• Released
  • May 26, 2011
  • PG , 1 hr 30 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Animated
  • 1,282 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A formidable villain threatens Po's (Jack Black) new life of awesomeness by conquering China.

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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
It all moves along briskly, with a degree of visual grace and a solid feel for 3D.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The animation is elegant, the story is much more involving than in the original, and there's boundless energy.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
At times, Kung Fu Panda 2 suggests "Bambi" redone as an episode of Oprah. Yet it's a more-than-worthy sequel.
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Kung Fu Panda 2 plunks down squarely in the spot marked for "chop-socky action with heart."
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75

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Scenic, inventively playful, and successfully serious when it wants to be.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, who oversaw the elegant title sequences from the first film, likewise gives Kung Fu Panda 2's series of...
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75

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Black is clearly suited for the role of a modern-day Inspector Clouseau, a hero clown who can't help but save the day.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Hardly a scene goes by that isn't visually striking or kinetically thrilling, and all of it enhanced by 3-D.
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63

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
It's still Black's franchise, though. And part of the problem with this sequel is how little it lets its star just riff with silly abandon,...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A ghastly sequel to a charming animated film.
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Rated PG | For For sequences of martial arts action and mild violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Panda hero saves the day in surprisingly deep family film.
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