Overall Rank: 13009
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 27
Theatrical Release Date: 11/18/2011
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/13/2012
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: George Miller
Actors: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Anna Faris, Pink, Elizabeth Daily, Matt Damon
Plot: Mumble the penguin has his hands full when his son Erik shows a reluctance to dance and then gets involved with The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly. Yet things go from bad to worse when an outside force threatens his entire world, unless he can unite the penguin nation against it. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/10/2019
Its use of pop music is the only thing that makes it anywhere near as memorable as the first movie.
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sreekirch - wrote on 05/27/2012
“There is no worry”. This sequel to the original oscar winner is surely a dumb one. The lines of animation might be splendid, but it lacked the tempo and gusto the original gave. The emotional response, the artifacts and the plot were very well handled in the first part.
Director George Miller does not provide the required elements of joy in the movie. It is more sophisticated and looks a bit odd in terms of presentation and narrative. The second part crumbles slightly with sub plots and lot of characters to be exposed and handled. The narrative goes pulpy. It takes awhile before the main plot begins. One might fix with a plot, but rather get an another plot within few scenes. Still it is good enough to watch the penguins dancing to the floor recollecting happy feet.
The plot …
LeeAnn M. - wrote on 04/29/2012
It takes more than song and dance to capture an audience for 90 minutes. The imagery of bright colors of new sweaters from the aliens and marine life under the artic ice is impressive. There were many mini-plots throughout the film. The main plot line is the rescue of penguins trapped by a seperated ice shelf, and this cuts them off from the feeding grounds. All the old friends from the first Happy Feet are there, with Gloria voiced by Pink. There are new friends to be found around Emperor Land, with a ton of music scattered through the film, even when it is not needed. The only complaint I have about the film is the lack of cohesiveness linking the mini-plots together. The movie seemed to skip around with randomness. My kids liked the movie and thought it was worth the $1 rental fee.
trophywife - wrote on 12/09/2011
If you are one of those people who avoid , like I do, movies that lure you in with the promise of pure mindless entertainment but end up preaching an underlying environmental message, then here is a little heads up: Happy Feet 2 is something that falls squarely in that category. Call me old fashioned, but I really like it when the people who create the animated movies don’t try to insert their deeply held convictions into the storyline. Seriously, I just came to see some penguins dance.
THE GOOD: I need to be honest with you and admit that I am probably one of the few American parents who has NOT seen the first installment of Happy Feet. It’s possible that, because I went to the sequel without seeing the one that started it all, I might have missed something that would have …
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