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FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue

By Common Sense Media, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Bland sequel lacks original's star power; some peril.

Movie G 1998 75 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

were they on drugs when they made this?

"When you leave behind Rob Willson, you leave out PROGRESS!!!!" ^This.
age 5+

not so sequel :L

Great movie,Great atmosphere, its not superior as first one but still a worth to watch :3

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

This sequel was produced on a more modest scale than the original, and unfortunately lacks Robin Williams's and Tim Curry's verbal antics. Without Williams's wit and a villain whom kids love to hate, the sequel will seem bland to sophisticated older kids. However, younger kids should enjoy watching the cute rainforest dwellers thwart some greedy poachers. FernGully: The Last Rainforest offered top-notch animation and a celebrity voice-cast. This sequel is a pleasant if uninspired follow-up to that critical and commercial success. It contains some visual treats, even though the animation is comparatively simple.

Fortunately, younger kids will probably not notice the shortcomings of the cast. Instead, they'll delight in the heroic adventures of the rainforest creatures, including iguanas, kangaroos, and wombats. The movie places these animals in lush rainforest backgrounds with bright, eye-catching colors. The artwork conveys a deep appreciation of nature.

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