A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.

  1. Richard Fleischer


  2. Hugh Lofting


  3. Leslie Bricusse


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

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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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