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The Smurfs 2 Reviews

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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 Source: 3AW | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 29, 2013
Matt Neal
The Standard

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

Full Review Source: The Standard | Original Score: 3/5

September 13, 2013
Christopher Orr
The Atlantic
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Yes, this is the point in the summer when I outsource my critical judgment to my kids.

Full Review Source: The Atlantic

August 7, 2013
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Enjoyable sequel to the 2011 hit, enlivened by decent animation, strong comic performances, a terrific voice cast and a witty, nicely pitched script that ensures there is entertainment for both adults and children.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

August 1, 2013
Alexander Lowe
We Got This Covered

Though not the best film out there, The Smurfs 2 has more than enough Smurf-essence to entertain viewers of all ages.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 6/10

July 31, 2013
Tim Evans
Sky Movies

Smurf-ophiles will love it but the unconverted still won't be feeling the blues.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

July 31, 2013
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It's sursmurfingly not-bad.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 31, 2013
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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It's not exactly "Ratatouille," but this quasi-animated movie makes an amusing late-summer vacation from superheroes and shoot-'em-ups.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

July 31, 2013
Kristin Tillotson
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Will kids like "The Smurfs 2" at least as much as the first one? Answer: Is a Smurf's butt blue?

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

July 30, 2013
Neil Miller
Film School Rejects

For movies that don't aspire to the pedigree of age-spanning animated tales, it's harmless and above-average.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: C+

July 30, 2013
Scott Foundas
Variety
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A sequel that changes scarcely a drop of Smurf-essence in its winning formula.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 28, 2013
John Hazelton
Screen International

Hybrid specialist Raja Gosnell returns as director and ably delivers slapstick comedy for the kids and nicely shot views of Paris landmarks for the adults.

Full Review Source: Screen International

July 28, 2013
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

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 Source: Urban Cinefile

September 10, 2013
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

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 Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2/4

September 2, 2013
Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

This follow-up is driven solely by financial motives, and available in 3D, of course.

Full Review Source: Cinemalogue.com

August 30, 2013
Pete Hammond
Movieline

Smurftastically stupid. Here's a sequel to a movie we didn't care about the first time around. It's enough to make you blue.

Full Review Source: Movieline | Original Score: 2/5

August 14, 2013
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

I took my inner-5-year-old to see The Smurfs 2 and what happened? The little weasel sneaked out of the theater and went to watch something else.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: .5/5

August 14, 2013
Guy Lodge
This is London

In this obnoxiously peppy 3D sequel, "smurf" is an all-purpose prefix that the anaemic script uses when words fail. Which is often.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

August 12, 2013
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

'Smurfs 2' joins many other live action/animation mixes as an average outing for the smaller fry.

Full Review Source: Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) | Original Score: 2/4

August 8, 2013
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com

Everything that was right with the first one is wrong with the second one.

Full Review Source: jackiekcooper.com | Original Score: 4/10

August 8, 2013
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