- 101 min
- Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
- Written by: Don Rhymer, Carlos Saldanha
- Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Bruno Mars, Jemaine Clement, George Lopez, Jamie Foxx, will.i.am
- UK release: 4 April 2014
Blu (Eisenberg) and Jewel (Hathaway) travel to the Amazon to discover Jewel's family, but old adversary Nigel (Clement) is keen on revenge. Amiable sequel to the macaw-themed 2010 original; despite dubious racial stereotyping in the supporting cast, there's enough colour and incident to make for passable family entertainment.
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Rating (U) I Running Time 101mins I USA I 2014
Director Carlos Saldanha
Starring : Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Andy Garcia
In RIO 2 we find Blu, Jewel and their three kids living the perfect domesticated life in that magical city, Rio de Janeiro. When Jewel decides the kids need to learn to live like real birds, she insists the family venture into the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in with his new neighbours, he worries he may lose Jewel and the kids to the call of the wild. To add to his woes, Nigel, Blu's nemesis returns and to top it all he still has to save the environment that nourishes the creatures they visit. How will they cope with the many challenges thrown their way?
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Rio 21 Apr 2014
The sequel to 2010's animated parrot adventure is amiable but forgettable family entertainment
The brief appearance of the acorn-loving Scrat character over the Blue Sky logo at the start of Rio 2 is a reminder that this animation studio has now authored four films in the Ice Age franchise to date. These films had a strong, evolving plotline, but…
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