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Descendants 2 (2017)

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Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay try to adjust to life in Auradon, but Mal becomes overwhelmed with pressure and returns to her roots.

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Kenny Ortega
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dove Cameron ... Mal
Cameron Boyce ... Carlos
Sofia Carson ... Evie
Booboo Stewart ... Jay
Mitchell Hope ... King Ben
Brenna D'Amico ... Jane
Melanie Paxson ... Fairy Godmother
Thomas Doherty ... Harry
Bobby Moynihan ... Dude (voice)
Dylan Playfair ... Gil
Dianne Doan ... Lonnie
Jedidiah Goodacre ... Chad Charming
Zachary Gibson ... Doug
Anna Cathcart ... Dizzy
Dan Payne ... Beast
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Storyline

When the pressure to be royally perfect becomes too much for Mal, she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula from The Little Mermaid, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen of the run-down town. Uma, still resentful over not being selected by Ben to go to Auradon Prep with the other Villain Kids, stirs her pirate gang including Captain Hook's son Harry and Gaston's son Gil, to break the barrier between the Isle of the Lost and Auradon, and unleash all the villains imprisoned on the Isle once and for all. Written by Disney Channel

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Long live evil.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Descendants 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Disney Channel See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Second Disney Channel original movie to star China Anne McClain, the first one being How to Build a Better Boy (2014) three years prior. See more »

Goofs

When and how does Uma put a spell on Ben? She couldn't have when he was captured on the ship because she didn't have Mal's spell book at that point. Mal doesn't drop her spell book until after they rescue Ben and are on their way back to Auradon. Does Uma have powers of her own? So why would it matter if Uma got Mal's spell book? See more »

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Dude: Ew man, that tasted nasty. And you, you need to man up. Now, scratch my butt.
Mal: Well you heard him. Scratch his butt
[walks away]
Carlos: You're just going to leave me with him?
Dude: Come non, you scratch yours all the time.
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Chillin' Like A Villain
Written by Antonina Armato, Tim James, Thomas Armato Sturges, and Adam Schmalholz
Performed by Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart and Mitchell Hope
Produced by Antonina Armato and Tim James
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Disappointed
23 July 2017 | by hfhfdfseSee all my reviews

Descendants was a very popular fantasy comedy released by Disney in 2015. The film told the story about the Fairytale Kingdom divided into the land of Auradon, where only good people live who do good things, and the Island of the Lost inhabited by the villains. A group of evil kids is sent to Auradon on a secret mission to steal the magic wand and conquer the world. The film was such a huge success that the studio immediately announced the sequel. Crowds of fans (me among them) were waiting to the second installment of the story. Well, I really hate to say it but much to my regret Descendants 2 disappointed me. The sequel turned out to be a global scale disaster. The plot is just reused from the first film. Another batch of villain kids arrive on the scene and, yes, they again want the magic wand. Come on! We have already seen it all! Can not Disney find writers who are able to come up with brand new ideas? But the biggest problem is the characters. They are blank. In the first film the characters were multidimensional. The bad guys were not just bad, they were grumpy, they were cowardly and they were funny. And the good guys (and it was the most interesting part of the story) appeared to be not so good after all. They were prone to the bouts of vanity and jealousy. And that was what made them alive and helped the story evolve till the unpredictable twist ending. The sequel has none of the above. The characters are cardboard cut and the story is just boring. And where is the humour? It is gone! The jokes are few and far between. All in all I must report that Descendants 2 fell flat on its face and even the magic wand could not save it.


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