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Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998)

Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998)

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For this animated direct-to-video sequel to Disney's 1995 animated Pocahontas, Irene Bedard returns to the title role -- with Judy Kuhn once again providing Pocahontas' singing voice. The story starts in colonial Jamestown before Pocahontas travels to England to meet with the king in hopes of preventing a British-Indian war. Her guide and companion is royal emissary John Rolfe (Billy Zane). They are attracted to each other, but Pocahontas yearns for John Smith (Donal Gibson, brother of Mel Gibson). After a conflict with the evil Ratcliffe (David Ogden Stiers), the missing Smith is presumed dead. Ratcliffe tells the king that the Jamestown Indians are savages, so Pocahontas enters high society, hoping to prove otherwise by presenting a civilized appearance at the Royal Hunt Ball. Ratcliffe schemes to sabotage Pocahontas' plan. New songs by Marty Panzer and Larry Grossman include the closing-credits tune, Between Two Worlds.
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G
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Animation , Kids & Family
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DisneyToon Studios

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Cast

Irene Bedard
as Pocahontas
Billy Zane
as John Rolfe
Jean Stapleton
as Mrs. Jenkins
Linda Hunt
as Grandmother Willow
Russell Means
as Powhatan
Donal Gibson
as John Smith
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Critic Reviews for Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World

All Critics (7)

Strikes familiar notes of how the true 'savages' are the Englishmen...but in the end, the princess gives herself over to an Englishman and literally drifts away in the wrong direction of history. [Blu-ray]

Full Review… | October 15, 2012
Groucho Reviews

The film's history lesson is too ludicrous to view as anything but comedy.

Full Review… | September 28, 2012
Antagony & Ecstasy

More romance than history, but kids will enjoy.

Full Review… | January 2, 2011
Common Sense Media

Because the first one wasn't historically inaccurate enough

October 28, 2005
Film Threat

A slapdash effort, with none of gorgeous colors and animation of the first film and little of its emotional resonance.

Full Review… | August 7, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World

½

The first 20 minutes of this movie is the best, most moving part of the thing, but from then on it drags down to Yawnsville, with a much darker tone, hit or miss songs (the first one Pocahontas sings is beautiful, & the one the Jesters & Radcliffe sing was really good), & a somewhat rushed plot. The animation is still beautiful, surprisingly, & the colors are gorgeous (but still not up to par to the colors of the first one).

Frisby 2007
Frisby 2007

Super Reviewer

½

Even more of a lie about history than the original

Jackson Walsh
Jackson Walsh

Super Reviewer

½

A grand dissappointment no doubt. The critics even thought that the first one was inaccurate enough.

Nick Clavette
Nick Clavette

Super Reviewer

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