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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:
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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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Storyline

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

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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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Release Date:

18 November 2011 (USA)  »

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Happy Feet 2  »

Box Office

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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Robin Williams' last animated film before his untimely passing. See more »

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

Quotes

Will the Krill: That's one small step for a krill, one giant leap for a spineless invertebrate.
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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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Referenced in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.19 (2011) See more »

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Dragostea Din Tei
Written by Dan Balan
©2004 EMI Music Publishing Ltd. Licensed & administered by EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
Produced by John Powell
Performed by Hank Azaria
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Chix Chat on Film review: Mumble is still heroic and he's a dad.
21 November 2011 | by (Texas, United States) – See all my reviews

It is very difficult to make an entertaining movie that has a lesson in the consequences of climate change on the Antarctic wildlife, just as it is always hard to live up to the original when you're a sequel. This sequel made the lesson entertaining but the film did not live up to the original. I really enjoyed the original and watched it many times over, I'm not so sure I would do the same with Two. The lesson in Happy Feet was clear cut and the scandalous humans did try to resolve the atrocity of depleting the penguins food source, but in Happy Feet Two nothing was really clear except that the polar icecaps are melting and now the Emperor penguins fully accept song and dance. Mumble (Elijah Wood) and Gloria (P!nk) now have had an egg of their own, and are now parents to Erik (Ava Acres). Mumble is challenged to be a good father and Erik is on a path of self discovery. The role of Gloria is filled nicely, her singing prowess made the opening Rhythm Nation production amazing, it was actually the most outstanding compilation in the entire film and would have been more fitting as the grand finale song. I unlike Catt was not thrilled by the krill, I have yet to figure out what the krill was the point of the krill storyline with Bill the Krill (Matt Damon) and Will the Krill (Brad Pitt) other than to add some big names to the film since Norma Jean (Nicole Kidman) and Memphis (Hugh Jackman) did not reprise their roles. I really liked what was happening with Ramon (Robin Williams) in this story, with the whole hatin' on The Mighty Sven (Hank Azaria) while pursuing Carmen (Sofia Vergara), the chase could have been expanded in place of the krill story filler. The movie just seemed to have a number of encounters loosely strung together with no outstanding purpose of it all, unlike the original with the fact that different can be the one thing that saves everybody. Maybe the message of this film was if humans venture to aid the wildlife and we don't succeed, they'll figure out a resolution to their problem themselves. Or when everyone works together to deal with a problem no matter how big or how small you are you can overcome any obstacle. Or maybe I just didn't get the point, which is why this film gets an amber light.


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