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Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

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

Director:

Steve Carr

Writers:

Hugh Lofting (Doctor Dolittle stories), Larry Levin
3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Murphy ... Dr. John Dolittle
Kristen Wilson ... Lisa Dolittle
Raven-Symoné ... Charisse Dolittle
Kyla Pratt ... Maya Dolittle
Lil' Zane Lil' Zane ... Eric
Denise Dowse ... Secretary
James Avery ... Eldon (as James L. Avery)
Elayn J. Taylor ... Eldon's Wife
Andy Richter ... Eugene Wilson
Kevin Pollak ... Riley / Alligator
Victor Raider-Wexler ... Judge B. Duff
Jeffrey Jones ... Joe Potter
Mark Griffin ... Logger / Nature Show Narrator
Ken Hudson Campbell ... Animal Control Officer / Dog / Animal Groupie #3 / Forest Animal (voice) (as Ken Campbell)
Anne Stedman ... Woman
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

The Doctor Is Back! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Fox

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

DR2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Alpine Lake, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$112,952,899

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$176,104,344
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

For a variety of reasons, such as predator/prey situations or for scenes where the animal appears to be in a dangerous place, like a bear on a precarious log, the blue screen or split screen techniques are used. With the blue screen technique, animals are individually filmed against a blue background on a sound stage that may include a major prop element. During editing, this image is superimposed into the desired setting. Similarly, the animals, or animal and the animatronic double, or the animal and the human actor can be separately filmed in the same environment. During post-production, the two halves are seamlessly edited together to make it appear as if everyone was filmed together at the same time. This technique is called split screen. See more »

Goofs

When the beehive attacks, the voices are male. A hive is protected by workers, who are all female. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Dolittle: [Archie burps] Hey! Don't you dare throw up on me!
Archie: [Groaning] Ooh! That's not where it's gonna come out. Ooh!
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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 »

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Referenced in Les vilains (2016) See more »

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Eye of the Tiger
Written by Frankie Sullivan (as Frank Sullivan) and Jim Peterik
Produced by Guy Moon
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hard to say
30 July 2001 | by mm-39See all my reviews

If you like these kind of movies, then its funny. My wife loves these kinds of movie, and enjoyed this. Its amazing how well they can train bears, some of the stunts are incredible. The voice overs couldn't be done better. My opinion of the film is its cute, but not many surprises in this one. I laughed at this film, and comedy is the hardest thing to do, but I did not find this better the average comedy. Its funny, but not p**s your pants funny.


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