This movie is cute and silly fun for the
younger kids, but didn't come together for me.
It has no new special effects that we haven't
already seen before, but does have some laugh-out-loud jokes.
(Not nearly as frequently as one would hope.)
The attempts at comedy are far too dependent
on bathroom humor, which go over most of the young kids' heads.
Special effects alone don't necessarily
make a good movie. It fell short of the mark for me.
With the exception of croc-hunter Steve
Irwin during the opening credits, there is hardly a laugh in
Dr. Dolittle 2--the first in a summer of talking animal
This movie has a hard time rising above
its gas-infested swamp of a script. And what is Eddie Murphy
doing in a PG film? Well, the Dr. do little!
Instead it's cute animals reciting incredibly
Oh, when the saints go marching
in. Oh, when the saints go marching in. Dear Lord, I want to
be in that number. When the saints go marching in.
Dr. Dolittle 2
is a nice, sweet little movie for children who believe that animals
are little people in fuzzy suits.
There are a few gas vapor jokes, but I
think that most kids up to the age of 9 will enjoy the cute talking