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Happy Feet Two (2011)

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Mumble's son, Erik, is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. Meanwhile, Mumble and his family and friends discover a new threat their home -- one that will take everyone working together to save them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlos Alazraqui ... Nestor (voice)
Lombardo Boyar ... Raul (voice)
Jeffrey Garcia ... Rinaldo (voice) (as Jeff Garcia)
Johnny A. Sanchez ... Lombardo (voice) (as Johnny Sanchez III)
Sofía Vergara ... Carmen (voice)
Robin Williams ... Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
Elijah Wood ... Mumble (voice)
Pink ... Gloria (voice) (as Alicia Moore 'P!nk')
Ava Acres ... Erik (voice)
Benjamin Flores Jr. ... Atticus (voice) (as Benjamin 'Lil P-Nut' Flores) (as Jr.)
Meibh Campbell ... Bo (voice)
Common ... Seymour (voice)
Magda Szubanski ... Miss Viola (voice)
Hugo Weaving ... Noah the Elder (voice)
Brad Pitt ... Will the Krill (voice)
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Storyline

Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Every step counts.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor and mild peril | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Australia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Happy Feet 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,237,068, 20 November 2011

Gross USA:

$64,006,466

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$150,406,466
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS (as Datasat Digital Sound)| SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

4 Oscar winners are in the cast: Common, Robin Williams, Brad Pitt, and Matt Damon See more »

Goofs

The size of Lovelace's sweater changes throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Bill the Krill: What's happening, Will!
Will the Krill: It's the wave of change, Bill! We've got to get on the ride!
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, we see the background usually reserved for Porky Pig in the Looney Toon cartoons. Instead of Porky, it's Sven, who says, "Ja, the Svend", as the words The Svend appears in script beneath him. See more »

Connections

Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.18 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Tightrope (Ice Cold Mix)
featuring Lil P-Nut
Written by Janelle Monáe (as Janelle Monáe Robinson), Nate 'Rocket' Wonder (as Nathaniel Irvin III), Chuck Lightning (as Charles Joseph II) & Big Boi (as Antwan Patton)
Published by Jane Lle Publishing (ASCAP)/Tang Nivri Publishing (ASCAP)/Ink Is An Instrument Publishing (ASCAP)/Polar Bears Toe Nails/BMG Chrysalis (BMI)/Mushroom Music
Produced by Nate 'Rocket' Wonder, Chuck Lightning & Janelle Monáe for Wondaland Productions
Additional production by Roman GianArthur Irvin (as Roman GianArthur)
Courtesy of Bad Boy Records/Atlantic Recording Corporation
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Performed by Janelle Monáe featuring Benjamin Flores Jr. (as Lil P-Nut) and the Happy Feet Two Chorus
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A happy kids' film
16 November 2011 | by jdesandoSee all my reviews

Happy Feet Two has all the allegorical animation requirements in one amusing story about a little penguin's growth to self-knowledge and courage, a family that fights for each other, and an entire village of empire penguins determined to survive in the face of a daunting environmental catastrophe.

And don't forget the dancing penguin routines, now a part of our cultural memory because who would have ever thought such a conceit would work? In the case of this film, the dancing is central to the survival of the colony, all of which is just metaphor for having imagination and invincible spirit to overcome the odds.

The chances for Happy Feet Two being sappy and repetitive were significant, but its ebullient spirit, gifted voices like Robin Williams,' and a creative plot make the penguins an unlikely symbol of intrepid imagination. Anyway, when I hid in a trench in New Zealand to see the little lovelies trundle home as they always do at the same time each day, I was hooked to see an animation renewing our cultural romance with penguins and the beast fable itself.


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