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Dolittle


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RATED PG

102 minutes


Robert Downey Jr. electrifies one of literature’s most enduring characters in a vivid reimagining of the classic tale of the man who could talk to animals: Dolittle. After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle (Downey), famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen (Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose) falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures. The doctor is joined on his quest by a young, self-appointed apprentice (Dunkirk’s Harry Collett) and a raucous coterie of animal friends, including an anxious gorilla (Oscar winner Rami Malek), an enthusiastic but bird-brained duck (Oscar winner Octavia Spencer), a bickering duo of a cynical ostrich (The Big Sick’s Kumail Nanjiani) and an upbeat polar bear (John Cena, Bumblebee) and a headstrong parrot (Oscar winner Emma Thompson), who serves as Dolittle’s most trusted advisor and confidante.



REVIEW:
I knew right from the beginning that this was going to be a great film. It totally was too!
This is one that the whole family, no matter the age, will be rapt throughout.
All of the animals, each having their own sense of character and attitude, were so freaking adorable! Trying to decipher which actor was playing the role was fun for us adults.
The hubby said it's a family-friendly, fun and magical adventure!
It was exactly what you would expect from a Dolittle character film, and they couldn't have got a better actor to play the part! Robert Downey Jr. literally made the role come to life!
This is a new favorite in this house!


4.5/5




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  1. I totally agree with your review! This was such a wonderful movie!

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  2. it looks like a great way for this time. glad you enjoyed it so much
    sherry @ fundinmental

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