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Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)

PG | | Comedy, Family | Video 4 March 2008
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Maya Dolittle, who can talk to animals like her father, is placed on special assignment by the President of the United States of America.

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Craig Shapiro

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Matt Lieberman, Hugh Lofting (based upon the "Dr. Dolittle" stories by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyla Pratt ... Maya Dolittle
Peter Coyote ... President Sterling
Malcolm Stewart ... Chief Dorian
Niall Matter ... Cole Fletcher
Elise Gatien ... Courtney Sterling
Karen Holness ... Lisa Dolittle
Christine Chatelain ... Selma
Kwesi Ameyaw ... Prince Tharoor
Stephanie Belding ... Doris Park-Weaver
Christopher Gaze Christopher Gaze ... Academic #1
Andrew McIlroy Andrew McIlroy ... Academic #2
Kirsten Kilburn Kirsten Kilburn ... Co-Ed
Adam Thomas ... Frat Boy
Jason Griffith ... Guard (as Jase-Anthony Griffith)
Alex Kliner Alex Kliner ... Janitor
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Maya Dolittle, who can talk to animals like her father, is placed on special assignment by the President of the United States of America.

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Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild language and some rude behavior | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dr Dolittle First Dog See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Eddie Murphy was considered to have a cameo in this film, but never went ahead See more »

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References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

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You just can't sink this low
11 June 2008 | by freakfire-1See all my reviews

To call this movie lackluster gives the word a bad name. To call it good is an insult to movie goers everywhere. But to call this movie a waste of time is a good starting point.

Somehow, a Dr Dolittle 4 has been made and this time no Eddie Murphy. You probably couldn't pay him to even watch this movie. He probably would rather pick up a transvestite along the side of the road again instead of watch it. Yes it was that bad.

The movie is basically the young Dolittle entering college and only gaining 'temporary admission' and having to show some activity to gain full admission. While that is hogwash, it gets better. PUSA (the President) is inviting over a fake leader of a fake African nation to sign a fake treaty. Yes, some evil logging company wants to destroy the rain forest because thats all they want to do.

Dolittle saves the day with her animal pals. And evil logging is stopped. Everybody get real excited! I really thought this movie should have been cut in funding to see how ingenious they would have to get with real animals. Instead, its not even entertaining. "F"


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