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Happy Feet Two (2011)

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


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

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18 November 2011 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$63,992,328 (USA) (2 March 2012)
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Extravagant
23 November 2011 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

Happy Feet is definitely one of those films that doesn't need a sequel but it has a purpose to give us an environmental message and that message became the main plot of this film. But for some reason, it's unnecessary. Extraneous characters like the Krills. There's nothing much to do with this. Just a lot of unnecessary things scattered throughout. The visuals are largely stunning and still has its powerful tone but even with those things, it still falls short.

The first Happy Feet movie sets with a powerful tone and an absurd but interesting premise. That was acceptable as a penguin movie. Happy Feet 2 has its similarity with the first one by the father-son relationship. The rest is all about the crisis of the climate change but unnecessary things are happening especially with the two Krills, Will and Bill. They appear like Scrat from the Ice Age series. They are funny though but again, unnecessary.

The film itself is also unnecessary. The problem of Mumble's tap dancing was already solved. They lived happily ever after in Antarctica since the "aliens" moderated their fishing. The climate change is a really good idea. But after the movie, it feels like it's just another sequel. Well, the movie never fails to its cast. Elijah Wood and Robin Williams did the same thing in the first movie but still good in this sequel. The newbies, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon are both fun even though they are playing the most extraneous characters of the film. Pink and Common are good replacements. What happened to Fat Joe? And the last but never the least is Hank Azaria who nearly steals the show.

The movie gives some nostalgia and powerful tone from the first movie but it doesn't help at all but the visuals are really stunningly beautiful. Keeps the film large and worth it to the cinema and 3D. Realistic textures to make it look like it's Animal Planet but the elephant seals looks cartoony in some part but it's still good to look at. The songs are decent.

There are only two reasons why this exists. Environmental Propaganda and money. It's the 21st Century of Hollywood and they are somewhat running out of ideas. With all of their technology and talented filmmakers, they can make as many unnecessary sequels as they want. The Environmental Message is stuck in the plot but there is nothing wrong with that. Happy Feet 2 is not a bad movie. It's just unnecessary.


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