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Dolittle General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. A PG film should not unsettle a child aged around eight or older. Unaccompanied children of any age may watch, but parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger, or more sensitive, children.

BBFC


2020
 101 minutes (1 hours 41 minutes)
UK release date Released: 7th February 2020  |  BBFC Age Rating:  PG
US release date Released: 17th January 2020  |  MPAA Age Rating:  Dolittle PG age rating 
Dolittle

Directed by

Stephen Gaghan

Starring

Actor
Character
Dr. John Dolittle
King Rassouli
Dr. Blair Mudfly
Lord Thomas Badgley
Jessie Buckley
Queen Victoria
Harry Collett
Tommy Stubbins
Chee-Chee
Kumail Nanjiani
Plimpton
Octavia Spencer
Dab-Dab
Craig Robinson
Kevin
Marion Cotillard
Tutu
Kasia Smutniak
Lily Dolittle
Carmel Laniado
Lady Rose
Frances de la Tour
Dragon
Jason Mantzoukas
James the Dragonfly
Ralph Ineson
Arnall Stubbins
Joanna Page
Bethan Stubbins
Sonny Ashbourne Serkis
Amall Stubbins Jr.
Oliver Chris
Sir Gareth
Clive Francis
Archbishop
Paul Holowaty
Navy Man
Elliot Barnes-Worrell
Captain William Derrick
Mark Umbers
Lieutenant
David Sheinkopf
Don Carpenterino
Sid Sagar
Jeff the Prisoner
Martin Pemberton
Postman
Tim Treloar
Humphrey the Whale
Jim Carretta
Beard Mouse and Leona
Nick A Fisher
Mini the Sugar Glider
Matt King
Clyde
Ranjani Brow
Mouse
Kelly Stables
Mouse
Scott Menville
Army Ant
Gia Davis
Baby Animal
Henry Holcomb
Baby Animal
Kyrie Mcalpin
Baby Animal
Isley Zamora
Baby Animal
Stewart Scudamore
Pirate
Samson Kayo
Pirate
John-Luke Roberts
Pirate / Animal Performer
Joseph Balderrama
Prisoner
Daniel Hoffmann-Gill
Prisoner
Jane Leaney
Animal Performer
Josh Jefferies
On set Chee-Chee / Animal Performer
Shaun McKee
On Set Yoshi / Animal Performer
Richard Soames
Animal Performer
Charlie Bentley
British Soldier
Chris Brazier
Pirate Messenger
Clive Brunt
Peeler 3
Tahir Burhan
Pirate
David Claudio
Clumsy Guard
Bern Collaco
Britannia Guard / Crew
Tonya Cornelisse
The Island Milkmaid
David Cradduck
Beefeater
Nick Donald
Palace Guard
Michael Hennessy
Palace Staff
Michael Herne
Rassouli Guard
Zak Holland
Palace Guard
Nasir Jama
Prisoner
Tarik Mesfun
Prisoner
Andrew G. Ogleby
Queen's Valet
Mark Oldridge
Artist
T. Mark Owens
Bridge Worker
Rico Pass
Naughty Boy Roaming the Market
Richard Price
Palace Gaurd
Shane Rawlings
Palace Guard
Cailan Robinson
Soldier
Stephen Samson
Palace Guard
Neil Alexander Smith
Rassouli Guard
Clem So
Pirate
Frank Todaro
Creature Sounds
Joshua Tomkins
Bridge Worker
Jay Vaisey
Captain of the Palace Guard
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22nd April 2020
'Dolittle' is certainly not one of the best movies of 2020. It lacks all the essential ingredients for a blockbuster.
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This weeks box office

Dolittle is number 32 on the UK box office this week.

Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£15,945,080
377
Dolittle
378

US total gross
$77,047,065
950
Dolittle

Global total gross
$245,922,024
610
Dolittle
UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: PG
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 7

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
£5,085,520
£5,085,520
3
£2,135,951
£8,197,463
2
£2,032,270
£14,066,921
5
£837,444
£15,187,431
8
£362,693
£15,692,992
11
£147,740
£15,880,947
12
£14,375
£15,930,410
Other Box Office History
3 July 2020
£310
10 July 2020
£335
17 July 2020
£2,770
24 July 2020
£3,004
31 July 2020
£1,132
7 August 2020
£1,555
14 August 2020
£1,785
21 August 2020
£1,000
4 September 2020
£5,962
11 September 2020
£1,050
Box Office Gross Flow
£
5.1M
2.1M
2M
837.4K
362.7K
147.7K

7th Feb
2020

14th Feb
2020

21st Feb
2020

28th Feb
2020

6th Mar
2020

13th Mar
2020

As the world starts to open its cinemas as the slowly starts to return to some kind of normal even during the COVID-19 pandemic, South Korea among a few other countries report film taking over a million at the box office.

Leading the way this week is South Korea as their new movie Deliver Us From Evil tops the chart with the Chinese release of 1917 taking the film to number 2 as a re-entry.

Here is a rundown of this week top 5 film worldwide 7th - 9th August 2020.

Deliver Us From Evil

This murder mystery from Thailand hots the top on its debut release in its native country with a weekend gross of $13.4 Million.

The movie is directed by Won-Chan Hong and stars Jung-min Hwang and Jung-jae Lee.

1917

1917

After a delayed release in China Sam Mendes World War drama re-enters the global box office at number 2 with $5.6 Million.

THis puts the movies total gross worldwide at $379.4 Million since its release in December of 2019.

Intersteller

With the delay in the release of tenet one of Christopher Nolans previous films gets a re-release and this weeks sits at number 3 with $4.2 Million, the film has taken $699.5 Million since its 2014 release.

Dolittle

The Robert Downey Jr. movie took the top slot over the last coupe of week and this week slips to number 4 with a gross of $2 Millon pushing the films total to $184.4 Million.

Sheep Without A Shepherd

Making a re-entry this week is the Sam Quah directed movies which is at 5 this week with a $2 Million gross taking its total global gross to $5.5 Million.

With cinemas still closed across the UK the home video market is still doing well and this week Birds Of Prey re-enters the chart at the top after getting the traditional Blu-Ray and digital to own release.

Here is a rundown of the top 5 movie you can view at home.

Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn)

Starring Margot Robbie the DC supervillain movie re-enters the video chart at the top after its initial release earlier in the year.

The movie as hit at the box office back in February of 2020 where it made nearly £9 Million.

Dolittle

Despite being panned by critics the Robert Downey Jr. movie has turned into a bit of a hit at the box office and now on home video.

The movie goes back up to number 3 this week on its third week of release.

1917

The top grossing movie of 2020 so far falls to number 3 this week on its seventh week of release.

The Personal History Of David Copperfield

The Personal History Of David Copperfield

Another film which had a "home box office" release earlier in the year and now goes back up the chart on its blu-ray and digital to own release.

The Dev Patel starring movie is at number 4 this week.

Sonic The Hedgehog

The speedy blue hedgehog falls from the top to number 5 this week on its 11th week of release.

Here is the top 10 home video releases this week

  1. Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn)
  2. Dolittle
  3. 1917
  4. The Personal History Of David Copperfield
  5. Sonic The Hedgehog
  6. Bad Boys For Life
  7. Onward
  8. Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker
  9. The Call Of The Wild
  10. Jumanji: The Next Level

Sonic The Hedgehog gets a physical and digital to own release and tops the home entertainment charts taking a massive leap in the process, top new film is Emma at number 17!

Here is a rundown of the top 5 home entertainment charts this week.

Sonic The Hedgehog

The speedy blue hedgehog tops the home entertainment chart making a leap from number 37 on its 10th week of release, it is available to own this week.

Despite the original controversy when the original trailer was release the film was a big box office hit in mid February when it was release, it hit the top on its debut with £4 Million.

The movie then spent 5 weeks on the box office before cinemas closed and took £18 Million during that time.

1917

Sam Mendes World War movie is bouncing around the home entertainment charts and this week goes back to number 2 on its 6th week.

Dolittle

Falling from its debut position at the top last week the Robert Downey Jr. movie falls to number 3 on its second week of release.

Onward

Pixar movies have always done well on the home entertainment front and their latest is no exception, it falls to number 4 this week, its 6th week of release.

Bloodshot

The Vin Diesel starring movie also goes from early access to physical and digital owned this week and makes a leap from 28 to number 5 in the process on its 5th weekend of release.

Emma

Emma

The top new movie of the week is at number 17, the Jane Austen novel adaptation hit movie theatres mid February taking £7 Million over 5 weeks of release.

Here is the top 10 home entertainment chart 17th - 23rd June 2020.

  1. Sonic The Hedgehog
  2. 1917
  3. Dolittle
  4. Onward
  5. Bloodshot
  6. bad Boys For Life
  7. Jumanji: The Next Level
  8. Little Women
  9. Frozen II
  10. Cats

As movie theatres remain closed the home video and streaming charts remain the only was to consume movies and this week Bad Boys For Life falls hard from the top as Dolittle makes its debut on pole position.

Here is a deeper look at the top 5 movies on home entertainment this week.

Dolittle

The Robert Downey Jr. starring vehicle was met with a lot of criticism on release in early February but the movie turned into a sizeable hit at the Uk box office landing at number 1 on its debut with £5 Million.

It did fall to number 3 on its second weekend but during half-term it rebounded to number 2 and became a box office hit taking £15.8 Million over 6 weeks and only stopped its run because of the cinema closures.

Onward

Pixars latest hit may have had a shortened run but it is doing well in the home and this weeks rebounds back to number 2 on its 5th week.

1917

The smash hit war movie which is the biggest box office film of the year so far falls to number 3 on its 5th weekend of release.

Parasite

Parasite

The Oscar winning movie from director Bong Joon Ho became the highest grossing foreign language film in the UK during its 7 week box office run.

The film was released early February in the UK and landed at number 4 on the box office with £1.4 Million on its way to £12 Million.

Bad Boys For Life

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence fall to number 5 this week from the top spot on their 4th week of release.

Here is the full top 10 home entertainment chart this week.

  1. Dolittle
  2. Onward
  3. 1917
  4. Parasite
  5. Bad Boys For Life
  6. Cats
  7. Little Women
  8. Frozen II
  9. Underwater
  10. Jumanji: The Next Level

With the first quarter of the year over and most of the cinemas closed across the US it a good time to pause for a moment and take a look at the top film during the first 3 months of 2020.

Bad Boys For Life

Twenty five years after the first teaming of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence first hit cinemas the third film in the buddy cop movie beats all expectations.

The movie was a mega smash at US box office with a total gross of $204 Million, and it was still at cinemas before the close down.

1917

The movie was the hot tip to sweep the Oscars this year before everyone decided Parasite was the better film, but it didn't hurt Sam Mandes War Drama at the box office.

The movie was still a hit and pulled in a very good $158 Million at the US box office.

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Despite getting a very mixed reaction from the Star Wars hard core, the much hailed end of the saga movie still pulled in the audiences with over $500 Million in the US box office in total.

In 2020 the movie took and impressive $153 Million.

Sonic The Hedgehog

Despite the early signs suggest this would be a flop the redesign of the main character Sonic pushed it to a $145 Million US gross.

Jumanji: The Next Level

Dwayne Johnsons sequel to the smash hit Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle didn't quite hit the same note but it was still a smash hit taking $141 Million in 2020, it has taken $316 Million in total.

Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn)

Warner Bros. were maybe expecting a bit more from the Harley Quinn movie but it still managed a quite respectable $84 Million, no flop but no smash hit.

Little Women

Greta Gerwig's adaptation of the classic novel was praised by critics and audiences alike and took $78 Million in the first quarter of 2020 in the US, it has taken $108 Million in total.

Dolittle

This Robert Downey Jr. vehicle was never going to reach the heights of anything with Iron Man in but the film still did better than expected considering the bad reviews, it took $77 Million.

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Just creeping in before the American coronavirus shutdown the Universal monster movie took a very respectable $64 Million, its box office run was cut short and the movie is now available on streaming services.

The Call Of The Wild

Harrison Ford went back to nature for this down to earth movie which held its own at the box office with a $62 Million total gross, again the movie was still doing well when cinemas closed their doors.