The Jungle Book 2

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

OK for kids, but not the most inspired sequel.

G 2003 72 minutes

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 6+

Just fine!

While I agree this movie does NOT top the original, there are still some things I like about it. The animation is very nice to look at. And I like how it has so much music from the first movie, really gives you a nice nostalgia kick. There are only two new songs that might be forgettable, but I find the song "The Jungle Rhytm" to be quite catchy. And I think it's fair that this movie takes off where the first movie ended and we get to see how Mowgli's life is in the village. His new little brother Ranjan is so cuuuute. And even if Shanti has a pretty big difference in her personality here than what she felt like in the end of the first movie, she although is a good role model for kids. And the villain returns in this movie, I mean how often does that happen? And I also likes the ending here a little bit better. Overall, while it's not the best sequel to a Disney movie, it's not the absolutely worse. It's a nice little nostalgia trip with also some new experiences for the Jungle book fans! :)
age 4+

The Jungle book 2

I would say that "The Jungle Book 2" is not as good at all as the original and should make some plot improvements.

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