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Rio 2 (2014)

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It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law.

Director:

Carlos Saldanha

Writers:

Don Rhymer (screenplay by), Carlos Kotkin (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
2 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jake T. Austin ... Fernando (voice)
Carlinhos Brown ... Audition Bird (voice)
Kristin Chenoweth ... Gabi (voice)
Jemaine Clement ... Nigel (voice)
Jim Conroy ... Capoeira Turtle (voice)
Rachel Crow ... Carla (voice)
Bernardo De Paula ... Carnival Barker / Blue Sentry (voice)
Nola Donkin Nola Donkin ... Opera Bird (voice)
Jesse Eisenberg ... Blu (voice)
Miguel Ferrer ... Big Boss (voice)
Jamie Foxx ... Nico (voice)
Pierce Gagnon ... Tiago (voice)
Andy Garcia ... Eduardo (voice)
Jeffrey Garcia ... Spoonbill / Perl (voice)
Bebel Gilberto ... Eva (voice)
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It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law. Written by TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX

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He's villainous, she's venomous. See more »


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Trivia

The fourth Blue Sky Studios film to be produced in 2.35:1, after Rio (2011), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) and Epic (2013). See more »

Goofs

When Linda and Julio notice that their canoe is coming towards a waterfall, they act frightened and start back-paddling like crazy, when all they had to do was climb out of their canoe before it reached the waterfall. See more »

Quotes

Roberto: No, no, no, you guys are staying in my nest.
Blu: Whoa.
[echoes]
Roberto: It's something I put together with my own two wings of course... And my strength. And my brawn.
[drums playing in his chest as he flexes his pecs]
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Crazy Credits

Unlike the first Rio, no opening credits aside from the movie's title are shown. See more »

Connections

Follows Rio (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Memory
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Trevor Nunn and T.S. Eliot
Performed by Claira Nicole Titman (as Claira Titman)
Produced by John Powell
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A good animation is made weak by clichéd writing.
4 May 2014 | by bradduggSee all my reviews

A good animation is made weak by clichéd writing.

Lot of work and thought and detailing goes into an animated film. But if the writing is weak it cannot be pulled off easily. RIO 2 precisely suffers from that. The scenes are too clichéd for my comfort and the plot is very age-old. The bird formations, their beautiful feats have been all been seen in RIO and there is nothing new to offer on that front too in RIO 2. I felt like the basic format of the earlier film RIO was taken and just few modifications were done in writing. So it has that been there, seen that feel that does not add up any value.

The voice over is good and it seems like Jesse Eisenberg did make effort to feel like the bird Blu. Although the chemistry between the two birds, Blu and Jewel does not show up adequately, individually voice over of each was good. It's Anne Hathway for the female protagonist, Jewel.

The other aspects were fine, considering this is a commercial animated film. A word about music, which was good in RIO, comes weak and though are many songs, not even one was memorable, as I left the theater. So the music did not make any impression either.

If people like average stuff or have not seen RIO, perhaps will like it as they may find some new things here. For me, I did not like it and felt like a big bore. An average rating of 2/5 for this. It's not bad, it's purely mediocre.


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Country:

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Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

11 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$103,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,327,869, 13 April 2014

Gross USA:

$131,538,435

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$498,781,117
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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