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  Spy Kids 2: The Island Of Lost Dreams / Spy Kids II / Spykids 2  /    Review
Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
6.33 /10
 
Starring
Gregorio Cortez: Antonio Banderas, Ingrid Cortez: Carla Gugino, Carmen Cortez: Alexa Vega
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Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Written by: Robert Rodriguez

 
 
 
Released: 2002
   
Genre: ACTION
ADVENTURE
MONSTER
SCIENCE FICTION
SEQUEL
THRILLER
FAMILY
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: C
   
Length: 100
 
 


 
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Leaves you wishing Rodriguez had saved some of his ideas for another movie. There's a difference between fast-paced and chaotic, and Spy Kids 2 often blurs the line between the two.

(Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald)

There's no excuse for following up a delightful, well-crafted family film with a computer-generated cold fish.

(Jeanne Aufmuth, Palo Alto Weekly)

Has about 3/4th the fun of its spry 2001 predecessor ó but itís a rushed, slapdash, sequel-for-the-sake-of-a-sequel with less than half the plot and ingenuity.

(Rob Blackwelder, Splicedwire)

Family togetherness takes a back seat to inter-family rivalry and workplace ambitionÖ whole subplots have no explanation or even plot relevance.

(Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Film Guide)

Itís bigger, itís dumber, itís more obvious, itís less fun. Itís a sequel.

(MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher)

I didn't like the first one enough to recommend it. I liked this one even less.

(Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper)

Slapdash and boring.

(Eric Lurio, Greenwich Village Gazette)


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