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!
- Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
- Studio: 20th Century Fox, Joseph M. Singer Entertainment, Davis Entertainment
- Keyword: san francisco, california, based on novel or book, veterinarian, tiger, monkey, dog, talking to animals, woman director, father son relationship, father daughter relationship
- Cast: Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt, Peter Boyle, Richard Schiff, Kristen Wilson