Air Bud 2 - Golden Receiver
Air Bud 2 - Golden Receiver (1998)

In this family canine comedy, a sequel to Air Bud (1997), Josh Framm finds it a problem when his widowed mother Jackie starts seeing the community's new veterinarian, Patrick Sullivan. Sullivan gives a football to Josh's golden… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: August 14, 1998
DVD Release Date: December 12, 2000
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Critic Score: 21% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Hartl
Seattle Times

The original film's director, Charles Martin Smith... has been replaced by Richard Martin, who brings a family-hour blandness to every scene.

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Anita Gates
New York Times

The film is pleasantly sweet and occasionally sharp.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

This sequel doesn't quite have the heart of the first Air Bud.

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Monica Eng
Chicago Tribune

[The film is] marked by dumbfoundingly bad dialogue, cliche-driven plotting and groan-worthy predictability.

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Paul Tatara

Though the movie is inept in a number of key ways, what it really lacks is a lead actor who can carry his scenes with an un-doggish panache.

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Terence Henderson
Philadelphia Daily News

Although Air Bud: Golden Receiver is bit unrealistic (I know you're shocked), it does accomplish its purpose, which is to provide great fun for children.

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Leonard Klady

As sequels go, Air Bud: Golden Receiver is barking up the wrong tree.

Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle

It's a Styrofoam-cup comedy, lightweight and disposable, but this G-rated fantasy of suburban family life is a good bet for its intended audience of 12-year-olds and younger.

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John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

If you're a 7-year-old, at whom the film is aimed, you'll probably have no problem with the idea of a dog being able to join a school football team. If you're a cynical old critic like me, you may feel differently.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Not quite as good as the original, but I love the air bud movies, just by how much fun can be take out of them. They are a fun ride to watch, and this football… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A dog that can play football? That's crazy! And yet Disney came up with another Air Bud movie. It fit perfectly into the Disney live-action family film… More
erika bruhns
Really good
Dillon Lupky
This movie is amazing...okay not really.
Coxxie Mild Sauce
i want to put that dog in a blender. then he'll be an "air spud" haha
Steven Vincent Gee
The dog playing Air Bud in the end of the movie is a different dog from the one in the beginning. This is one talented dog.