Robert Downey Jr.’s very first post-Avengers: Endgame outing, Dolittle, struck theaters this weekend and to state it’s been an intriguing departure from his time as the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Tony Stark would be an understatement. The film hasn’t had the best important reception with its Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer rating sitting at 17 percent and is anticipated to be a ticket office bomb given the size of the budget for the film, which depends on extensive CGI to bring to life the various animals in Dolittle’s world. The film has actually fared a bit much better with fans than one might anticipate – it’s currently sitting at a 75 percent Audience Score – however there is one thing that has fans entirely stunned: the film’s really unusual ending.
Prior to we get too far into things, there are major spoilers for Dolittle beyond this point. Stop reading here unless you truly want to know.
What happens before the end?
To comprehend the ending of Dolittle, you need to comprehend how the film arrives. The short version is that Dolittle (Downey) is a larger fan of animals than people and can speak with them, which works specifically considering that he is opposed to damaging them. The Queen of England (Jessie Buckley) has been poisoned and can just be conserved by the remedy from the fruit of the wonderful Eden tree. Dolittle and company – mostly talking animals and a kid who also likes animals (Harry Collett) go out in search of this tree on a secret island. The bad guys follow. When they ultimately get to the island, the bad guys, led by Dr Blair Mudfly (Michael Sheen) end up coping a dragon who is securing the tree. That does not work out for them, however in the aftermath Dolittle methods and ends up bonding with the guard dragon and finds that the poor guy is ill.
This is where the ending gets truly odd and has fans freaking out. The concern making the dragon ill? Bowel obstruction, which prompts Dolittle to put his hand up the dragon’s backside and start pulling out a bunch of things you probably would not expect to find in a dragon butt – consisting of bagpipes. Eventually, the dragon passes gas and is cured. The dragon is so delighted, he thanks Dolittle by letting him take a piece of the Eden tree’s fruit. The queen and the day is saved in the weirdest method possible.
Social media uproar?
And fans can not overcome that reality. They’ve taken to social networks to search for some sort of comprehending bout the really weird end to the movie and who can blame them? Dragon bowel obstruction isn’t precisely something that anyone truly expected. ComicBook.com’s own Charlie Ridgely explained the film as “in some cases completely unhinged” in his review.
“Dolittle is a strange movie and it is often entirely unhinged,” he wrote. “It may not look like it from the trailers, but this thing is all the way out there.”