3.9/10
671
2 user 12 critic

The Reef 2: High Tide (2012)

Trained in the skills of sea power, Pi the fish can fight a shark, sink a squid or batter any random predator that ever threatens his friends and neighbors on the reef. Unfortunately, being... See full summary »
Reviews

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith, including Saturday's live event.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Shark Bait (2006)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

One fish must find his destiny to save his home and the love of his life from a bullying shark.

Directors: Howard E. Baker, John Fox, and 1 more credit »
Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Bruno Alexander, Reedy Gibbs
Robo-Dog (2015)
Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

ROBO-DOG is a real-world fantasy film for the whole family. When Tyler's furry best friend dies tragically, his inventor Dad creates a new dog to take his place - complete with mechanical ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Murphy
Stars: Mac, Michael Campion, Patrick Muldoon
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A retired spy is called back into action, and to bond with her new step-children, she invites them along for the adventure to stop the evil Timekeeper from taking over the world.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven, Joel McHale
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again. This time Princess Snow White is a misguided teenager who'd rather have fun with friends Red Riding Hood,... See full summary »

Directors: Steven E. Gordon, Boyd Kirkland
Stars: G.K. Bowes, Kelly Brewster, Doug Erholtz
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Elliot, Boog and all of the beloved woodland creatures are back in a brand new comedy adventure.

Director: David Feiss
Stars: Donny Lucas, William Townsend, Melissa Sturm
Merry Madagascar (TV Short 2009)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas.

Director: David Soren
Stars: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A sea turtle who was hatched in 1959 spends the next 50 years traveling the world while it is being changed by global warming.

Director: Ben Stassen
Stars: Anthony Anderson, Ed Begley Jr., Pat Carroll
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles and friends forever, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships... See full summary »

Directors: Vincent Kesteloot, Ben Stassen
Stars: Alan Shearman, Thomas Lee, Cinda Adams
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When the Evil Toy Taker takes all of Santa's toys, it's up to Rudolph and his friends Hermey, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snowman "Bumbles" to stop him and bring Christmas to the children of the world.

Director: William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Jamie Lee Curtis, Rick Moranis
The Wild (2006)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.

Director: Steve 'Spaz' Williams
Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, James Belushi, Eddie Izzard
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Fun and talented animal fairy Fawn believes you can't judge a book by its cover, or an animal by its fangs, so she befriends a huge and mysterious creature known as the NeverBeast. While ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Loter
Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Mae Whitman, Rosario Dawson
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Tinker Bell journey far North of Never Land to patch things up with her friend Terence and restore a Pixie Dust Tree.

Director: Klay Hall
Stars: Mae Whitman, Jesse McCartney, Jane Horrocks
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Aunt Pearl / Shrimps (voice)
...
Bart / Bud / Doom / Eddie / Madge / Max the Crab / Nerissa / Pelican / The Lobster / The Sponge (voice)
Jack Mullins ...
Blowfish / Navy Diver / Sea Snake (voice)
...
Bobby (voice)
...
Bronson (voice) (as Matt Willig)
...
Cordelia (voice)
Emma Myant ...
Dakota (voice)
...
Dylan (voice)
Eric Lopez ...
Hector (voice)
...
Jack (voice)
...
Junior (voice)
...
Lou (voice)
Antonio Alfili ...
Manny (voice)
...
Moe (voice)
...
Pi (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Trained in the skills of sea power, Pi the fish can fight a shark, sink a squid or batter any random predator that ever threatens his friends and neighbors on the reef. Unfortunately, being the only hero in town can take its toll, especially when a group of sharks declares that the end of the reef is soon at hand. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

30 October 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cesur Balik 2  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Cheap Thrills (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The good news? It's much better than the first. Bad news? It's still not very good
17 August 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As someone who really disliked the first film, this viewer was not expecting very much from its sequel but gave it the benefit of the doubt as a fan of animation and because people had said it was better than the first film. After seeing it, it's not great or even good but it is an improvement.

The Reef 2's biggest improvement is in the animation, it's much more colourful and polished. While the stiff and sometimes too creepy character designs leave much to be desired, the primary colours are incredibly vibrant and quite beautiful and the fish world is portrayed far more imaginatively. The soundtrack is bouncy and characterful, bringing a real energy to what's happening, while the story is a little tighter in places and much less of a rip-off than the first film was- as well as actually having a nice message- and there are some fun moments like the break dancing prawns, the choreography of the jellyfish and some sly references and jokes that might mildly amuse adults.

On the other hand, the characters are stiff in movement with very limited expressions, and some for the villain characters may be too much for youngsters (I've seen worse character designs certainly, but that doesn't stop the characters from looking less than appealing). They are less than appealing in personality too, being a mix of dull stereotypes (especially the villains) or being annoying (Andy Dick's Dylan). Pi manages to be both. The voice work is certainly much more involved than the voice work in the first film, with the voice actors actually sounding like they were trying, Jamie Kennedy in particular is surprisingly good and this is coming from a non-fan. Some however do overdo it to the point of being grating, Andy Dick being the worst offender (then again Dick is annoying in a lot of things), and while Drake Bell has more energy than Freddie Pinze Jnr. and he's a touch more subtle than he was in this year's A Mouse's Tale he's a bit shrill and wooden still in places.

The script and humour have their moments, but they do lack sharpness and come about all over the place, once again there is too much toilet humour that comes randomly and doesn't belong really in the film. The dialogue is mostly very, very cheesy, with most of the puns inducing more groans than laughs. The story is better executed than that of the first film, but does have a good deal of dull stretches that lead to little, it is often incredibly dumb and while it is not derivative of other movies as such there is still an over-familiarity and a distinct lack of charm and heart. The climax is far too silly to be tense and is very rushed as well.

In conclusion, an improvement but still not very good. 4/10 Bethany Cox


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?