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Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)

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Papi and Chloe prove family always sticks together.

Director:

Alex Zamm

Writers:

Dannah Feinglass Phirman (as Dannah Phirman), Danielle Schneider | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcus Coloma ... Sam Cortez
Erin Cahill ... Rachel Ashe
Susan Blakely ... Vivian Ashe
Lupe Ontiveros ... Mrs. Cortez
Castulo Guerra ... Mr. Cortez
Rance Howard ... Preacher
Elaine Hendrix ... Colleen Mansfield
Brian Stepanek ... Mr. Kroop
Phill Lewis ... Judge McKible
French Stewart ... Beverly Hills Dog Show Commentator
Morgan Fairchild ... Beverly Hills Dog Show Commentator
Clark Freeman ... Officer Ketcham
Pat Asanti ... Police Sergeant
George Russo George Russo ... Inspector #3
Jose Hernandez Jose Hernandez ... Mariachi Singer
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Papi and Chloe are back! It's been nearly two years after our four legged friends escaped the mean streets and perils of Mexico. Now we find everyone's favorite talking chihuahuas living in luxurious Beverly Hills happily married to each other and starting their new lives together as a family. But when their humans are struggling to pay the house mortgage, Papi, Chloe, their puppies and their friends will stop at nothing to save their home and get in touch with their inner warriors. But their new adventure is blocked by a series of hazards, both humans and canines.

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The family just got bigger.


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Trivia

Odette Annable replaces Drew Barrymore as the voice of Chloe in this movie and the third film. See more »

Goofs

Though the poodle is introduced as female and is voiced by a woman, when the dogs are in the park you can clearly see that the dog is male. See more »

Quotes

Colleen Mansfield: [noticing that Papi, Chloe and Papi are harassing Appoline] No, no, no, no, *no*! Shoo! Shoo-shoo! Leave my dog alone!
[the puppies bark]
Colleen Mansfield: Scoundrels!
Papi: [to Colleen] Excuse me, Miss. I think we just got off on the wrong paw.
Sam Cortez: [walking over to Papi, Chloe and the pups and noticing an argument between them, Colleen and Appoline] Whoa, is there a problem here?
Colleen Mansfield: [clipping Appoline's dog leash and exhales, motioning to him the "Beverly Hills Residents Only" sign] You know, this park is for Beverly Hills residents...
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Connections

References Godzilla (1954) See more »

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Complex
Written by Tim Rayner and Dan Rayner
Performed by The Drawbacks
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Simply Splendid Family Comedy
7 July 2011 | by rannynmSee all my reviews

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 is an irresistible Disney comedy with tons of adventure that is perfect for the entire family! It is directed by Alex Zamm and written by Dannah Feinglass, Danielle Schneider, and Jeffrey Bushell.

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 is about two newlywed Chihuahuas named Papi and Chloe who start a family. Chloe gives birth to 5 impetuous and reckless puppies, but the pups soon get their act together when they find out their human owners have trouble paying off the mortgages for their house. The dogs decide to enter the Beverly Hills dog show in hope for the $50,000 prize to help their owners keep the house, but unfortunately, the dogs do not win. However, a bank robbery occurs and the pups decide to stop the crime. Their mischievousness leads them to capturing the robbers and saving the day, but will this good deed be enough to stop the bank from foreclosing their human owners' house? The voice over of the movie is excellent. The dogs' voices fit their personalities well and the voice over contains a lot of emotion. For example, Delgado (voiced over by Miguel Ferrer) who is a sleuthhound, had a husky voice which matched well with his appearance as well as his role in the movie. Papi's voice also adjusted well to things that were going on in the movie. For example, when he told his pups nightly bedtime stories, his voice would become low in pitch and he would sound mysterious.

The movie is also very comical. I found myself giggling in almost every scene! This movie overall is exhilarating and it contains heartwarming messages such as "true love is worth any risk," "love fearlessly, and help others share their hearts as well," "family is about who you love, not just who you are born to," "we are stronger together than we are alone," and "stick by your loved ones, even in hard times." The message "stick by your loved ones, even in hard times," is perhaps the most significant message in the movie because Papi's entire family as well as his owners' family tried their best to prevent the bank from foreclosing their home.

I would recommend this movie to ages 6 and up. Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 is a splendid family film, but if director Alex Zamm created more suspense while the dogs were enjoying their escapades, the movie would have created a bigger impact on the audience and hence, become more captivating. Nevertheless, all in all, this film is perfect for anyone who wants to watch a humorous entertaining adventure about talking dogs!

Reviewed by Gabriella Chu, KIDS FIRST! Film Critic (age 14)


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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