Bambi II
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Bambi knows his mother is gone. His stoic father, the Great Prince of the Forest, has little choice but to raise Bambi on his own. He has no experience caring for a fawn, but as wise friend Owl suggests, who better to raise the young prince than the Great Prince himself? Bambi is sent off to play with his friends Thumper and Flower, who are going to the yearly ritual of the Groundhog emerging from its hole. Thumper is trying to avoid his adorable but nosy little sisters, and Flower is hoping for more winter so he can get back to hibernating. Bambi also reconnects with the sweet doe Faline, who… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Lightly amusing but unremarkable."
‑ Joe Leydon, Variety
"Maybe Bambi II is II much Bambi."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"This is solid proof that in times of such dire straits, like the direct to video Disney sequels, hope still exists. The endless patience has been worth it."
‑ Rory L. Aronsky, Film Threat
"I can't deny the movie is a delight to the eye and may be playful enough to entertain young children. For me, however, the original is enough."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Even if we're going to concede that the narrative space filled by Bambi II needed the filling... surely there was a better story than this one."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"...Bambi II never quite comes off as anything more than a needless sequel."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Bambi II doesn't entirely live up to the original, but how could it?"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Certainly not perfect, but Bambi II isn't a bad DTV midquel."
‑ R. L. Shaffer, IGN DVD
"Playing it safe renders it mediocre, unaligned with its predecessor in spirit, though its thoughtful efforts in visual and musical homage shouldn't go unnoticed."
‑ Jeffrey Chen, Window to the Movies
"While it might have been interesting to see Bambi truly updated for the 21st century with up-to-date computer animation techniques, I rather liked the route they took."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, Buzzine Magazine
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