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While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home.

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While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home.

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Rated PG for some mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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3 October 2008 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,028,983 (UK) (16 January 2009)

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£3,291,523 (UK) (6 February 2009)
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Trivia

According to George Lopez, Papi, the chihuahua he voices in the movie, was one day away from being put down before he was rescued for the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Rachel is in the bathroom getting ready with her friends, she clearly has her shoes on. She sees Chloe and walks out of the room, still with her shoes on. In the next scene when she walks in the room to fix Chloe's food, she has no shoes on, and only goes to put them on after Chloe has put the dog food in them. See more »

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Manuel: I never had my teeth brushed before, it's
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Manuel: minty!
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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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I'm Too Sexy
Written by Richard Fairbrass, Fred Fairbrass, Rob Manzoli
Performed by Right Said Fred
Courtesy of Gut Reaction Ltd.
Under exclusive license to Virgin Records America
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
Courtesy of Gut Records Ltd
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Hey, it was A LOT better than I expected!
19 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alright, so tons of people are bashing this movie even though they didn't see it. I thought it would be dumb too... until my friend practically dragged me to see it with her. It sounds like this movie would be about chihuahuas in Beverly Hills and their luxurious lives and basically a 'Clueless' with doggies instead. And it is, for the first 10 minutes or so.

But then, it transitions into something completely different than where I thought it was going. I liked how it eventually talked about cultural identity and not forgetting where you're from, which was a good direction for the movie. With that, it was good how the human girl and the girl chihuahua both become less ignorant as the film progresses. And, come on, it was adorable how this was basically a chick flick with little doggies instead! It was pretty hilarious in some parts (George Lopez as Papi!) especially with some interesting song choices, lol. My only quibbles were the slight sappiness with the whole Disney has-to-have-a-moral dialogue and that Drew Barrymore's voice was annoying after a while as the lead chihuahua with her whining... Still, it was pretty great and it got the whole theater laughing at several points.

It's nice to have a movie that doesn't take itself that seriously once in a while :] So basically, go see this before you condemn it to a rating worse than "Gigli"'s!


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