Rio 2

Synopsis: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.
Director(s): Carlos Saldanha
Production: 20th Century Fox
  1 win & 22 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min

What is love if it's not with you?

I know when you're alone

You feel it too

In your arms is where I long to be

'Cause being with you gives me sanity

Welcome to Rio!

Listen to me, darling

I wake up every morning

thinking about the way you feel

I wonder if you know it

And what good is the party

If you're not around?

But listen to me now

What good is love?

If it's not your love

What good is love?

Am I your baby love?

If it's not your love

Is it a crazy love?

This is a crazy party

I'm so glad I'm here with everybody

Baby, move your body

Shake it to the ground

Break it, break it,

break it down, Blu


What's a song if you

can't hear it too?

Can't imagine dancing without you

A shooting star

Ain't really nothing to see

If you're not right here

Standing next to me

Listen to me, darling

I wake up every morning

Thinking about the way you feel

I wonder if you know it

What good is the party

if you're not around?

Listen to me now

What good is love?

If it's not your love

For a bird from Minnesota,

you've got some moves.

That wasn't a move.

That was an accident.

But I accept the compliment.

It's great Rafael

could watch the kids.

Yeah, it looks like

you're stuck with me all night.

You're my one and only, Blu.

That's a good thing,

since I'm the only other one.

Hey, you lovebirds! Happy New Year!

Rafi? Where are the...

The kids are with Luiz. No worries!

Worries. Right here.

Luiz? Where are the kids?

What? I don't have any kids.

Our kids!

Oh, right. I left them with Tiny.


What? She's an excellent babysitter.

I'm a terrible babysitter!

This is gonna be awesome!

All right,

I've done all the calculations...

and each explosion

will be perfectly synced to the beat.

Unless I didn't carry the one.

Here's my vision.

Red, blue, green, yellow, yellow!


Here's my vision.

Boom! Crash! Bang! Kapow!

I don't think your parents

would like this very much.

Here we go.

Where are you going, little bird?

- Hey, what is this?

- Oh, Dad.

Guys, you know the rules.

No pyrotechnics

without adult supervision.

We asked Tiny.

That's even worse.

Sorry, Tiny.

You don't have to pay me, Senhor Blu.

Kids, next time, ask me.

But you always say "no."

No, I don't.

Dad, you're in denial.

Honey, do I always say "no"?

- Yes. I mean, no.

- Great.

Now Mom's saying it, too.

Listen, we are the last

blue Spix's Macaws left on the planet.

We have to stay safe.

Birds of blue feathers...

Have to stick together.

I smell chicken.

No, no, no!

No, no, no!

By my calculations,

that's his twenty-seventh "no" today.


- Five, four, three, two, one!

- Everybody, fly!

Happy New Year!

Oh, man. How come Dad

gets to have all the fun?

Look! It worked!

Well, this year is off

to a great start.

Amazon Expedition, day seven.

Two thousand miles from Rio...

we've reached the center

of the rainforest.

We are surrounded

by plants and animals...

struggling for survival...

as we glide effortlessly

down the river.

Effortless for you.

How pretty.

Spit it out, spit it out!

We are near the nesting grounds

of the Amazonian Wood Quail.

Odontophorus gujanensis.

Six months ago,

we rescued this little bird...

from smugglers.

It was sick, malnourished...

with a broken leg, but now...

my trusty assistant...

I mean, loving wife and colleague,

will release her...

back to her natural habitat.

It's okay.

You can go now.

Just like this.

Let me talk to her.

Go on.


Do you think she's

gonna be all right?

Give it some time.

Welcome home.

Wait a minute.

What is she saying, Tulio?

It's just hard for

her to say goodbye.


I think she's trying to warn us.

No, no, no, Linda.

It might be some sort

of mating dance.

Tulio! Look!

Paddle! Now!

Okay, okay, okay. Paddle.

Watch out!

Paddle, paddle! Backward, backward!

To the right! No, left!

Forward, forward! No, no!

Make up your mind, Tulio!

Cheese and sprinkles!

Oh, no!

Paddle, paddle! Faster!


Linda! Linda!


Thank heavens you're okay.

Tulio, is that a...

Linda! This is incredible!

Good morning, Jewel!

Hey! Everyone, look what I found.



Where did everybody...?

Okay, who's ready for some breakfast?


Did you know...

that these whole wheat pancakes have

twice the vitamins and minerals...

of regular pancakes?

And with the blueberries,

it's four times as tasty.

Hey, where are the blueberries?

Oh, Dad!

Looking for this?

Bring it.

It's down to the final minutes.

He's got magic in his feet!

He shoots!

- He scores! Goal!

- Goal!

Yeah, I got it. I'm good.

Heads up, Dad!



Hi, Mom.


Time to go.

Hey, honey. Hey. You hungry?

Blu, we talked about this.

Did we? I don't...

Yeah, so, what do you got there?


That's funny.

But seriously, what is that?

It's a Brazil nut.

I never thought I would find one

this close to the city.

I wanna show the kids

how to open one.

You mean like this?

Dad already showed us.

Wait. Wait, go back.

Mom! Dad!

You're on TV!

Doctor Tulio Monteiro,

the Bird Man of Brazil...

announced an important

discovery today.

We believe we have encountered

a wild blue Spix's Macaw...

deep in the Amazon jungle.

The blue Spix's Macaw

was thought to be practically extinct...

with the last remaining family

living under protection...

at the Blu Bird Sanctuary

in Rio de Janeiro.

We're famous!

If these birds can be found,

their home will be saved.

There may be a whole flock out there.

And if there is,

we will find them and protect them.

Hi, Blu!

Hi, Linda!

We're not the only ones.

There are more of us out there.

Yeah, that's great.

I'm sure they're...

All this time, I thought...

I thought we were alone.

Hey, it hasn't been all bad.

Of course not.

But just imagine

if there was a whole flock of us.

How amazing would that be?

- We gotta do something.

- We do?

Yeah, we have to fly to the Amazon

and help Linda and Tulio find them!

Whoa, we can't just pack up and go.

Why not?

It's about time this family

got a little air under our wings.

Look at us. IPods, TV. Pancakes?

We're not people, we're birds.

We have to get out into the wild

and be birds, Blu.

Let the kids connect to their roots.

Show them what I had.

They need this. We need this.

Come on, Blu, what do you say?

I don't know.


He didn't say "no."

Which means he

practically said "yes."

- Hey, wait a sec...

- It's gonna be so much fun!


We're going to the Amazon!

Wait. What's the Amazon?

The Amazon is one of Earth's

most endangered ecosystems...

due to illegal logging and farming.

Let's hope Doctor Monteiro

and his team...

can find these rare birds

so their home can be saved.

There may be a whole flock out there.

And if there is,

we will find them and protect them.

Tree huggers.

Get my boat ready.

I need to deal with this personally.


That would be me.

Okay, everybody can go home now.

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Don Rhymer

Don Rhymer (February 23, 1961 – November 28, 2012) was an American screenwriter and film producer. He graduated from James Madison University in 1982. He wrote movies like Big Momma's House, The Santa Clause 2, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Honeymooners, Deck the Halls, and the computer animated mockumentary Surf's Up. more…

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