PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen.
Whether it was intended or not, the first names of the parents in this movie and its sequel are the same as the first names of the Winfield parents in a couple of Doris Day movies.
Let us take you out to dinner. Are there any good restaurants in this burg?
George Newton: Ah, restaurants, uh...
Alice Newton: Why don't you just come over to our house, we can barbecue.
George Newton: Come to our house, we'll barbecue.
Brie: Barbecue? Let's live dangerously.
George Newton: Well, our food may not be ...
In the scene after Beethoven "attacks" the vet, Dad goes into the backyard and gets Beethoven to take him to the vet's office, the dog's neck and snout are mysteriously clean even though only moments earlier they were smeared with fake blood.
As the end credits finish, a short scene plays of Beethoven standing on a rock, silhouetted against a sunset. He barks as the credits end.
$7,587,565 5 April 1992