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Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

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Critic Consensus: The storyline arc may seem a tad familiar to fans of the original, but Kung Fu Panda 2 offers enough action, comedy, and visual sparkle to compensate.

Movie Info

In Kung Fu Panda 2, Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed. -- (C) Dreamworksmore
Rating: PG (for sequences of martial arts action and mild violence)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 13, 2011
Box Office: $165.2M
Runtime:
Paramount Studios/Dreamworks - Official Site

Cast

Dustin Hoffman
as Master Shifu
Gary Oldman
as Lord Shen
Seth Rogen
as Mantis
Lucy Liu
as Viper
James Hong
as Mr. Ping
Michelle Yeoh
as The Soothsayer
Victor Garber
as Master Thundering Rh...
Danny McBride
as Wolf Boss
Dennis Haysbert
as Master Storming Ox
Michael Patrick Bell
as Gorilla Guard 1
Fred Tatasciore
as Panda Dad/Gorilla Gu...
Jason Bertsch
as Antelope Driver
Michael DeMaio
as Happy Bunny
Joseph Izzo
as Wolf Soldier 1
Dan O'Connor
as Stain Pig/Wolf Soldi...
Maury Sterling
as Wolf Soldier 3
Shane Glick
as Wolf Soldier 4
Lena Golia
as Pig Fan/Bunny
April Hong
as Mop Bunny
Stephen Kearin
as Musician Pig/Awesome...
Liam Knight
as Baby Po
Paul Mazursky
as Musician Bunny
Romy Rosemont
as Pig Mother
Jeremy Shipp
as Dumpling Bunny
Lauren Tom
as Market Sheep
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News & Interviews for Kung Fu Panda 2

Critic Reviews for Kung Fu Panda 2

All Critics (167) | Top Critics (36)

[A] satisfying, if less than sensational, sequel to the funny, charming and action-packed animated feature from 2008.

Full Review… | November 22, 2013
Washington Post
Top Critic

[Director Jennifer Yuh] manages the balance nicely; Po is alternately awesome and dumbstruck, and it can be fun to guess at the start of each scene which attribute will come to the fore. Often it's a combination on the two.

Full Review… | November 22, 2013
National Post

Kung Fu Panda 2 achieves something few sequels to blockbusters ever do -- it stays true to a successful formula without seeming tired, cynical, or lazy.

Full Review… | November 22, 2013
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Kung Fu Panda 2 benefits from an entertaining story, fantastic direction and amazing visuals. It's one of 2011's best animated films.

Full Review… | March 13, 2013
We Got This Covered

["Kung Fu Panda 2" has] got everything you could want in a film made for kids including a good story, stunning animation, and a few laughs.

Full Review… | September 20, 2012
Examiner.com

I guess my expectations may have been too high. I didn't want a silly KUNG FU PANDA 2, loaded with jokes. I was hoping it would be more like the first one.

Full Review… | May 12, 2012
Sin Magazine

Audience Reviews for Kung Fu Panda 2

The studio took a major risk, making a sequel to a film that really did not seem like it could go any further, but that statement has been proven wrong i many more ways than one. Po and the Furious Five have returned and are still ready for another adventure. The visuals have improved and we begin to get some back story on "Po's" childhood. This new story is creative and you will find yourself having sympathy over these characters. The action is on a much larger scale this time around, the task is much bigger, and the time is much shorter. "Kung Fu Panda 2" is just as good as the original, if not better and I cannot recommend this film enough. This has got to be one of the greatest animation sequels that I have ever seen, simply due to the fact that most animated sequels are always subpar. This is a great film for all ages and I cannot wait for part 3.

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

Kung Fu Panda 2 is a solid animation blockbuster. Jack Black brings more energy and flavor to the sequel. Although the story may lack the ambiance the first installment had, it is bounded together by its countless humor (even going sentimental) and improved animation. 4/5

Eugene Bernabe
Eugene Bernabe

Super Reviewer

½

Kung Fu Panda 2, it's a visual delight with very good action scenes, moving and sometimes have a lack of humor, but still a entertaining motion picture.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

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