Genre:  Comedy, Family
Running Time:  87 min.
Release Date: January 1, 1999 - Originally released 1992

Current rating: Rating: 4.11
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Cast: Bonnie Hunt, Charles Grodin, Dean Jones


The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is soon filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, a St. Bernard, soon grows into a giant of a dog. Doctor Varnick (Jones), the local vet, has a secret and horrible sideline, which requires lots of dogs for experiments, and Beethoven is on the his recruiting list.

Director: Brian Levant
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Joe Medjuck, Michael C. Gross
Screenplay: John Hughes, Amy Holden Jones

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