A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long-suppresses talent possessed as a child - the ability to communicate with animals- is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! Now every creature within squawking distance wants the good doctor's advice, unleashing an outrageous chain of events that turn his world upside down!
Featuring an all-star menagerie of voice talent (including Chris Rock, John Leguizamo, Norm MacDonald, Albert Brooks, Gary Shandling and Ellen DeGeneres), this wild and woolly free-for-all is your prescription for hilarious hijinks and "mischievous fun!" (The New York Times)
Cast & Crew
Murphy, who was upstaged by the talking animals in the original, brings bite as well as bark to the funnier sequel.
The non-human actors are nothing short of hilarious.
Like any good vaudeville routine, this one is getting better with practice.
Eddie Murphy goes animal crackers again -- and reminds us how truly funny he can be.
An innocuous -- and disarmingly unpretentious -- family film.
Uneven, but good-natured and occasionally very funny.
Offers benign Darwinian amusement for young animal lovers and parents in search of 90 minutes of air-conditioning.