Sgt. Rutledge
June Lu ... Mrs. Florence Rutledge
Scott Evans ... Chiuchua Dancer

Patrick Bristow ... Guillermo

J. Suzanne Rampe ... Guest #1 (as Suzanne Rampe)

Ellen Eastwood ... Guest #2

Christina Ma ... Guest #3

Joyce Brothers ... Herself (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)

Dorien Wilson ... Marlowe

David M. Evans ... Hammett
Arlan Jewell ... Hot Dog Vendor
Webb Millsaps ... Mailman

Randolph LeRoi ... Servant (as Randy Leroi)
Steve Christian ... Wanto (as Steven Christian)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Travis Rosario ... Child playing in park (uncredited)
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Directed by
David M. Evans  (as David Mickey Evans)
 
Writing credits
John Hughes (characters) (as Edmond Dantès) and
Amy Holden Jones (characters)

John Loy (written by)

Produced by
Kelli Konop .... producer
 
Original Music by
Philip Giffin 
 
Cinematography by
John B. Aronson (director of photography) (as John Aronson)
 
Film Editing by
David L. Bertman 
Carroll Timothy O'Meara  (as C. Timothy O'Meara)
 
Casting by
Donald Paul Pemrick 
 
Production Design by
Chester Kaczenski 
 
Costume Design by
Annie Dunn 
 
Makeup Department
Tracy Murphy .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
John Portnoy .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marco Black .... first assistant director
Gary J. Wayton .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Christopher Amy .... property master
Jennifer Ho .... art department coordinator
 
Sound Department
Gary Cunningham .... sound mixer
Victoria S. Cunningham .... boom operator
Gregg Frazier .... boom operator
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Carrie Lisonbee .... sound effects editor (as Carrie Tippets)
Michael Mullane .... sound editor
Johanna Turner .... sound effects editor
 
Stunts
Brian Avery .... stunts
Hugh Aodh O'Brien .... stunts (as Hugh A. O'Brien)
Monica Staggs .... stunt performer
Gary J. Wayton .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marsha Blackburn .... still photographer
Douglas Busby .... second assistant camera
Sean Patrick Crowell .... key grip
Franc Gabusi .... grip (as Frank Gabusi)
Sheila Greene .... set electrician
Geoffrey Haley .... Steadicam operator
Geoffrey Haley .... camera operator: "a" camera
Charles Hart .... grip and second unit key grip
John Lacy .... best boy electric
Christopher Lucchese .... grip
Bobby Powell .... gaffer
Andrew Towne .... electrician (as Andy Towne)
Justin G. Maguire .... camera production assistant (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Lisa S. Beasley .... extras casting
Dean E. Fronk .... casting
Greg Sacks .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
Mato .... color timer
 
Music Department
Philip Giffin .... conductor
Stu Goldberg .... composer: additional music
Christopher Klatman .... composer: additional music
 
Transportation Department
Guy Merrick .... transportation captain
Michael Merrick .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Scott Adams .... chef
Sharon C. Dietz .... production coordinator
Melinda Eichberg .... dog trainer
Jennifer Ho .... art set assistant
Jan McWilliams .... script supervisor
April Morley .... head animal trainer
Elizabeth Anne Stallone .... assistant to Judge Reinhold
Sharon B. Taksel .... production accountant
Justin Thaler .... production assistant: Hughes Entertainment
Tim Williams .... animal trainer
Amy Denning Winfrey .... payroll accountant
Oorala Yamada .... additional set production assistant
 

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93 min
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Sara Newton:What do you think Mom meant when she said there wasn't enough room for Beethoven?
Brennan Newton:I think she meant we might have to give him away.
[Sarah grimaces]
Brennan Newton:Oh come on, we can get something smaller... like a cow!
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Beethoven meets The Prince and the Pauper in a mediocre sequel, 10 October 2009
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

Beethoven's 4th did have one or two funny moments, but is a mediocre third sequel. I really liked the first movie, it was adorable, funny and fun to watch, the second film while a slight step down was entertaining and the third was merely mediocre. This, while not the worst sequel ever, Home Alone 4, NeverEnding Story 3 and Secret Of NIMH 2:Timmy To The Rescue all were bastardisations of their originals, was at best mediocre and just wasn't my cup of tea. Back to Beethoven's 4th, Beethoven himself is funny, as is his counterpart Michaelangelo, and the performances while nothing special were acceptable. And I liked the big house. However, as a sequel it is unmemorable, and falls into the trap of being predictable. The plot is basically a canine rehash of The Prince and the Pauper, and the reason why it doesn't work is because it has been done many times before; Disney with Mickey Mouse, numerous adaptations of the classic Mark Twain tale and the sequel Garfield 2: A Tale of Two Kitties(one of the few sequels out there that was better than the original). The script was poor, and the direction was plodding in places. All in all, don't expect the original, it is a substandard sequel, that could have been so much better. 3/10 for Beethoven and the actors. Bethany Cox

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