The Jungle Book 2
The Jungle Book 2 (2003)

Mowgli lives in his new man village, but he misses his pal Baloo who likewise pines for his man cub. Restless Mowgli decides to return to the free atmosphere of jungle life. He leaves behind his new girlfriend, Shanti, who's afraid of… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: February 14, 2003
DVD Release Date: June 10, 2003
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Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This inferior rehash of The Jungle Book should have gone straight to video.

Laura Sinagra
Village Voice

John Goodman's Baloo admits, 'King Louie? He split!' Before the third defibrillation of 'Bare Necessities,' you and your kids might too.

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Scott Craven
Arizona Republic

That scratching sound you hear isn't Baloo the bear rubbing against a tree, it's Disney scraping the bottom of the sequel barrel with a follow-up that has none of the charm or creativity of the original.

James Plath
Family Home Theater

The characters giggle too much (as hyper-cute Saturday morning animated offerings will do), the music isn't as well integrated into the story, and the humans come across like an Indian version of The Cosby Show.

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Todd McCarthy

More development and nuance in Karl Geurs' script would have made a big difference.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Relatively innocuous but utterly unnecessary -- except from the standpoint of unbridled capitalism.

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Dustin Putman

[Blu-ray Review] A minor work from the Mouse House, but Disney enthusiasts will still want to pick up this high-definition package for the stupendous picture and lossless audio upgrade. They know who they are, and for them this Blu-ray comes recommended.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Wait for it to come out on video, it'll baby sit a four-year-old. Anybody else is gonna be bored by it.

Jane Horwitz
Washington Post

Likely to provide 72 minutes of enjoyment and a few scary thrills to tykes, as well as a pleasant diversion for parents.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews is, in the final analysis, difficult to recall a more underwhelming series within the Mouse House's ongoing body of work.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Well, if there was going to be any way of stripping down the original classic to the bare bones, it is definitely the 2003 sequel "The Jungle Book 2."… More
Bradley Wright
Although a nice conclusion for the characters, this is a very short and embarassing attempt at a sequel.
erika bruhns
it totally not like the first film.
Bradley J
It isn't a complete failure and the new cast has their moments, but it is a completely unnecessary sequel which loses most of the charm, fun, and… More
Jason Owens
Perhaps I'm in the minority in thinking/saying this, but I think Disney rocks at making sequels to their all-time classics, and this is definitely one of… More
Nick Clavette
Not bad of a sequal, but in the theaters?! COME ON! We already know it wasn't going to be a success which didn't surprise me, I wish this was made… More

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