Reviews

Sep 15, 2021
It's honestly not that bad of a movie. I think... if this movie had come out prior to Iron Man then we may have been a little bit more forgiving and more willing to go along for the ride.
Jun 25, 2021
The entire movie is incredibly uneven and discombobulated.
Apr 1, 2021
The VFX team do an impeccable job bringing the animals to life; however, the film's lowbrow sense of humour reduces the elegance of the visuals.
Feb 28, 2021
Dolittle suffers, a bit, from having so many characters, so many moving parts.
Feb 17, 2021
Dolittle barely pays attention to its story, and its three villains scream their characters' bad intentions well before they are actually revealed.
Jan 30, 2021
Downey brings a sense of bemused confusion, topped with a mealy-mouthed Billy Connolly impression that changes from scene to scene. It's a pantomime performance that makes the best of his finely tuned comic timing but feels sloppy and needlessly mannered.
Jan 28, 2021
The story is silly and hyperbolic. The performances are manic, at times ... But Dolittle is sure to charm a new generation of kids willing to take a journey into a magical world of talking animals and their one-of-a-kind hero.
Jan 15, 2021
The story is barely comprehensible, clearly patched together after extensive reshoots, and the final result is a bloated, expensive mess.
Nov 27, 2020
The film lacks energy and proves to be nothing more than a collection of questionable narrative and acting choice that results in a movie that's a laughable bore
Nov 17, 2020
Dolittle isn't even good-bad. It's just bad-bad.
Oct 19, 2020
Much of Dolittle is dull and makes little narrative sense and judging by the reactions of the kids in my theatre, at times a tad too dark and kind of boring.
Aug 16, 2020
There are problems all over the shop here, with almost every story turn truncated and rushed as if the narrative has been repeatedly chopped, reshaped and tangled.
Jul 21, 2020
A spectacularly ugly exercise in focus-groupthink that tries to please everyone, and thus inevitably pleases no one.
Jul 18, 2020
His beloved Tony Stark sarcasm is nowhere to be found, nor is it replaced by a Robin Williams zaniness or a Gene Wilder twinkle in the eye. Instead, he collects a paycheck like a disinterested Johnny Depp, mumbling in a weird accent that's hard to hear.
Jul 13, 2020
Dolittle isn't a terrible film. It's just a terribly generic film in an era when we've been bombarded with kids-oriented movies that have talking animals.
Jul 8, 2020
How does one find inspiration to review a movie that lacks ambition to be anything more than just "okay?"
Jul 5, 2020
Often hard to understand and easy to laugh at, Downey Jr.'s Dolittle interpretation doesn't just fail to lift up a poor film; he helps it sink instead.
Jun 27, 2020
What should have been a magical and epic adventure ends up shipwrecked by a rushed script and flat comedy with an over-reliance on fart jokes and anachronistic dialogue.
May 4, 2020
Dolittle announces itself as an adventure comedy, yet the adventure is nascent and the comedy is tedious.
Apr 15, 2020
Dolittle is slow, predictable, and RDJ is extremely hard to understand. But kids will love the potty humor and talking animals, so there is that.