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George of the Jungle 2 (2003)

George, now a father, goes to Las Vegas, where he has to help out his brother.

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It's been 5 years since socialite Ursula Stanhope left civilization to marry George, lovable and clumsy King of the Jungle. Now father to George Junior, George finds himself stressed at having to juggle his cherished roles of jungle king, Junior's dad, and Ursula's loving husband. George's stress level goes way up when Really Mean Lion challenges him for leadership of the jungle, and Ursula's mother Beatrice teams up with Ursula's ex-fiance Lyle in a plot to forcibly take away all that George holds most dear. Written by The Fox-2

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Rated PG for crude humor and innuendo | See all certifications »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Brendan Fraser says he has no idea why Disney didn't offer him to reprise his role as George. He said he would've loved to do it again, but he made a commitment of performing the leading role in Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), so Christopher Showerman replaced Fraser in the role of George. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, the narrator stated that George Jr. celebrates his 5th birthday. Yet he looks and sounds bigger and older for being 5. See more »

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Ursula: Good morning, mother. I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't play with George's mind.
Beatrice: Well, there isn't really much to play with, but all right.
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Towards the end of the credits, the narrator complains about not getting a fair life. Then he meets the narrator from Mulan and they start talking. See more »

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George Falls Flat from the Tree
3 September 2010 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

Thomas Haden Church should've followed the previous stars' lead and avoided this script. The replacement stars are passable, but really lack the spark of the original cast and play it more as imitators than inhabitants of the characters. The script itself crosses the line from just stupid enough to be funny to just simply stupid, most evident in George's transition from sweet, innocent and naive to annoyingly stupid. Chris Showerman's performance fails to convince us that his clumsiness is anything more than intentional pratfalls intended to elicit a laugh. Unfortunately, they just aren't believable enough to be funny and happen way too often. The script takes Beatrice Stanhope's matronly meddling beyond plausibility, having her stoop to unfathomable depths to end her daughter's socially unbecoming marriage and reunite her with the clearly deranged Lyle van de Groot. Although her actions in the first film were somewhat believable, it is hard to imagine any mother would engage in such heinous activities once a grandchild is involved. There is also no explanation given as to the obvious absence of Mr. Stanhope. Far too often the script repeats gags from the first film, only they've lost their element of surprise and charm. Even the special effects are poor shadows of the original - the animals look more cartoonish than real.

Although she sat patiently through this one, my 6-year-old never even giggled while watching this "bonus feature" that came boxed with the original on DVD. I think curiosity and the simple fact there were some animals kept her attention, and at least she didn't fall asleep, but I doubt this will ever be on her list of favorites and really wasn't worth the money we didn't pay for it. I wouldn't recommend anyone waste their precious time watching this horrible sequel. Next time Disney should shell out for the original team rather than torture fans with such a pathetic follow-up to a surprise gem like the first "George of the Jungle" film.


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