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Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids.

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Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative menagerie of creatures. On this bizarre island, none of the Cortez's gadgets work and they must rely on their wits--and each other--to survive and save the day. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Rated PG for action sequences and brief rude humor | See all certifications »

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7 August 2002 (USA)  »

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$39,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,711,716 (USA) (9 August 2002)

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$198,314 (South Africa) (21 February 2003)
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Trivia

One of the gold items Carmen picks and tosses away in the treasure chamber is the small gold idol from the movie"Raiders of the Lost Ark". See more »

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When Carmen and Juni are standing on the beach, cables are visible on the ground behind Carmen. See more »

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Gary Giggles: Too bad your dork sister's not here to cheer me on!
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Crazy Credits

The ending credits scroll while Carmen and Juni are somehow set to perform before a crowd of teenagers. Carmen is nervous but their Uncle 'Machete' gives them gadgets so they can perform well in front of the crowd. Then the bloopers and goofing around sequences come in, followed by a sequence where the amusement park owner (Bill Paxton) tries to talk Romero (Steve Buscemi) into establishing a theme park on the island. Finally, the Treehouse is shown getting ready for visitors. See more »

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References Spider-Man (2002) See more »

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Oye Como Spy
Written by Robert Rodriguez and David Garza
Performed by Los Lobos
Administered by Bug Music, Inc.
Los Lobos appears courtesy of Hollywood Records
'Oye Como Va' written by Tito Puente
Published by EMI Full Keel Music
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A worthy sequel - great fun for adults and kids alike
12 August 2002 | by (New Jersey - New York) – See all my reviews

After reading some of these user reviews (especially the one about the Latino vs. White.... you have to be kidding me), I felt compelled to write one of my own. Spy Kids 2 had everything I expected - a whole new adventure with characters from first that is fun, exciting, humorous, and still manages to teach about doing the right thing. I also appreciated the references to the original ^_^ , and the special effects were even better than the first.

The hardest people to please in this case would be my 2 daughters (4 & 7) who own the first Spy Kids on DVD and have seen it so many times they can act out the scenes down to the facial expressions and body motions. When they saw Spy Kids 2 this past weekend they were transfixed and left the theater excited about seeing Carmen and Juni in their latest adventure.

A great movie for adults and kids... I cannot recommend this sequel highly enough!


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