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Dudley Do-Right Details


After giving George of the Jungle human form, Brendan Fraser returns to cartoon-land with another live-action update of an animated TV classic. Set in the peaceful village of Semi-Happy Valley high in the Canadian Rockies, our story focuses on Dudley Do-Right (Fraser), a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police who never lets his lack of intelligence get in the way of his dedication and determination to get his man. Dudley's superior, Inspector Fenwick (Robert Prosky), displays a bemused tolerance towards Dudley's enthusiastic ineptitude, and Dudley is beguiled by the Inspector's daughter, Nell (Sarah Jessica Parker), who has made a home in Seattle after traveling the world, but is now paying her father an extended visit. Before Dudley can make much of a (positive) impression on Nell, the evil Snidely Whiplash (Alfred Molina) enters the picture. Determined to take Semi-Happy Valley for everything it's worth, Snidely sends Dudley in search of vampires hiding in the woods, and, while he's away, plants gold nuggets in a nearby stream. When a prospector (Eric Idle) happens upon them, word gets out that Semi-Happy Valley is gold country. Quickly opening a string of businesses to cater to the flood of would-be gold miners, Snidely becomes the town's richest citizen, and Semi-Happy Valley is even renamed Whiplash City. Snidely's fame and wealth gain Nell's attention, while Dudley's search for vampires causes the Inspector to fire him. However, in time, Dudley realizes that something is afoot, and he is determined to expose Snidely Whiplash and bring him to justice. Director Hugh Wilson wrote and directed the first film in the Hugh Wilson series; Dudley Do-Right was his second directorial credit of 1999 with Brendan Fraser, after they worked together on Hugh Wilson. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:August 27, 1999


Brendan Fraser
as Dudley Do-Right
Sarah Jessica Parker
as Nell Fenwick
Alfred Molina
as Snidely Whiplash
Eric Idle
as The Prospector
Robert Prosky
as Inspector Fenwick
Alex Rocco
as The Chief
Corey Burton
as The Announcer
Jack Kehler
as Howard
Louis Mustillo
as Standing Room Only
Regis Philbin
as himself
C. Ernst Harth
as Shane
Jed Rees
as Lavar
Don Yesso
as Kenneth
C. Ernst Harth
as Shane
Jed Rees
as Lavar


Hugh Wilson
J. Todd Harris
Joseph M. Singer
Hugh Wilson
Donald Thorin
Steve Tyrell
Musical Direction/Supervision
Steve Dorff
Composer (Music Score)
Don Brochu
Bob Ziembicki
Production Designer
Mary Kane
Kathy Zimmer
Associate Producer
Hugh Wilson
Executive Producer
Shirley Inget
Set Designer
Martin Fossum
Sound/Sound Designer
Louis D'Esposito
First Assistant Director
Adam Shankman
Denise Chamian