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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

Writers:

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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Genres:

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:

Color

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 The Jetsons (1962) See more »

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Typical Comedy Entertainment
12 January 2019 | by tabunoSee all my reviews

8 October 2016. There is nothing particularly great but at the same nothing particularly bad in this animal talking live action movie. The lead character seems to be a little on the dense side at times. The pacing of the movie seems to slow down too much in places. What's interesting is the performances and acting of the Presidential detail outside the immediate advisors that add to the authenticity of the movie which is usually loosely handled in other movies. One of the lead character's pets actions seems rather oddly portrayed in the movie. Overall this movie had a comprehendible storyline, an environmental focus, and decent if not superlative acting. There's even a Presidential lesson to be learned by young people who watch.


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