Doctor Dolittle

Doctor Dolittle (1998)

He doesn't just talk to the animals!

  • Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 1998-06-26
  • User Rating: 5.6/10 from 2986 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 25min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Betty Thomas
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A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he 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 turns his world upside down!

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  • Eddie Murphy

    as Dr. John Dolittle
  • Ossie Davis

    as Archer Dolittle
  • Oliver Platt

    as Dr. Mark Weller
  • Peter Boyle

    as Calloway
  • Richard Schiff

    as Dr. Gene Reiss
  • Kristen Wilson

    as Lisa
  • Jeffrey Tambor

    as Dr. Fish
  • Kyla Pratt

    as Maya
  • Raven-Symoné

    as Charisse
  • Steven Gilborn

    as Dr. Litvack
  • Erik Dellums

    as Jeremy
  • June Christopher

    as Diane
  • Cherie Franklin

    as Mrs. Parkus
  • Norm Macdonald

    as Lucky (voice)
  • Chris Rock

    as Rodney (voice)
  • Albert Brooks

    as Tiger (voice)
  • Jenna Elfman

    as Owl (Voice)
  • Reni Santoni

    as Rat #1 (Voice)
  • John Leguizamo

    as Rat #2 (Voice)
  • Julie Kavner

    as Female Pigeon (voice)
  • Garry Shandling

    as Male Pigeon (voice)
  • Ellen DeGeneres

    as Prologue Dog (voice)
  • Paul Reubens

    as Raccoon (voice)
  • Eddie Frierson

    as Skunk (voice)
  • Phil Proctor

    as Drunk Monkey (Voice)
  • Gilbert Gottfried

    as Compulsive Dog (Voice)
  • Brian Doyle-Murray

    as Old Beagle (voice)
  • Douglas Shamburger

    as Pound Dog (voice)
  • Jeff Doucette

    as Possum (voice)
  • Archie Hahn

    as Heavy Woman's Dog (voice)
  • Tom Towles

    as German Shepherd (voice)
  • Royce D. Applegate

    as 'I Love You' Dog (voice)
  • Chad Einbinder

    as Bettleheim the Cat (voice)
  • Jonathan Lipnicki

    as Baby Tiger (voice)
  • Hamilton Camp

    as Pig (voice)
  • Kerrigan Mahan

    as Penguin (voice)
  • Mark Adair-Rios

    as Intern
  • Don Calfa

    as Patient at Hammersmith
  • Kellye Nakahara

    as Beagle Woman
  • Beth Grant

    as Woman
  • Yule Caise

    as Vet's Assistant
  • Charles Branklyn

    as Security Guard
  • Richard Penn

    as Mr. Galvin
  • Karl T. Wright

    as Reporter
  • Stan Sellers

    as Cop #1
  • Ming Lo

    as Cop #2
  • Paul Giamatti

    as Blaine (uncredited)
  • Benny Buettner

    as Circus Clown (uncredited)
  • Pruitt Taylor Vince

    as Patient at Hammersmith (uncredited)
  • Crystal the Monkey

    as Drunk Monkey (uncredited)
  • Kellan Patrick

    as Jumping Boy (uncredited)
  • Kay Yamamoto

    as Receptionist
  • Brian Kwan

    as Busboy
  • L. Peter Callender

    as Policeman
  • Arnold F. Turner

    as Animal Control Officer
  • Raymond Matthew Mason

    as 3-Year-Old John Dolittle
  • John Lafayette

    as Reverend
  • Phyllis Katz

    as Goat (voice)
  • Dari Gerard Smith

    as 5-Year-Old John Dolittle
  • Bebe Conrad

    as Circus Clown (uncredited)
  • Cliff McLaughlin

    as Mounted Policeman
  • James F. Dean

    as Orangutan (voice)
Camera Russell Boyd Director of Photography
Production Nancy Foy Casting
Writing Nat Mauldin Screenplay
Writing Larry Levin Screenplay
Directing Betty Thomas Director
Sound Richard Gibbs Original Music Composer
Production John Davis Producer
Editing Peter Teschner Editor
Art William A. Elliott Production Design
Production David T. Friendly Producer
Directing Shery Blanc Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Shontai Clark Makeup Artist
Production Cathy Mickel Gibson Production Supervisor
Production Vince Duque Trainee Production Coordinator
Directing Julie Herrin Second Assistant Director
Directing Ernie F. Orsatti Second Unit Director
Production Steph Lady Associate Producer
Directing Tamu Blackwell Second Second Assistant Director
Directing Mads Hansen Script Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Erma Kent Hairstylist
Directing Richard Graves First Assistant Director
Directing Kris Krengel First Assistant Director
Crew P. Todd Coe Post Production Supervisor
Directing Donald Sparks Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Ann Pala Makeup Artist
Directing Susan J. Hellmann Second Assistant Director
Directing Sarah Auerswald Script Supervisor
Production Sue Baden-Powell Executive Producer
Production Jenno Topping Executive Producer
Production Sue Baden-Powell Unit Production Manager
Directing Jon Farhat Second Unit Director
Writing Hugh Lofting Story
Production Joseph Singer Producer
Directing Marvel Wakefield Script Supervisor
Production Jeffrey Downer Unit Production Manager
Costume & Make-Up Fay Kelly Hairstylist
Art K.C. Fox Set Decoration
Art Greg Papalia Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Sharen Davis Costume Design
Directing Benita Brazier Script Supervisor
Sound Pilar McCurry Music Supervisor
Visual Effects Jon Farhat Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Ernie F. Orsatti Stunt Coordinator
Art James F. Claytor Sr. Set Designer
Art Gina B. Cranham Set Designer
Art Easton Michael Smith Set Designer
Sound David Kirschner Sound Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Riki Lin Sabusawa Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Toy Van Lierop Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Matthew W. Mungle Special Effects Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Anne Putnam Kolbe Visual Effects Producer
Sound Michael J. Benavente Supervising Sound Editor
Sound John A. Larsen Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Gary C. Bourgeois Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Gary Alexander Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Craig Berkey Sound Effects Editor
Sound Paul Apted Sound Effects Editor
Visual Effects Van Ling Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Casey Cannon Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Mark Brown Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Melissa Brockman Visual Effects Producer