Rio 2 3D Synopsis
Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and his family travel to the Amazon to learn to live as wild birds.

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Critic Ratings


The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The superiority of the musical sequences, and laziness of the writing, creates a dynamic where you find yourself wishing the characters...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Zwecker
With a splashy Brazilian-themed musical score, top-notch voice talent and sharp-witted writing, the sequel to “Rio” is one delightful...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Justin Lowe
Under Saldanha's guidance, an extensive team of animators and visual effects artists elevates the 3D format to an alluring level, with...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Rio 2 is not what I would call Amazon prime, but it’s got enough silly songs and daffy critters to keep the little ones happy.
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Time Out London

By Tom Huddleston
The characterisation is feisty and memorable, the song-and-dance sequences intricate and colourful, and it’ll charm the socks off little...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Most impressive: the striking vibrancy of the animation. This is the rare movie that earns the extra cost of 3-D glasses.
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By Angie Errigo
A very unfocused, sporadically funny film, lifted by its (predictable) visual splendour.
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By Justin Chang
This hyperactive toon extravaganza has color, flair and energy to burn. But it’s the sort of relentless juggling act that finally proves...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Stephan Lee
There are fun moments, especially with Kristin Chenoweth’s vampy poison dart frog. But with more evolved films like "The LEGO Movie" and...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Rio 2 teems with colorful animated splendor and elaborate musical numbers, but its rambling, hectic, if good-hearted, story is for the...
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Best sequel

By mama_cindy
My 11-year old son and I LOVED Rio. When we found out there was going to be a sequel, we were very excited. But, I was a bit hesitant since most sequels are not as good as the fist one. But, this...

Rio 2 in 3D

By One Tamed LionKing
This was a great movie to take our grandkids. Personally most animated films are just ok but this one was surprisingly very clever, funny and enjoyable. It had a great little plot, funny characters,...

Great movie for the whole family

By Grandma12
Really great and very colorful. Loved the music and the 3D! It was awesome. Took my grandson who is 8 and he loved it. Can't wait to buy it for the younger ones to watch as they get old enough to...

Beautiful animation, so-so story

By Scoutingboy
Me and the fam watched it in RealD, and the colors, animation, and depth of the graphics are amazing! Kids are 11 & 9, and even though they sat through it and got some chuckles from the toung in...


By madeliemedina
If your a kid at heart go and see this movie. It's funny and fun I enjoyed it 3D the best. Singing an animation was great..... Go see it. I think I had more fun than the kids....


By viper777
Great family movie....grandkids enjoyed it so much! So glad to see theaters showing more family oriented movies.....the humor can be appreciated by both the adults and the children! Thanks for...

Fun Movie

By bofficer
My daughter and I enjoyed the move very much. The music was good and it had a good story line. We saw the 3D version which made it even more fun with the characters acting and dancing. Good family...

Please.....stop don't go

By newmercies65
This movie was not very good. I was hoping a blue macaw would come and peck me in my head to put me out of my misery. My 7 yr old son and 5 year old daughter also thought the movie also was not very...

Rio 2 - fun for all...

By Mark1186
Its very hard for family friendly animations to capture the fun of the first movie, but Rio 2 definitely came very close. Rio was one of our daughters favorite movies. She had a great time at the...

animation was awesome, script was terrible

By urdunca
the animation in this movie was great but the script made it a NO for me and my wife. we are not movie critics per se but the story line was so weak we would have got up and walked out if we had not...

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Rated G | For Cartoon/Animation Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Catchy music and just a few predators in fun sequel.
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