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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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Trivia

There are two 'Lord of the Rings" references in the movie. The first, when Juni picks up a necklace and says "One necklace to rule them all"; and the second, the outtake of the same clip during the credits where instead Juni says "My precious". See more »

Goofs

When "falling" into the volcano, Carmen asks Juni how long they have been falling and he guesses "about 3 hours". He should have known that they couldn't have been actually falling for that length of time as it would only take 42 minutes to fall right though the Earth. See more »

Quotes

[Felix has betrayed the Cortezes, the family he was assigned to protect, by taking the Transmooker from them]
Carmen: Uncle Felix, how could you?
Felix Gumm: I'm not your uncle!
Ingrid: But we treated you like family.
Felix Gumm: Donnagon said that if I joined him, he wouldn't get rid of me like he's gonna get rid of you guys.
Donnagon Giggles: Can't argue with that.
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Crazy Credits

The ending credits scroll while Carmen and Juni are somehow set to perform before a crowd of teenagers. Carmen is nervous but their Uncle 'Machete' gives them gadgets so they can perform well in front of the crowd. Then the bloopers and goofing around sequences come in, followed by a sequence where the amusement park owner (Bill Paxton) tries to talk Romero (Steve Buscemi) into establishing a theme park on the island. Finally, the Treehouse is shown getting ready for visitors. 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

Followed by Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

A Family Again
Written by Harry Gregson-Williams
Published by Wavecrest Music, Inc.
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User Reviews

 
Sort of cringy
9 March 2019 | by alexb-14380See all my reviews

I used to love this movie when I was 5, but now when I watch it I just cringe. Animation looks obviously fake like you made it in your garage.


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Country:

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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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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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