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Beethoven's 2nd

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Beethoven's 2nd

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
performer:
Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Debi Mazar, Danny Masterson, Chris Penn
director:
Rod Daniel
author:
Len Blum
genre:
Kids and Family, Comedy

We gave it a B-

How’s this for a sure-fire come-on: Saint Bernard puppies. Can you resist them? More important, can your kids? Beethoven’s 2nd, a tidy, amiable sequel to the smash canine comedy of 1992, offers little to object to, even if it nearly veers into Pink Flamingos territory during its thrilling chase climax. Then again, your kids have never seen Pink Flamingos, have they? Plus, as the villainess trying to steal the valuable purebreds from the put-upon Newton family, Debi Mazar makes an astonishingly apt live-action Cruella De Vil. B-

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