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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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$38,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$85,570,368 (USA) (6 December 2002)
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Trivia

This was Ricardo Montalban's first film since The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) 14 years earlier. He only appeared in television not movies during the intervening years. See more »

Goofs

The camels in Gobi Desesrt are dromedary (one-humped), but They live in North Africa and West Asia and adjacent areas. Camels in Gobi are Bactrian, which have two humps. See more »

Quotes

Carmen: How long have we been falling?
Juni: I don't know; my watch doesn't tell time!
Carmen: Best guess?
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The film's MPAA rating appears at the very end of the closing credits - as part of the regular scrolling credits rather than on the screen by itself. What is also unusual is the rating usually appears at the start of a film, not the end. See more »

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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Spy Kids 3D- Game Over (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Isle of Dreams
Performed by Alexa PenaVega (as Alexa Vega)
Words and Music by Robert Rodriguez
Produced by Robert Rodriguez and Carl Thiel
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more fun than its occasionally silly predecessor
16 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

As the story begins, Juni and Carmen Cortez are agents on the rise in the new Spy Kids division of the OSS. Despite all of their skills and accomplishments, they're denied a promotion in the agency as a result of blatant nepotism. Still determined to make their mark—and more importantly to upstage a pair of rival agents—they intervene in a mission to travel to a mysterious island and retrieve a sophisticated thingamajig that could be a potent threat if it falls into the wrong hands. Engaging sequel is far less cheesy than its predecessor, has a much better story, and lots of imaginative visual effects accompanied by exciting, cliffhanger action scenes. Overlong, and still corny at times, but has just enough ingredients to entertain all audiences. ***


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