Dr. Dolittle - 1998 (PG-13)


Year of Release: 1998
Rated: PG-13
Director: Betty Thomas
Approx. Running Time: 85 minutes
Format(s): DVD
My Rating: 3 stars (Out of 5)

From Back Cover:

"Wildly Entertaining"!"

Treat yourself to a healthy dose of Eddie Murphy's animal magnetism in the smash hit comedy that'll make you "roar, howl and hoot with laughter!" (NBC-TV) A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long-suppressed talent he possessed as a child - the ability to communicate with animals - is suddenly reawakened... with a vengeance! Now every creature within squawking distance wants the good doctor's advice, unleashing an outrageous chain of events that turns his world upside down! Featuring an all-star menagerie of voice talent (including Chris Rock, John Leguizamo, Norm MacDonald, Albert Brooks, Garry Shandling and Ellen Degeneres), this wild and woolly free-for-all is your prescription for hilarious hijinks and "mischievous fun!" (THE NEW YORK TIMES)

My Comments:

I'm not normally a fan of Eddie Murphy (at least not of his live-action work) but this is actually a very funny movie and is appropriate for the whole family. For the record, the PG-13 rating (which I think is ridiculous) is for crude humor and some mildly obscene language - mostly consisting of fart/anal humor.

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Rated PG-13 (MPAA)
3 Stars
1998 (Year Of Release)
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