Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Last Updated on: May 31st, 2024

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008 Movie)

“Beverly Hills Chihuahua” is a 2008 family comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The film was directed by Raja Gosnell and features the voices of Drew Barrymore, George Lopez, and Andy Garcia, among others. It combines live-action with computer-generated imagery (CGI) to bring the adorable Chihuahuas to life.

The story follows Chloe (voiced by Drew Barrymore), a pampered Chihuahua who lives in Beverly Hills with her wealthy owner, Vivian (played by Jamie Lee Curtis). One day, while on vacation in Mexico, Chloe gets lost and ends up being taken by a dog thief. She finds herself far from home and embarks on an adventure to find her way back to Beverly Hills.

During her journey, Chloe encounters a street-smart Chihuahua named Papi (voiced by George Lopez) who helps her navigate the unfamiliar world outside her pampered life. Along the way, they encounter various challenges and dangers, and they learn valuable life lessons about friendship, loyalty, and being true to oneself.

“Beverly Hills Chihuahua” is a heartwarming and humorous film that appeals to audiences of all ages, particularly those who love dogs. It became a commercial success and spawned several sequels, including “Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2” and “Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta!” The film’s success also inspired a franchise of Chihuahua-themed merchandise and toys.

Fun Facts

  • “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” is a live-action/CGI-animated film released in 2008. It tells the story of a pampered Chihuahua named Chloe, voiced by Drew Barrymore, who gets lost in Mexico and embarks on an adventure to find her way back to Beverly Hills.
  • The film features the voices of several well-known actors, including George Lopez as Papi, Andy Garcia as Delgado, and Jamie Lee Curtis as Chloe’s owner, Aunt Viv. The combination of talented voice actors and adorable Chihuahua characters added to the film’s charm.
  • “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” was a commercial success and spawned two sequels. The film’s success contributed to the popularity of Chihuahuas as pets and raised awareness about animal welfare and responsible pet ownership.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Additional Details

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  • Year Released: 2008
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $149.3 million
  • IMDB Link


  • Jamie Lee Curtis: Vivian “Viv” Ashe
  • Piper Perabo: Rachel Ashe
  • Manolo Cardona: Sam Cortez
  • Ali Hillis: Angela
  • Maury Sterling: Rafferty
  • Jesús Ochoa: Officer Ramirez
  • José María Yazpik: Vasquez
  • Eugenio Derbez: Store Owner
  • Rusco: Papi
  • Angel: Chloe
  • Sam: Delgado
  • Daniela: Maria
  • Drew Barrymore: Chloe
  • Andy García: Delgado
  • George Lopez: Papi
  • Edward James Olmos: El Diablo
  • Plácido Domingo: Montezuma
  • Paul Rodriguez: Chico
  • Cheech Marin: Manuel
  • Loretta Devine: Delta
  • Luis Guzman: Chucho
  • Michael Urie: Sebastian
  • Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo: Rafa


  • Director: Raja Gosnell
  • Producer: David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, John Jacobs and Ricardo Del Río
  • Music: Heitor Pereira

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