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Dolittle (2020)

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A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.

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Stephen Gaghan

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Stephen Gaghan (screenplay by), Dan Gregor (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Downey Jr. ... Dr. John Dolittle
Antonio Banderas ... King Rassouli
Michael Sheen ... Dr. Blair Müdfly
Jim Broadbent ... Lord Thomas Badgley
Jessie Buckley ... Queen Victoria
Harry Collett ... Tommy Stubbins
Emma Thompson ... Poly (voice)
Rami Malek ... Chee-Chee (voice)
John Cena ... Yoshi (voice)
Kumail Nanjiani ... Plimpton (voice)
Octavia Spencer ... Dab-Dab (voice)
Tom Holland ... Jip (voice)
Craig Robinson ... Kevin (voice)
Ralph Fiennes ... Barry (voice)
Selena Gomez ... Betsy (voice)
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Storyline

After his wife's death, Dr. Dolittle decided to hide from the world with his beloved animals. But he has to take a journey to a mysterious island to find a healing tree, which is the only medicine that can help to the dying Queen in Buckingham Palace.

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He's not just a people person.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some action, rude humor and brief language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,844,045, 19 January 2020

Gross USA:

$31,289,690

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,289,690
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Cena's 2nd voice acting performance in a theatrical film, after Ferdinand (2017). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Dolittle (2020) See more »

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Performed by Sia
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Doctor in the House
21 January 2020 | by cazabrakidsSee all my reviews

Critics were already chomping on their pens to ostracize this movie and singularly RDJ. Not playing Tony Stark/Iron Man. Let's just tear him up. Well....I'm no critic. I found Dolittle to be enjoyable,adventurous and entertaining. Big step out of the SUIT of ARMOR and into a raggedy-clothed character who talks to animals. But it's meant to be just that-ENJOYED. Not Oscar,Golden Globe or whatever other award there is.....just enjoyed and entertaining. No crime in that is there?


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