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Beethoven's 4th (2001)

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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.

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David Mickey Evans

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John Hughes (characters) (as Edmond Dantès), Amy Holden Jones (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judge Reinhold ... Richard Newton
Julia Sweeney ... Beth Newton
Joe Pichler Joe Pichler ... Brennan Newton
Michaela Gallo Michaela Gallo ... Sara Newton
Kaleigh Krish Kaleigh Krish ... Madison Sedgewick
Matt McCoy ... Reginald Sedgewick
Veanne Cox ... Martha Sedgewick
Mark Lindsay Chapman ... Johnnie Simmons
Nick Meaney Nick Meaney ... Nigel Bigalow
Natalie Marston ... Hayley (as Natalie Elizabeth Marston)
Jeff Coopwood ... Bill
Art LaFleur ... Sgt. Rutledge
June Lu June Lu ... Mrs. Florence Rutledge
Scott Evans Scott Evans ... Chiuchua Dancer
Patrick Bristow ... Guillermo
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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.

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Comedy | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beethoven 4 See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

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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The dog that puts people to sleep
19 February 2006 | by SandcoolerSee all my reviews

In this installment of the apparently endless "Beethoven"-series, Beethoven, the bad-behaving dog gets switched with another, well-behaving dog owned by some rich folks. Laughing already, kids? Now think, what hilarious consequences can this have?What's the first thing you thought about? Yep, it's in this movie. Now think of a second thing. Yep, totally in it. If you can think of a third thing, you're able to write a better screenplay, which means nothing. In the meantime, some bad guys try to do some thing of some sorts, probably get a job in a better movie, like "Home Alone 7" or "Kazaam", but the dog saves the day or whatever. Look at what Judge Reinhold is willing to do to pay his bills these days. Or better yet, don't. Lassie would turn around in his garden.


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