After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures.
Robert Downey Jr.
The heartwarming and humorous adventures of a young country vet in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1930s. A remake of the 1978 series. A new adaptation of James Herriot’s books on country veterinarians.
|Century||19th Century (1800s) Period / Historical Fantasy|
|Historical figure||Queen Victoria (1819-1901)|
|Author (novel/play)||Hugh Lofting (1886-1947)|
|Adaptation/Inspired||The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (1922)|
|Genres||Action Adventure Comedy Family Fantasy|
|Tags||Animals Based on Novel or Book Childrens Book Ship Vet Voyage|
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