Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and singing sensations! Rex Harrison is unforgettable in this inspiring adaptation of Hugh Lofting's classic stories.Step into the English country home of the good doctor as he performs remarkable treatments on the wildest variety of patients you could imagine. Discover his secret cures and watch with wide-eyed excitement as he and his four-legged, fine-feathered friends charm their way into your heart!

  1. Hugh Lofting


  2. Leslie Bricusse


  3. Richard Fleischer


Top Billed Cast

  1. Rex Harrison

    Rex Harrison

    Dr. John Dolittle

  2. Samantha Eggar

    Samantha Eggar

    Emma Fairfax

  3. Richard Attenborough

    Richard Attenborough

    Albert Blossom

  4. Anthony Newley

    Anthony Newley

    Matthew Mugg

  5. Peter Bull

    Peter Bull

    General Bellowes

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Doctor Dolittle
Doctor Dolittle



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 19, 1967


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 32m

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $9,000,000.00

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