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Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

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The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids.

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Robert Rodriguez
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Banderas ... Gregorio Cortez
Carla Gugino ... Ingrid Cortez
Alexa PenaVega ... Carmen Cortez (as Alexa Vega)
Daryl Sabara ... Juni Cortez
Steve Buscemi ... Romero
Mike Judge ... Donnagon
Danny Trejo ... Machete
Cheech Marin ... Felix Gumm
Matt O'Leary ... Gary Giggles
Emily Osment ... Gerti Giggles
Ricardo Montalban ... Grandfather
Holland Taylor ... Grandmother
Alan Cumming ... Fegan Floop
Taylor Momsen ... President's Daughter
Christopher McDonald ... President of the USA
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Storyline

Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative menagerie of creatures. On this bizarre island, none of the Cortez's gadgets work and they must rely on their wits--and each other--to survive and save the day. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Huge New Adventure - Slightly Larger Spies See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action sequences and brief rude humor | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,711,716, 11 August 2002

Gross USA:

$85,846,429

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$119,723,358
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Most of the movie was filmed in Texas. See more »

Goofs

When Carmen and Juni are debating whether they should travel to the top of the mountain, you can clearly see their reflections on the mountain background. See more »

Quotes

Carmen: How long have we been falling?
Juni: I don't know; my watch doesn't tell time!
Carmen: Best guess?
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Filmed in TROUBLEVISION See more »

Alternate Versions

In the UK, a headbutt is removed to avoid a "12" rating. This takes out 8 seconds of footage. See more »

Connections

References The Nutty Professor (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Oye Como Spy
Written by Robert Rodriguez and David Garza
Performed by Los Lobos
Administered by Bug Music, Inc.
Los Lobos appears courtesy of Hollywood Records
'Oye Como Va' written by Tito Puente
Published by EMI Full Keel Music
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Cortez the Killer
3 July 2004 | by d1seniorSee all my reviews

Whilst the sheer psychedelic lunacy of the first is toned down (although Alan Cumming does return in a brief cameo), the second outing for the Cortez kids is still gloriously imaginative filmmaking shot through with a break-neck pace. How many other kids' movies out there are knowing reworkings of 'The Island Of Dr Moreau' (check out the character of, ahem, 'Romero'), featuring Danny Trejo, Cheech Marin, Steve Buscemi, and Mike Judge in the cast?

Inspired madness. The sort of kids' movie only a deliciously warped adult with a love for the films of his / her youth could make. Funnier, faster, slicker and smarter than the flabby Bond franchise in its entirety.


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