Kung Fu Panda 2
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In Kung Fu Panda 2, Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed. -- (C) Dreamworks

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 81%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[A] satisfying, if less than sensational, sequel to the funny, charming and action-packed animated feature from 2008."
‑ Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post
"Hardly a scene goes by that isn't visually striking or kinetically thrilling, and all of it enhanced by 3-D."
‑ Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal
"[Director Jennifer Yuh] manages the balance nicely; Po is alternately awesome and dumbstruck, and it can be fun to guess at the start of each scene which attribute will come to the fore. Often it's a combination on the two."
‑ Chris Knight, National Post
"["Kung Fu Panda 2" has] got everything you could want in a film made for kids including a good story, stunning animation, and a few laughs."
‑ Jeff Beck, Examiner.com
"Too bad it's so forgettable."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A solid slice of summer entertainment: forgettable, perhaps, but plenty of fun while it lasts."
‑ Tom Huddleston, Time Out
"Po and friends redeem themselves with a terrific third act, the animation (in three distinct styles) is superb and there's enough hiii-YA-ing to keep the kids yipping throughout."
‑ Kyle Smith, New York Post
"Kung Fu Panda 2 achieves something few sequels to blockbusters ever do -- it stays true to a successful formula without seeming tired, cynical, or lazy."
‑ Perry Seibert, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"I guess my expectations may have been too high. I didn't want a silly KUNG FU PANDA 2, loaded with jokes. I was hoping it would be more like the first one."
‑ Austin Kennedy, Sin Magazine
"One can only wonder if cinematic animation might find a new path, one far removed from the sadly lucrative video-game market."
‑ S. James Wegg, JWR
"Jack Black once again shows his excellence as a voice actor."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"The film's visuals are thrilling, beguiling, vivid: the greens of a glade or a terraced hillside; the molten reds of Shen's smelting works or yellow-orange arcs of fireworks."
‑ Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post
"Kung Fu Panda 2 benefits from an entertaining story, fantastic direction and amazing visuals. It's one of 2011's best animated films."
‑ Billy Tatum, We Got This Covered
"The best animated film of the year, Kung Fu Panda 2 plays as a solid kids' film, a great kung fu actioner, and an emotionally centered drama."
‑ R. L. Shaffer, IGN DVD
"The characters do a lot of chasing around, running, punching, and kicking, making the movie more exhausting than exciting."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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