Brian Levant (1992)

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Saturday 1:35pm - 3:25pm Channel 5
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Our Score
Animal lovers will be in seventh heaven watching this cute comedy about an adorable St Bernard dog named Beethoven and the effect he has on an American family. Charles Grodin Midnight Run is the father who ends up with a puppy he doesn't want, which turns into a huge eating and slobbering machine. Director Brian Levant keeps the comedy coming fast and furious, and Beethoven is gorgeous enough to soften even the hardest dog-hater's heart. Watch out for The X-Files's David Duchovny as the sleazy yuppie who reckons he's a coffee connoisseur.


An all-American family adopts a huge St Bernard, but the father is dismayed when it turns into a one-dog disaster zone. He insists the mutt must go to a new home, but when it is kidnapped by a crooked vet, dad has a change of heart and races to the rescue. Comedy, starring Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Oliver Platt and David Duchovny.

Cast & Crew

George Newton Charles Grodin
Alice Newton Bonnie Hunt
Harvey Oliver Platt
Brad David Duchovny
Dr Varnick Dean Jones
Ryce Nicholle Tom
Emily Sarah Rose Karr
Vernon Stanley Tucci
Director Brian Levant
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: Curzon Film Dists LtdAvailable on: video and DVD
Comedy Children's