Rio 2

2014 film by Carlos Saldanha

Rio 2 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated musical comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. It is the sequel to the 2011 computer-animated film Rio. The title refers to the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, where the first film was set and Rio 2 begins, though most of its plot occurs in the Amazon rainforest. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Jemaine Clement, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, and Jake T. Austin reprising their roles from the first film with new members including Bruno Mars, Andy Garcia, Rita Moreno, Rachel Crow, Kristin Chenoweth, Amandla Stenberg, Pierce Gagnon, and Miguel Ferrer. It was released internationally on April 4, 2014, and on April 11, 2014, in American theaters. The film grossed $498 million worldwide, against a production budget of $103 million, and received mixed reviews from critics, garnering praise for the animation and songs but criticism for the writing. The film was dedicated to the memory of Don Rhymer, a screenwriter for the film and a screenwriter and story writer on the first film.

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Spix's Macaws Blu and Jewel and their three children—Bia, Carla, and Tiago—are living happily in the city but Jewel is disappointed to see her children becoming to... ...read more

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