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Kung Fu Panda 2 Synopsis
Po and the Furious Five face a formidable new threat.
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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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Ska2oosh!

By LaurieSeals
My kids and I loved it! I'd say its as good as the first one, if not better! I recommend for all families. If you havent seen, you can watch it free [BLOCKED WEBSITE] *...

wow

By theonore
I was not sure if iI would actualy like this movie or not when i sat down to watch it because i did not like the first kung fu panda all that mutch but when i watched it i loved it and so did the...

Kung Fu Panda 2

By lorijorn
My daughter and I loved the movie. Jack Black IS the Kung Fu Panda! He was a perfect choice for this role. The movie will have all of you laughing and at the same time it reinforces lessons about...

This is better than the first one!!!!

By seanc2k
If you liked Kung Fu Panda, then you will love Kung Fu Panda 2. This is by far one of the best sequels that I have seen in a long time. Usually sequels fail in comparison to the first movie, but this...

Kungfu Panda 2

By WendyXS_FeiXiangFilms
One "cartoon" that drew a tear. Yes, it made me cry. - KungFu Panda 2 delivers the usual fun humor and gorgeous graphics around a consistent and thoroughly developed plot/story. However this time we...

great family fun

By diet pepsi
we went to see this movie this year not knowing what to expect but we all loved it and thought it was just a blast and a good time for our entire family i only wish there were more movies out there...

Like Father Like Son

By guildheim
If you enjoyed the martial arts in the original then the second one won't disappoint you. The villian is a bit lacking but Dreamworks does a good job of building up the character. Unfortunately...

worth watching atleast once

By smitty821
I would say a typical feel-good, cute sense of humor, spiritually inviting cartoon movie that most people need once in a while. It def is a perfect family movie, but I would also pass it for adults....

Better than the first

By Steel642
Even though me and my younger siblings love the first movie, we quickly decided we wanted to return to see the sequel the very next day. The story touching and allowed older viewers to gain an...

A worthy sequel

By mman
Dreamworks usually makes sequels to its best properties, and Kung Fu Panda 2 is no exeption. But this film succeds by giving audiences just as much, if not more, of the humor, action, and heart of...

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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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