Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts

2009 PG 1h 27m DVD

Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts

2009 PG 1h 27m DVD
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When "animal whisperer" Maya Dolittle helps out a movie star's pooch, she's tempted to give up her dream of becoming a veterinarian in exchange for hosting her own TV show. Now Maya's wisecracking mutt, Lucky, must remind her of her true calling.
Kyla Pratt, Tegan Moss, Brandon Jay McLaren, Jason Bryden, Judge Reinhold, Karen Holness, Sebastian Spence, Doron Bell
Alex Zamm
Widescreen 1.78:1
English, Spanish (Neutral)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1
PG - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give parental guidance. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
age 5+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 5+
age 5+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this straight-to-DVD film is entertaining and heartfelt family fare, reinforcing a healthy skepticism about celebrity and pushing education as a better long-term plan. The main character's dad is out of the picture on a research trip, but she has a solid relationship with her mom, and only gets in trouble when she ignores her instincts. A dog gets sick but recovers.

Sexual Content

One kiss between two college-aged characters.


A slimy Hollywood agent is chased by a menagerie of justice-seeking animals, to great comic effect.


Not applicable

Social Behavior

The main character learns lessons about the pitfalls of taking the easy way out and the false promises of celebrity. Another character learns to stand up for herself and her friends.


Shopping spree on Rodeo Drive features placement by Hermes, American Express, L'occitane, and Betsey Johnson, among other brands.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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