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Still shot from the movie: Doctor Dolittle.

Doctor Dolittle

This musical adaptation of Hugh Lofting's classic stories brings to life the world of Doctor John Dolittle (played by Rex Harrison), a 19th century English physician who throws away his family practice to pursue his true interest--veterinary medicine. With a little help from his pet parrot, the doctor is soon conversing with animals of every species. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 152
Theater Release: 19 Dec 1967
Video Release: 30 Oct 2000
MPAA Rating: G
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How We Determine Our Grades

Our children’s generation has been introduced to Eddie Murphy as the new (and more crude) Dr. Dolittle (1998) and Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

For a family-friendly film featuring a parrot that converses with people, see our review of Paulie

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