Eddie Murphy returns as the doctor who can talk to the
animals. This time Dr. Dolittle tries to save the animals from the doings of an evil
clear-cutting magnate. Also with Kristen Wilson, Jeffrey Jones, Kevin Pollak, Steve Irwin,
Lisa Kudrow, Norm Macdonald, Kyla Pratt, Raven-Symone, Molly Shannon, Adam Vernier, Steve
Zahn and Lil' Zane. [1:21]
SEX/NUDITY 3 - A man and a woman kiss a couple of times; one time they
nearly kiss while dancing and talking romantically, and a young man and woman nearly kiss,
but the young man ends up kissing a monkey instead. A young woman wears tight fitting,
figure revealing clothes and dances suggestively in front of a mirror. Some sexual
innuendo, including animals "cleaning" their private parts, being in heat, and
two turtles with an infertility problem. A man talks suggestively about a gift he brought
his wife from France, there are discussions about helping bears mate, animals flirt with
each other, an animal refers to being a virgin, and some non-profane anatomical
VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A crocodile talks about taking a man's arm off and we hear
a crunch and a burp. A man pokes a bear several times and a bear shoves a man who falls
into a pile of excrement. A bear falls down basement stairs and falls from a tree. A bear
walks out onto a log, which hangs over a cliff, and it nearly breaks. Bees swarm a few men
and a bear, birds target and drop droppings on two men, wolves surround and snarl at two
men, a man is pelted with eggs, rats swarm a man's office and he tries to stomp on them,
and a bear growls loudly at a man. A bear is shot with a tranquilizer dart. Two mice are
dropped from a window into a dumpster, and a man threatens to throw a possum off a roof.
Two men yell at each other over the phone. A bear nearly drowns while learning how to
catch fish. A wolf snarls at a dog several times. A bear has noisy and smelly indigestion,
a dog marks forest trees repeatedly, a wolf marks a dog and a raccoon urinates on a desk.
PROFANITY 3 - 9 mild profanities, some anatomical terms, and some religious
exclamations. [profanity glossary]
DISCUSSION TOPICS - Being differently gifted, being 16, humans encroaching
on wildlife, clear cutting, speciesism, misrepresentations of Darwin's "survival of
the fittest," love, hope.
MESSAGE - Everybody needs a family. Don't give up without a fight.