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Rio 2 (2014)

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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

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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bird | amazon | jungle | father in law | toucan | See more »

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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$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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Trivia

There are roughly 150 Spix's Macaws that make up the giant "2" of the U.S. teaser poster. The number of Spix's Macaws within that formation seems to loosely follow the real-life population of the species left in existence (most of which are kept in captivity around other parts of the world). See more »

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There are no completely black jaguars in South America. There are spotted dark jaguars. See more »

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Jewel: For a bird from Minnesota, you have some moves.
Blu: Oh, that was actually an accident, but I'll take the compliment.
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References The Birds (1963) See more »

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Ô Vida
Music by Carlinhos Brown, John Powell and Sergio Mendes
Lyrics by Carlinhos Brown and Taura Stinson
Performed by Carlinhos Brown and Nina de Freitas
Produced by Carlinhos Brown, Sergio Mendes and John Powell
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Good family film, and worthy follow up to the original. Just be sure you watch with the right expectations.
6 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Story: The story here suffers from too many subplots, and a lack of focus. It also doesn't help that all the subplots here are generic. This would would kill a film......if it was made by someone like Pixar or Studio Ghibli. But since this film's plot isn't the main focus, or why audiences watched the 1st Rio, then the bad story doesn't really hurt this film as much as it could've been. But it's still a bad story nonetheless. 4/10

Animation: It's beautiful, gorgeous, colorful, and worth watching on Blu-ray or Blu-ray 3D. 10/10

Characters And Comedy: All characters here follow standard archetypes we all know of, but Nigel and Gabi serve as the most original and most entertaining. Comedy is solid with some funny moments in the film. 6/10

Sound: Good score and amazing soundtrack. Love the songs here more than Frozen, but none really hit the heights of Hot Wings from the 1st. Although some of the songs do come close. 9/10

Acting And Casting: All actors/actresses do a good job voicing their roles, especially with Jesse E. as the voice of Blu. I'm also surprised Bruno Mars didn't suck. 7/10

Verdict: Don't watch this film for the story. Watch it like you would a Madagascar film and just sit back, relax, and enjoy an entertaining family film with some beautiful animation, good comedy, and amazing songs.

Extra: +1 for being a sequel I enjoyed.

Rating: 8/10

For a more in-depth review (stupid 1000 word limit), check out my Metacritic review: http://www.metacritic.com/user/DemonicSoul?myscore- filter=Movie


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