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Dr. Dolittle (1998)

Updated: Jun 22

PG-13 | 1hr 25min | 6/10 | #Fantasy #Comedy #Family

Parental Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested, Some material may not be suitable for children.)


 
 

STORYLINE:

In "Dr. Dolittle" (1998), Eddie Murphy stars as Dr. John Dolittle, a successful San Francisco doctor who leads a normal life until a car accident reawakens his ability to understand and communicate with animals. As word of his talent spreads, Dr. Dolittle's life becomes a whirlwind of animal clientele and unexpected adventures, challenging his career, family life, and sense of sanity.


STAFF REVIEW:

"Dr. Dolittle" brings a modern twist to the beloved story, with Eddie Murphy delivering a performance that balances humor and heart. The film cleverly uses special effects to bring the animal characters to life, creating a family-friendly comedy that explores themes of communication, understanding, and acceptance.


CREDITS:

Director: Betty Thomas

Written by: Nat Mauldin, Larry Levin

Starring:

- Eddie Murphy as Dr. John Dolittle

- Ossie Davis as Archer Dolittle

- Oliver Platt as Dr. Mark Weller

Produced by:

- John Davis

- David T. Friendly

- Joseph Singer

Production Company(s):

- Davis Entertainment

- Joseph M. Singer Entertainment

- Friendly Films

- Fox Family Films

Cinematography: Russell Boyd

Edited by: Peter Teschner

Music by: Richard Gibbs

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox

Release date: June 26, 1998

Run Time: 1hr 25min

Country: United States

Languages: English

Budget: $71.5 million

Box office: $294.4 million


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