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The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

 -  Comedy  -  13 April 1990 (USA)
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Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a ... See full summary »

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Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot and passenger of a small plane, who are each having a few problems of their own. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Los dioses deben estar locos II  »

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The picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 12th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1989. See more »

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Wires are visible over the rhino when it's chasing Dr. Ann Taylor up the tree. See more »

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Brenner: [the two bad guys place the tied up Xixo in the back of the truck. George then picks up Xixo's things and puts them with Xixo]
Brenner: What do you think you're doing?
George: It's his boss.
Brenner: [grumbles]
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The other innocent joy
28 August 2004 | by (Lincoln, Nebraska) – See all my reviews

This sequel has the same innocence and joy of the first one, just not as much. It's nice, but gets a little self-conscious. Part of the joy and purity of the first one is that it hadn't looked in the mirror too much. This one - well, it's still good, it'll lighten your heart to watch it, but you'll check your watch once or twice.

The first movie moved on the premise one Coke bottle in the garden of Eden could corrupt it. (They did a totally believable job of it, too, you ought to check out the first picture.) Civilization is a little heavier handed this time.

This picture has some of that contrived feel that most sequels have. But it's still a pleasure. How often do you see real joy in a picture, family love, innocence - and lots of laughs? A slapstick cops and robbers type of plot. The kids loved it.


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