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Though the concept is no longer fresh, Spy Kids 2 is still an agreeable and energetic romp. Read critic reviews

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Now full fledged Spy Kids, Carmen (Alexa Vega) and Juni (Daryl Sabara) Cortez are back for another James Bond style adventure. Their newest mission takes them to a distant island where they take on a mysterious man and his imaginative creatures. But this time, they also have to fight the forces of rival sibling Spy Kids, Gary (Matt O'Leary) and Gerti (Emily Osment) Giggles, as they head right into a trap that will test each and every spy in the Cortez family.

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  • Aug 26, 2015
    Ridiculously absurd, Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams is a goofy children's film that delivers some fun laughs. After being shown up by a rival team of spy kids, Carmen and Juni Cortez attempt to redeem themselves by retrieving a stolen top secret device that's been taken to a mysterious remote island. Steve Buscemi gives an excellent performance as a mad scientist, and some of the child actors (Emily Osment and Taylor Momsen) are pretty good too. Additionally, the film's tone is less zany than the original, which makes the comedy work better. Yet, while Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams has its moments, overall it's still low-budget shlock.
    Dann M Super Reviewer
  • Aug 06, 2013
    Rodriguez's sequel to the family-fun adventure expands even more and is visually advanced. Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams goes beyond its normal concept and is loosely yet efficient. With a much more expanded cast of supporting actors and its usual charm makes for a slight improvement than its predecessor. 4.5/5
    Eugene B Super Reviewer
  • Dec 22, 2012
    Not as good as the first and completely different too, Very wierd story and just felt too silly at times and very effects heavy that weren't too good.
    Jamie C Super Reviewer
  • Jan 10, 2012
    It's still flawed as ever but, this time, the action scenes are fun, and the plot reasonable.
    Bram S Super Reviewer

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