Overview

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie 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!

  1. Larry Levin

    Screenplay

  2. Nat Mauldin

    Screenplay

  3. Betty Thomas

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murphy

    Dr. John Dolittle

  2. Ossie Davis

    Ossie Davis

    Archer Dolittle

  3. Oliver Platt

    Oliver Platt

    Dr. Mark Weller

  4. Peter Boyle

    Peter Boyle

    Calloway

  5. Richard Schiff

    Richard Schiff

    Dr. Gene Reiss

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Doctor Dolittle
Doctor Dolittle

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 22, 1998
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

Budget $71,000,000.00

Revenue $294,456,605.00

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