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Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)

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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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Chloe, a diamond-clad ultra-pampered Beverly Hills Chihuahua finds herself being "puppy-sit" by the niece, Rachel, of her owner when she leaves for Europe for one of her fashion shows. Rachel is enjoying her aunt's wealthy home but can't resist a weekend trip to Mexico with her friends. With Chloe in tote, Rachel's partying quickly disgusts Chloe and she decides she will go home herself. Chloe quickly gets lost in Mexico and thrown into a dog-fighting ring where she meets Delgado, an ex police K9 who is there and finds himself between his old enemy Diablo, the drug-lord's dog who ruined his career, and Chloe. After saving her and himself, Delgado agrees to help her get home and they begin their journey across Mexico for Beverly Hills. Meanwhile, Rachel has enlisted the help of her Aunt's gardener and Papi, the gardener's Chihuahua who's crazy about Chloe, to help find and save her. At the same time Diablo's master has learned of Chloe's identity and plans on dog-napping her for a big ... Written by JRemingtonW

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50% Warrior. 50% Lover. 100% Chihuahua. See more »


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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)

Opening Weekend:

$29,300,465 (USA) (3 October 2008)

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$94,497,271 (USA) (30 January 2009)
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This is the second time director Raja Gosnell and composer Nick Glennie-Smith worked together. Their first collaboration was Gosnell's directorial debut Home Alone 3 (1997) where Glennie-Smith wrote the score. However this time Glennie-Smith is only the orchestra conductor and not the composer. The composer this time is instead Heitor Pereira. See more »

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When Delgado push Chloe into the water, she gets wet on just one half of her body, then in the next scene she is all wet. See more »

Quotes

Chloe: I lost my bootie!
Delgado: Your *what*?
Chloe: My bootie!
[runs back for it]
Delgado: Leave it!
Chloe: Leave it?
Delgado: [Diablo closes in on her] Leave it!
[snatches Chloe up and runs]
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Crazy Credits

"The producers, Walt Disney Company and American Humane Association want every pet to have a loving and permanent home. If you are adopting a pet, be sure you are ready for a lifetime commitment and research your choice carefully." See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.133 (2009) See more »

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Written by Alessandro Alessandroni (as Aklessandro Alesasndroni)
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Very heartwarming film
13 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Upon seeing the rating on IMDb, I went into this movie thinking it was going to be terrible. However, it is a very entertaining film from start to finish...similar to the Benji movies from the 70s for those old enough to remember. Chloe, the main character, is a spoiled little chihuahua from Beverly Hills who ends up lost in Mexico and enlists the help of some canine friends in an effort to find her way home. She learns some good life lessons along the way. My kids and I were glued to the screen. Plenty of action, laughs, and occasional tears. Every child leaving the theater with us was singing the "Chihuahua" theme song and seemed to have loved it. I don't know what those who gave this a bad rating were expecting, but I give it a wholehearted thumbs up. 8/10


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