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Brother Bear 2 -- US Home Video Trailer from Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Brother Bear 2 -- Clip: This Feels Like Home
Brother Bear 2 -- Clip: Raccoons Chase Nita
Brother Bear 2 -- Clip: Impressing the Moosettes
Brother Bear 2 -- Clip: Kenai Attacks Nita


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Rich Burns (screenplay) and
Ben Gluck (additional screenplay)
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Release Date:
29 August 2006 (USA) See more »
The moose are on the loose.
An old female friend of Kenai needs his help on a quest, much to Koda's growing consternation. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
2 nominations See more »
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Above average sequel to a beautiful first film See more (15 total) »


  (in credits order)

Patrick Dempsey ... Kenai (voice)

Mandy Moore ... Nita (voice)

Jeremy Suarez ... Koda (voice)

Rick Moranis ... Rutt (voice)

Dave Thomas ... Tuke (voice)

Andrea Martin ... Anda (voice)

Catherine O'Hara ... Kata (voice)

Wanda Sykes ... Innoko (voice)

Wendie Malick ... Aunt Siqiniq (voice)

Kathy Najimy ... Aunt Taqqiq (voice)

Michael Clarke Duncan ... Tug (voice)

Jim Cummings ... Bering / Chilkoot (voice)

Jeff Bennett ... Additional Voices (voice)

Tress MacNeille ... Additional Voices (voice)

Bobb'e J. Thompson ... Additional Voices (voice)

Jessie Flower ... Additional Voices (voice)

Jason Marsden ... Additional Voices (voice)

Jack Weber ... Additional Voices (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Olivier Baroux ... (voice)
Bruno Choel ... (voice)

Kad Merad ... (voice)
Gwénaël Sommier ... (voice)

Benjamin Bryan ... Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)

Krista Swan ... Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Ben Gluck 
Writing credits
Rich Burns (screenplay)

Steve Bencich  characters (uncredited)
Lorne Cameron  characters (uncredited)
Ron J. Friedman  characters (uncredited)
Ben Gluck  additional screenplay
David Hoselton  characters (uncredited)
Tab Murphy  characters (uncredited)

Produced by
Jim Ballantine .... producer
Carolyn Bates .... producer
Dan Forster .... unit producer
Original Music by
Matthew Gerrard 
Dave Metzger 
Robbie Nevil 
Film Editing by
Nick Kenway 
Anthony F. Rocco  (as Tony Martinous Rocco)
Casting by
Jamie Thomason 
Production Design by
James Aaron Finch 
Art Direction by
Mary Locatell 
Production Management
Allison Cain .... assistant production manager
Peiyu H. Foley .... post-production supervisor
Lucinda Glenn .... assistant production manager
Leif Green .... production manager
Keiji Kishi .... production supervisor
Kip Lewis .... production supervisor
Tj Libman .... assistant production manager
Todd Popp .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mary Locatell .... associate director
Kevin Peaty .... unit director
Art Department
Olivier Adam .... layout director
Peter J. DeLuca .... location designer
Nicholas Filippi .... storyboard artist
Carolyn Gair .... storyboard artist
Kevin Harkey .... storyboard artist
Carole Holliday .... storyboard artist
Larry Leker .... storyboard artist
Robert Lence .... storyboard artist
Tony Lovett .... workbook artist
Steve Lumley .... workbook supervisor (as Stephen Lumley)
Chris Otsuki .... storyboard artist
Jean-Christophe Poulain .... workbook artist
Jill Stirdivant .... color stylist
Julia Goehle .... additional workbook artist (uncredited)
Lajos Kamocsay .... CGI lead (uncredited)
Sound Department
James Ashwill .... foley mixer
Chuck Choi .... technical consultant
Ronald Eng .... co-supervising sound editor
Dana LeBlanc Frankley .... first assistant sound editor
Ryan Heiferman .... adr recordist: New York
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Doug Jackson .... co-supervising sound editor
Doc Kane .... adr mixer
Carol Lewis .... supervising adr editor
Carol Lewis .... supervising dialogue editor
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr editor
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr recordist
Terry O'Bright .... sound re-recording mixer
Willard Overstreet .... supervising foley editor
Keith Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer
Carlos Sotolongo .... original dialogue mixer
Robert Troy .... dialogue editor
Visual Effects by
Simon Alberry .... CGI animator
Aaron Burton .... digital effects artist
Andrew Coates .... digital compositor
David Costello .... digital compositor
Mark Evans .... digital compositor
Eric Grimenstein .... CG artist
Elias Macute .... digital compositor
Jeannette Maher-Manifold .... compositing supervisor (as Jeannette Manifold)
Heather McClenahan .... digital production manager (as Heather McClenahan-Deyo)
Marvin Petilla .... effects supervisor
Damian Temporale .... digital director
Animation Department
Georges Abolin .... animator
Silvana Ambar .... background artist
Tony Ambrose .... inbetween artist
Richard Bailey .... animator
Doug Ball .... background artist
Tristan Balos .... animator
Bob Baxter .... senior CGI animator
Davide Benvenuti .... senior animator
Christopher Brock .... background artist
Donna Brockopp .... animator
Tom Caulfield .... animator
Farouk Cherfi .... animator
Noel Cleary .... supervising animator
Michael Comino .... senior clean-up artist
Kevin Condron .... clean-up character lead: Kenai
Bridgette Connell .... inbetween artist
Patrick Crawley .... inbetween artist
Jon Jon Daco .... inbetween artist
Abeth De La Cruz .... senior layout artist (as Abeth Dela Cruz)
Manny DeGuzman .... assistant animator (as Manny A. DeGuzman)
Matt Diks .... inbetween artist
Jonathan Dower .... character lead
Peter Eastment .... clean-up artist ("Kenai")
Federico Ferrari .... animator
Kayn Garcia .... animator
Miguel Gil .... background artist
Ben Grimshaw .... effects assistant
Greg Guler .... character designer
Carolyn Guske .... background artist
Jason Hand .... layout artist
Arturo A. Hernandez .... character designer
Arturo A. Hernandez .... story artist
Bill Hodman .... layout artist
Scott Hurney .... inbetween artist (as Scott E.J. Hurney)
Geoff Ind .... inbetween artist
Mark Ingram .... inbetween artist
Arlan Jewell .... layout artist (as Arlan S. Jewell)
Ignacio Lacsina .... inbetween artist
Benoît Le Pennec .... layout artist
Ed Li .... background layout designer
Michelle Lindner .... animator: inbetween
Sai Ping Lok .... background artist
Pierre Lorenzi .... background artist
Joseph Manifold Jr. .... effects animator
Andries Maritz .... senior animator
Satjit Matharu .... animator
Malcolm McCarthy .... inbetween artist
James McGinlay .... animator
Patrick Muylkens .... senior background artist
Vincenzo Nisco .... layout artist
Christine O'Connor .... animation check supervisor
Stefano Pastorino .... layout artist
Michael Pattison .... inbetween animation supervisor
Michael Pattison .... inbetweening supervisor
Matt Perry .... additional effects animator
Craig Rutherford .... inbetween artist
Piero Sgro .... background supervisor
Mark Sonntag .... layout artist
Carin-Anne Strohmaier .... animation editor
Alexa Summerfield .... key assistant animator
Jocelyn Sy .... animator
Donald Walker .... animator
Andrew Wolf .... senior layout artist
Kevin Wotton .... animator
Casting Department
Daniel J. Soulsby .... casting supervisor
David Wright .... casting
Editorial Department
Kirk Demorest .... contributing editor
Jeff Draheim .... supervising editor
Barbara Gerety .... assistant editor
Karen Hathaway .... additional editor
Tony Mizgalski .... additional editor
Adam Smith .... production editor
Timothy Vila .... assistant editor
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Dominick Certo .... music editor
Steven Gizicki .... music supervisor
Greg Hayes .... assistant music mixing engineer
Jason Henkel .... music administrator
Steve Kempster .... score mixer
Mark Mancina .... score producer
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor
Frank Macchia .... music preparation (uncredited)
Other crew
Sylvie Bennett-Fauqué .... scene planner
Christopher Glenn Collins .... production coordinator
Kristi Connolly .... scene planner
Jessica Dalton .... production coordinator
Mike Dugard .... scene planner
Jeff Hand .... additional screenplay material
Clint W. Heidorn .... production coordinator
Mary Lescher .... lead scene planner
Linda Luong .... production coordinator
Benjamin G. Malbrough .... talent coordinator
Nathan Massmann .... assistant production manager
Randy Miller .... bear supplier
Rebekah Needham .... production secretary
Helen O'Flynn .... continuity checker
Terry O'Toole .... clean-up supervisor
Kristina Pace .... technical director
Daniel Paress .... production coordinator
Roger S.H. Schulman .... additional screenplay material
Michael F. Sherman .... production associate
Maral Simonian .... production accountant
Willie E. Sims Jr. .... production associate
Jennifer Teter .... adr voice
Jamie Thomason .... dialogue director
Amy Wardrop .... production coordinator

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Canada:74 min | Sweden:70 min

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Above average sequel to a beautiful first film, 7 January 2010
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

I will admit I was not sure whether I wanted to see this sequel. I am not saying that all Disney sequels are terrible, Aladdin and the King of Thieves, Rescuers Down Under, Simbas's Pride, Enchanted Christmas and Bambi 2 were surprisingly good. However, Cinderella 2 and Jungle Book 2 were below par; both had average animation and a decent voice cast but everything else ranged from mediocre to poor, Cinderella 2 in the music and Jungle Book 2 in the plot.

What were my thoughts on Brother Bear 2 exactly? Well I was surprised. This sequel is above average, and you know what that is quite an achievement. Why do I say that? Well, the first Brother Bear has to be hard to beat in terms of quality. Like another Disney film like Pocahontas, it was visually stunning and I thought the music was awesome. Plus I found the characters engaging and the story heart warming. In fact, despite the flaws the first Brother Bear had, it is beautiful and very underrated.

Back on track, this sequel is inferior in quality to its original, but I admit I wasn't expecting otherwise. The story is a little thin on the ground, and not as well written and heart warming as the one in the first film. Also while there is some humour with the two Moose, the writing isn't quite as inspired. My next problem applies to a lot of the sequels come and gone, it is too short so there isn't quite enough character development.

That said though, a lot does compensate. Well for one thing, the animation is very nicely done. True it isn't as gorgeous or as detailed as the original's animation, but like Bambi 2, Ariel's Beginning and Cinderella 3 it's style is fluid and it is colourful. Some of the beginning scenes especially were like looking at a watercolour painting. Also the soundtrack is very nice, maybe not as catchy as Phil Collin's lively and fun one, that is good as the one he did for Tarzan, but the theme song is beautiful and very memorable. The characters are still likable, if we forgive the fact that Koda isn't quite as adorable anymore, and Nita reminds me in terms of looks of Mulan. And the voice acting is good, Patrick Dempsey is above decent as Kenai, but I do think Joaquin Pheonix put more heart and spirit into the character, and Mandy Moore is surprisingly emotive as Nita. Then like the original, there is some nice messaging.

All in all, not the best sequel there is, but it is above average and definitely worth the look. 7/10 Bethany Cox

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