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Happy Feet 2 (2011)
"Happy Feet Two" (original title)

PG  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  18 November 2011 (USA)
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Mumble's son, Erik, is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. Meanwhile, Mumble and his family and friends discover a new threat their home -- one that will take everyone working together to save them.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nestor (voice)
Raul (voice)
Rinaldo (voice) (as Jeff Garcia)
Lombardo (voice) (as Johnny Sanchez III)
Carmen (voice)
Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
Mumble (voice)
Gloria (voice) (as Alicia Moore 'P!nk')
Erik (voice)
Atticus (voice) (as Benjamin 'Lil P-Nut' Flores) (as Jr.)
Meibh Campbell ...
Bo (voice)
Seymour (voice)
Miss Viola (voice)
Noah the Elder (voice)
Will the Krill (voice)


Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right. Written by Anonymous

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Plot Keywords:

penguin | antarctica | krill | 3d | sequel | See All (19) »


Every step counts.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor and mild peril | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 November 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Happy Feet 2  »

Box Office


$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,397,346 (USA) (18 November 2011)


$63,992,328 (USA) (2 March 2012)

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


According to the Lifetime television movie The Brittany Murphy Story (2014), Murphy was replaced for Happy Feet Two way before her passing. See more »


The size of Lovelace's sweater changes throughout the movie. See more »


Bill the Krill: What's happening, Will!
Will the Krill: It's the wave of change, Bill! We've got to get on the ride!
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, we see the background usually reserved for Porky Pig in the Looney Toon cartoons. Instead of Porky, it's Sven, who says, "Ja, the Svend", as the words The Svend appears in script beneath him. See more »


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User Reviews

A Krilly good film
18 November 2011 | by (TX, United States) – See all my reviews

I was really looking forward to seeing this film and it did not disappoint. Although Happy Feet Two was not as good as its Oscar-winning predecessor, there were still plenty of toe-tapping moments. I liked the fact that the songs were recognizable. I am sure that L. L. Cool J is just tickled pink that they included his "Mama Said Knock You Out". In this film Mumble (Elijah Wood) is all grown up and learning how to be a better father to his son Erik (Ava Acres). Erik was just the cutest little thing and he pulls at your heart-strings right from the beginning. The main story line was a good one, but I think that I found the story between Bill the Krill (Matt Damon) and Will the Krill (Brad Pitt) even more entertaining. Those two had their own thing happening. I liked the way that the writer (George Miller) had two stories going on at the same time and the fact that they blended together in the end was excellent. I think that you have to have a lot going on to keep the attention of kids these days. I did not see this film in 3D, but you could tell by some of the scenes that the price of a 3D ticket might have been worth it for this film. The animation in this film was simply stunning. Animation has come a long way since Casper the Friendly ghost (I'm dating myself, huh?) Anyway, it was great. It was also refreshing to see the development of numerous female characters in this film such as Gloria (Pink) and Carmen (Sofia Vergara). I have to give props to the ladies. Robin William's character, Ramon had me cracking up throughout the film. It is not surprising that Robin really knows how to make his characters stand out since he has done numerous voice projects in the past (Genie in the Aladdin films, Dr. Know in A.I. and Fender in Robots). This film contains numerous life-lessons that I think that the target audience will understand (one person can make a difference, keep your promises, don't run away from home, etc.). If you enjoyed the first Happy Feet, then you will also enjoy this one (just not as much). Anyway, I say put on your dancing shoes, shake a tail feather and go out and see this film. I am giving this film a green light.

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