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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. »


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

Doctor Dolittle is rated G:

Cast: Rex Harrison Anthony Newley
Studio: (pictures (c)1967 20th Century Fox)

Detailed Review

Because of the scarcity of movie going experience during my young life, the day I saw Doctor Dolittle in the theater left a lasting impression. I could not imagine anyone… 
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Why Is Doctor Dolittle Rated G?

Overall: B
Based on the classic stories of Hugh Lofting, Doctor Dolittle’s ability to talk… 
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