Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Raja Gosnell (2008)

87min
U Certificate
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Paris Hilton, Jennifer Lopez and Mickey Rourke are among the A-listers to have paraded their pet chihuahuas in public and it was only a matter of time before the lapdogs got their cinematic day. But did it really have to be as tiresome as this Disney comedy? Drew Barrymore voices Chloe, a pampered LA pooch who's dognapped while away in Baja, California. As her human dog-sitter (Piper Perabo) combs Mexico for her, Chloe befriends a grumpy German shepherd (voiced by Andy Garcia) and discovers a lost tribe of Aztec lapdogs who refuse to submit to people's penchant for accessorising them. Director Raja Gosnell has form for this type of canine nonsense - he was responsible for both Scooby-Doo live-action movies - and he leaves no ethnic stereotype unturned and no doggie joke untold here, in an attempt to appeal to tots as tiny as his starring pooch. Adults may feel it redefines the term animal cruelty.

Summary

A pampered pet dog gets separated from her owner, and is left stranded in Mexico struggling to avoid a dognapper and a ferocious Doberman, who are after her diamond collar. Luckily, a courageous German shepherd is on hand to help her get back home. Comedy, starring Piper Perabo and Jamie Lee Curtis, with the voices of Drew Barrymore and Andy Garcia.

Cast & Crew

Rachel Piper Perabo
Sam Cortez Manolo Cardona
Aunt Viv Jamie Lee Curtis
Vasquez José María Yazpik
Chloe Drew Barrymore
Delgado Andy Garcia
Papi George Lopez
Manuel Richard "Cheech" Marin
Chico Paul Rodriguez
Monte Placido Domingo
Director Raja Gosnell
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Buena Vista Available on: Available on DVD and BluRay Released on: 16 Jan 2009

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