The Smurfs 2 (2013)



Critic Consensus: Like its predecessor, Smurfs 2 may amuse small children, but it's largely an unambitious, charm-free collection of slapstick gags and one-liners.

Movie Info

The Smurfs are back with this follow-up to the blockbuster smash hit from 2011. J. David Stem and David Weiss provide the script, from a story they wrote with Jay Scherick and David Ronn. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

Rating: PG (for some rude humor and action)
Genre: Comedy, Animation
Directed By:
Written By: David N. Weiss, J. David Stem, David Weiss, Jay Scherick, Karey Kirkpatrick
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 3, 2013
Box Office: $71.0M
Sony Pictures - Official Site


as Gargamel

as Smurfette

as Papa Smurf

as Hackus

as Grouchy Smurf

as Clumsy Smurf

as Vanity Smurf

as Herself

as Room Service Waiter

as New York Taxi Driver

as Pregnant Mom

as Peanut Father

as Father-To-Be

as Mother With Camera

as Curious Dad

as Single Mom

as Woman in a Box

as Hotel Assistant Mana...

as Hotel Sous-Chef

as Candy Man

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as Palais Garnier Secur...

as Hotel Desk Manager

as Cat Man in Audience

as Pregnant Model

as Pregnant Model

as Pregnant Model

as Azrael

as Narrator Smurf

as Brainy Smurf

as Handy Smurf

as Gusty Smurf

as Hefty Smurf

as Panicky Smurf

as Farmer Smurf

as Greedy Smurf

as Party Planner Smurf

as Jokey Smurf

as Smooth Smurf

as Baker Smurf

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as Clueless Smurf

as Social Smurf

as Crazy Smurf

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Critic Reviews for The Smurfs 2

All Critics (88) | Top Critics (27)

Yes, this is the point in the summer when I outsource my critical judgment to my kids.

Full Review… | August 7, 2013
The Atlantic
Top Critic

The Smurfs 2 panders to children, offering nothing more than a series of fart jokes and pratfalls, for the obvious purpose of cashing in on an already established fan base.

Full Review… | April 23, 2015

Yay! The Smurfs are back - bigger, bolder and bluer than ever. It's fun fun fun, a more-than-worthy, hyper-energetic sequel to the fabulous first film...It's all wonderful fantasy nonsense, delivered fast and with plenty of self-consciously cheap laughs.

Full Review… | September 29, 2013

IT'S a rarity, but it's nice when a sequel learns from the mistakes of its predecessor.

Full Review… | September 13, 2013
The Standard

While the 2011 Smurfs movie set in New York was filled with blue-tinged charm and cute-dom, the follow-up in Paris lacks the sweet innocence from the last time around, resulting in a yarn that is overblown and a bit of a yawn

Full Review… | September 10, 2013
Urban Cinefile

The early-elementary-school-age kids in the auditorium will certainly shut up for ninety minutes, but just about anyone outside of that demographic will find attention wandering.

Full Review… | September 2, 2013

Audience Reviews for The Smurfs 2


Get ready to get naughty!

Good for kids, bad for adults! While I have seen a fair number of kids movies over my time, I ,like one of the other reviewers, found the movie boring and did not enjoy. There's no point in pulling punches here because, let's face it, these movies are meant as a distraction for kids. The jokes are bad, the acting is cheesy and the story isn't complicated. The whole point of the first film was to be something that will dazzle children with jokes only kids can laugh at and some brightly colored characters dancing across the screen. The formula for this sequel doesn't change that. The only real difference I saw in this one was that it looked like the writers were trying to add a little more heart to the story by throwing in heavy elements of belonging and family. Once again, this movie is intended to bring smiles to little kids who still think boogers are the height of cuisine but, at least, the film felt like it was trying to make some improvements and strides to make this a better family film than the last one...also, the special effects are still decent, so it has that going for it.

The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs, Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette and brings her to Paris, where he has been winning the adoration of millions as the world¹s greatest sorcerer. It's up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy, and Vanity to return to our world, reunite with their human friends Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her! Will Smurfette, who has always felt different from the other Smurfs, find a new connection with the Naughties Vexy and Hackus or will the Smurfs convince her that their love for her is True Blue?

Manu Gino

Super Reviewer

God damn it!

Liam Gadd
Liam Gadd

Super Reviewer


La la la-la la, The Smurfs 2 sucks. There's nothing too juvenile or stupid for this movie, no joke that's too low-brow or cartoonish. With absolutely no respect for its audience, The Smurfs 2 is a horrible smurf-tastrophe.

Dann Michalski
Dann Michalski

Super Reviewer

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