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Beethoven's 3rd

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Beethoven's 3rd

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
99 minutes
performer:
Judge Reinhold, Julia Sweeney
director:
David M. Evans
distributor:
Universal Home Video
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

See dog run in slow motion, floppy jowls a-flapping! See dog shake off water, dousing those around him so they yell, ”BAY-thoven!” (the canine-comedy equivalent of a money shot). See Judge Reinhold wonder, ”Whither Fast Times?” while playing the absent Charles Grodin’s brother who brings the gigantopooch on his family’s summer vacation (and ends up — don’t ask — followed by the obligatory bumbling crooks). With the sloppy made-for-video threequel Beethoven’s 3rd, man’s best friend is his VCR’s stop button. C-

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