Beethoven Reviews

September 7, 2011
March 26, 2009
Rallies at the end to prevent chaperoning adults from feeling their time was completely wasted.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
Elevated from the doldrums of Digby-esque sentimentality by a surprisingly bouncy script, the film is also redeemed by regular interludes of acerbic dialogue and a brace of fine supporting performances.
May 20, 2003
Beethoven is no classic, but it's a sunny, energetic children's film with a good notion of what young audiences like.
January 1, 2000
If I were under the age of 14 and had not already seen all of those earlier animal movies, I might well have enjoyed Beethoven more. It's the kind of clever, innocuous family entertainment that's always in short supply.
January 1, 2000
A waggish tale of canine chicanery, an uproarious if impawsible symphony of drool, doggy fidelity and chewed shoes.
April 3, 1992