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Doctor Dolittle Reviews

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Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media

Animal-friendly, kid-friendly classic.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

January 2, 2011
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

One of the worst films to be ever nominated for the Best Picture Oscar and one of the weakest Hollywood musicals of the 1960s.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: D

March 15, 2009
Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine

Not even a decent performance from Richard Attenborough can save this disappointing production.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

May 12, 2008
Richard Luck
Film4

Doctor Dolittle might be a little woolly at times but it's impossible not to be impressed by Rex Harrison and his marvellous menagerie.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 12, 2008

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Will put the kids to sleep, but may kill you.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 12, 2008
Variety Staff
Variety
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Leslie Bricusse's adaptation retains the delightful aspects while taking considerable liberty with the plot. His music and lyrics, while containing no smash hits, are admirably suited to the scenario.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 12, 2008
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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It's so clumsy and pounding that taking a child to it might be grounds for a visit from family services.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 12, 2008
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Glossy, overlong, but still fun kids' musical with Rex Harrison in good form.

| Original Score: 3/5

August 14, 2007
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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[It] almost bankrupted the studio when audiences stayed away in droves. In retrospect, it's not hard to see why.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
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The music is not exceptional, the rendering of the songs lacks variety, and the pace, under Richard Fleischer's direction, is slow and without surprise. Indeed, toward the end it is perfunctory. Things happen mechanically.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

May 9, 2005
Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com

Click to read the article.

Full Review Source: StaciWilson.com

December 31, 2004
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

The lush sets and presentation are a big disconnect with the silly story, but that ultimately turns out to be part of the joy of the movie.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 17, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A major factor in the death of the film musical.

| Original Score: 2/5

January 16, 2003
Jon Lap
Apollo Guide

Unfortunately -- even as escapist fare -- it's a failure due to its lifeless, meandering plot, and characters.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 45/100

January 22, 2002
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

February 14, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

| Original Score: 2/5

March 9, 2004
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

| Original Score: 3/5

July 26, 2003
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 3/5

May 11, 2003
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 2/5

August 15, 2002
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