An A-list animal voice cast is the most outstanding feature of this nonmusical remake of the turgid 1967 picture about a lovable eccentric who can communicate with animals. With two other physicians, old-fashioned Dr. Reiss (Richard Schiff) and
money-grubbing Dr. Weller (Oliver Platt), go-getter Dr. John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) runs a successful San Francisco practice treating human patients. He's entirely forgotten that as a child he talked to animals and they talked back; in fact, he doesn't seem to like animals much at all, and he's
not very nice to his wife (Kristen Wilson) and children (Kyla Pratt, Raven-Symone), either. Dolittle's yuppie life is thrown into c...