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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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It works, but just bearly. 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
Frank Macchia .... music preparation
Mark Mancina .... score producer
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor
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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2 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
It works, but just bearly., 8 November 2007
Author: Konedima

Let me just make this clear from the start: I love the original Brother Bear, but as a rule I despise direct-to-video sequels (there are exceptions though). To put it simply... I went into this not expecting much, but I wished I was wrong. And I'll warn you... if you don't like being sequels being reviewed solely compared to the original, you probably won't like my review.

Story: I've read reviews saying that the original's basic story was copied from other movies... I never saw that. This, however, is your general "we think there's a writers strike on right now" copied story. Not a blatant rip-off of anything in particular, but its been done before.

Writing: To be honest, this probably disappointed me the most. While the original was deep and meaningful (or at least as can be for whats supposed to be a kids movie), this relies on a lot of cheap humour, particularly at the start. It levels off, but it never reaches the quality what was in the original. I'm probably one of the few who don't like Rutt and Tuke, although they didn't seem as bad this time around (probably because they had less time on screen and more to do, so less time to waste).

Art/Animation: This was probably the part which disappointed me the least. While it's more than adequate (its pretty good) it just doesn't have the same flair as the original did (or some of the fancier effects). Other than that, no major complaints.

Acting: With most of the returning characters are voiced by their original actors, Kenai's recasting stands out. Don't get me wrong, its not too bad... it's just not the same. Everyone else does a decent job though.

Music: Obviously no Phil Collins music this time around. I'm not quite sure who does the music in this (nobody immediately recognisable) and while the music is appropriate and fits in well, there's nothing memorable like "No Way Out" was for me.

Closing comments: It might not sound like much, but this movie ends up to be more than the sum of its parts (not much though). I don't accept it as a sequel up to the standards of the original Brother Bear, by its own merits, it's a decent movie. I do think it's worth buying, but I'd have no problem recommending it as a rental (especially if you're a fan of the original). Just don't go in expecting too much, and you won't be disappointed.

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