Metascore
46

Mixed or average reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 20
  2. Negative: 5 out of 20
  1. Director Betty Thomas demonstrates her expertise at keeping indulgence at bay in even the coarsest of comic situations.
  2. Reviewed by: Veronica Chambers
    90
    Dr. Dolittle is a zoo-and a blast. [6 July 1998, p. 67]
User Score
5.9

Mixed or average reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Sep 27, 2013
    5
    Not a very good movie: just an average Eddie Murphy comedy. Not that funny, just amusing. Not very interesting, just yawn-worthy. You can see where I'm going with this. Full Review »
  2. Jul 3, 2013
    8
    You're gonna have a lot fun with Eddie Murphy in this movie if you haven' seen it! Great acting and likable story, i'm giving it a 7.5/10, with the Metacritic system 8/10 Full Review »