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It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Fernando (voice)
Carlinhos Brown ...
Audition Bird (voice)
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Gabi (voice)
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Nigel (voice)
Jim Conroy ...
Capoeira Turtle (voice)
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Carla (voice)
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Nola Donkin ...
Opera Bird (voice)
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Blu (voice)
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Big Boss (voice)
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Nico (voice)
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Tiago (voice)
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Eduardo (voice)
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Spoonbill / Perl (voice)
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Eva (voice)
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It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law. Written by TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX

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She's exotic, he's chaotic. See more »


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Release Date:

11 April 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Рио 2  »

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$103,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$39,327,869 (USA) (11 April 2014)

Gross:

$131,536,019 (USA) (29 August 2014)
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When Carla and Bia are channel surfing, there are clips from previous Blue Sky Studio films shown briefly prior to Linda and Tulio's news report: Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) and Epic (2013). See more »

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Jewel: For a bird from Minnesota, you've got some moves.
Blu: Oh, that wasn't a move, it was an accident. But I accept the compliment.
Jewel: It's great Rafael can watch the kids.
Blu: Yup. Looks like you're stuck with me all night.
Jewel: You're my one and only, Blu.
Blu: That's a good thing since I'm the only other one.
[They press their beaks together as to share a kiss]
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Tell Me When to Go
Written by E-40 (as Earl T. Stevens), Lil Jon (as Jonathan Smith), Charles Williams, Darryl McDaniels (as Darryl Matthews McDaniels), Joseph Simmons (as Joseph Ward Simmons) and Russell Simmons
Performed by E-40 featuring Keak Da Sneak
Courtesy of Reprise Records By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing [contains a sample of "Dumb Girl" performed by Run-D.M.C. (as Run-DMC), Courtesy of Arista/Profile Records, Inc., by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing]
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Entertaining
29 March 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

While it wasn't the best movie or even the best animation I have seen this year, this movie is definitely entertaining.

The movie begins with Blu, Jewel and their three kids having fun in their home in Rio, while Blu's former owner, Linda, and her husband, Tulio, are in the amazon. While in the Amazon, they discover a flock of blue macaws. Seeing this on the news, Jewel is desperate to visit and the story begins as Blu, his family and his friends from the last movie accompany him to the Amazon.

The story is decent. There are quite a few songs and plenty of comedic moments as well. While Blu is trying to fit in the tribe, there are a couple of dangerous foes around, Nigel and an illegal tree logger (one of which had plenty of moments which kind of reminded me of Avatar). There are plenty of great moments in the amazon when Blu is trying to fit in, which leads to one of my favourite moments, which was when they revealed the Pit of Doom. Also, it was fun to see Nigel (the white cockatoo) back, along with some new characters. The voice-work and music were quite good as well.

This movie is entertaining, the story and ending are nice as well. Although I have rated it the same as Rio, I think this was a little better. Found it to be quite funny and more action packed as well. A fun family movie.


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