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Rio 2 Synopsis
Blu goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all - his father-in-law.
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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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By cheerio_box
This was a good movie. Took my daughter and a group of friends to go see it for her Birthday and the liked it. Didn't have to see the first movie to know what was going on so even though we have...

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By smiley6867
Loved the first Rio and now I love Rio 2 just as much. My six year old was dancing in his seat as soon as the music started and I could not stop tapping my feet! The graphics are great, the story...

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By senn1234
Virtually no plot whatsoever, but it moves quickly and has a decent sense of humor (one bit involving a poisonous frog singing about a forbidden love had me laughing so hard i had a tear rolling down...

Great Movie

By jsmoot
This is by far one of the best kids movies ever. If you have a fidgety child, I would say this is one movie that will hold their attention through the whole movie....

Kids will enjoy it, parents will endure it.

By cmason852
There were a couple of funny moments, but overall Rio 2 was a below average sequel. My 5 year old daughter loved RIO and she greatly enjoyed Rio 2 as well. As for me, I greatly enjoyed Rio and only...

Reminder of family life

By johnoparker9001
This movie was a great reminder of enjoying the simple things of life and how it can make you happy. I truly enjoyed it, The music and the characters all made me come back to see it again. The...

Solid Enjoyable Sequel.

By jbodre
Rio 2 was a solid enjoyable movie. It had good comedy but could have been better. The movie also had good musical scenes and good voice acting. The story was ok but also could had been better...

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By judi1552
Sometimes 2nd movies are a disappointment, but Rio 2 was, in my opinion even better than the first! We laughed and enjoyed hearing all the kids in the theater laugh, too....

my daughter

By krystle016
my 7 year old daughter loved it, and as you know with these movies there was some adult comedy too, not too adult of course, but it was good, we enjoyed ourselves...


By cgrdy
you must go if you saw RIO 1, if not, then it does not have that much meaning. See Rio 1 first. The music was fabulous,as expected, choreography is beyond amazing and the story was tender and...

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