It's been 5 years since socialite Ursula Stanhope left civilization to marry George, lovable and clumsy King of the Jungle. Now father to George Junior, George finds himself stressed at having to juggle his cherished roles of jungle king, Junior's dad, and Ursula's loving husband. George's stress level goes way up when Really Mean Lion challenges him for leadership of the jungle, and Ursula's mother Beatrice teams up with Ursula's ex-fiance Lyle in a plot to forcibly take away all that George holds most dear.Written by
For some unknown reason, Ursula's father Arthur Stanhope is neither seen nor mentioned in the movie. See more »
George's pet elephant, Shep, is an Asian Elephant not an African elephant even though the movie is based in Africa. You can tell by the size of the ears. See more »
George not hit women, so appreciate it if women not hit George.
[Sally smiles and punches his face, then punches him again, where he is dangling over the side of the bulldozer, and his head keeps coming in contact with over 20 trees]
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Towards the end of the credits, the narrator complains about not getting a happy ending. Then, he meets the narrator from Mulan (1998) and they start talking. See more »
The first film was very entertaining, this one was plain lousy
I really enjoyed the first movie, it was silly and predictable at times but it was lively and amusing. This sequel is anything but that. Starting with the few good things, Julie Benz is lovely as Ursula, Christopher Showerman does a decent job replacing Brendan Fraser and John Cleese is fun as "Ape". Everything else though didn't work. I loved the narration in the first film, but here with the exception of a funny exchange between the narrator(Keith Scott again) and George right at the beginning, the narration wasn't sardonic or hilarious this time around. And that is the main problem with the film, it is neither original or funny. The script is very weak, the plot is predictable and slow and there are too many flatulence jokes. The scenery wasn't as colourful, the editing was slip-shod, the graphics were weak and the direction was sloppy. The music isn't as catchy either, in fact it was very forgettable here, and asides from Showerman, Benz and Cleese the other acting doesn't even reach so-so level. Overall, very disappointing sequel, has two or three good things, but everything else is lousy. 3/10 Bethany Cox
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