The Jungle Book 2 Synopsis
Mowgli and a human friend return to the jungle to visit Baloo and the rest of his animal family.

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Miami Herald

What makes this sequel work is the charm of its story.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
This is a by-the-numbers rehash that will leave anyone much over 5 enormously grateful that, if you duck out before the lengthy end...
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50

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Children should enjoy Jungle Book 2 just fine. Adults will wonder why anyone bothered.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a perfectly acceptable short-term baby-sitter. Just make sure the original gets a fair viewing first.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Note that it took six writers to come up with the script for The Jungle Book 2. Note that Rudyard Kipling isn't one of them.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

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The same money-minded dreamers who found a way to ''Return to Neverland'' have hacked a path back to Baloo heaven.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
This lame animated fable, despite having "direct-to-video" written all over it, was released by Disney, in an act of unparalleled greed and...
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50

Chicago Tribune

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At its core, a movie for children. There is no hidden adult story line, not much sexual innuendo and very little dry humor.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Offers up the absolute bare necessities of a sequel.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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The overall result of this remake is something as safe and dull as oatmeal.
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Rated G
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 4+ OK for kids, but not the most inspired sequel.
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