Mar 1, 2019
While the first film attempted to have a wider appeal, the sequel casts a smaller net... It simply feels as if filmmakers took a step backwards with this picture.
Sep 29, 2013
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.
Sep 13, 2013
IT'S a rarity, but it's nice when a sequel learns from the mistakes of its predecessor.
Aug 7, 2013
Yes, this is the point in the summer when I outsource my critical judgment to my kids.
Aug 1, 2013
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.
Jul 31, 2013
Though not the best film out there, The Smurfs 2 has more than enough Smurf-essence to entertain viewers of all ages.
Jul 31, 2013
Smurf-ophiles will love it but the unconverted still won't be feeling the blues.
Jul 31, 2013
It's sursmurfingly not-bad.
Jul 31, 2013
It's not exactly "Ratatouille," but this quasi-animated movie makes an amusing late-summer vacation from superheroes and shoot-'em-ups.
Jul 30, 2013
Will kids like "The Smurfs 2" at least as much as the first one? Answer: Is a Smurf's butt blue?
Jul 30, 2013
For movies that don't aspire to the pedigree of age-spanning animated tales, it's harmless and above-average.
Jul 28, 2013
A sequel that changes scarcely a drop of Smurf-essence in its winning formula.
Jul 28, 2013
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.