|Treat yourself to a healthy dose of Eddie Murphy's untamed 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 Brroks, 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).|
"...mischievous fun! The New York Times
Editor's NoteA musical about an English doctor who becomes disillusioned with human beings and travels off to commune with the birds and the beasts. After learning 468 animal languages, he sets off to find the mythical Great Pink Sea Snail. Based on Hugh Lofting's stories from the 20's. Academy Award Nominations: 9, including Best Picture, Best Original Music Score. Academy Awards: Best Special Visual Effects, Best Song ("Talk to the Animals").
Cast & Crew
|Richard Fleischer - Director|