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Dr. Dolittle: Tail To The Chief

When the President of the United States (Peter Coyote) has an animal emergency, who's he gonna call? The Dolittle family, of course! But will the good doctor's daughter Maya (Kyla Platt), who has inherited the talent of being able to converse with critters, be enough to save the first family from a pet-gone-berserk and the country from a national calamity? Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: A
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 85
Theater Release:
Video Release: 04 Mar 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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Maya’s family also save the day in the movies Dr. Dolittle and Dr. Dolittle 2 (both starring Eddy Murphy). Based on the same novel by Hugh Lofting is the 1967 version of Doctor Dolittle, where Rex Harrison plays the title character. Another veterinarian plays an important role in Garfield: The Movie.

Home Video Extra Features

Releasing directly to DVD, Dr. Dolittle: Tail To The Chief comes with the following menagerie of special features: Critter Casting Session, Working With Actors of a Different Breed, Goin’ Wild at Mountain View and Learning About Endangered Animals. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Surround 5.1 (English), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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