PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A physician who can talk to animals embarks on an adventure to find a legendary island with a young apprentice and a crew of strange pets.
When the movie rights went up for auction, several studios went to bid before Universal Pictures got the rights. Amongst them were Sony and Twentieth Century Fox, with the latter having previously produced three theatrical movies based on the Dr. Dolittle series.
Sit down, John.
Dr. John Dolittle: Don't embarrass me in front of my crew.
The plaque on Dr. Dolittle's gates invites people to "Inquire Within". In British English, the sign should say "Enquire Within".
The closing credits are set in a gallery of paintings/portraits of Dolittle and his crew.
$21,844,045 19 January 2020