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Kronk's New Groove



Weak storyline and, frankly, not much groove.
  • Rated: G
  • Genre: Family and Kids
  • Release Year: 2005
  • Running Time: 75 minutes

What parents need to know

Positive messages

Pacha is a loving father to kids. Kronk's own father accepts him in the end.

Violence & scariness

Kronk and older folk chase Yzma.

Sexy stuff

Some flirtation, kissing, dancing together between Kronk and his lady love.


"You idiot, " feeling jiggy."

Not applicable
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that older people are tricked out of their money and lodging, and kids are told to do what it takes to win. Kronk recounts a frightening experience that happened when he was a child. Within the context of a fairly tepid story are magic, deception, and threats.

What's the story?

A sequel to the popular Disney movie The Emperor's New Groove, KRONK'S NEW GROOVE is the story of a former henchmen turned head-chef. All is well until he gets word that his father is coming for a visit. He has never received a thumbs-up from his dad, so Kronk (voiced by Patrick Warburton) resorts to his old ways to present himself as a "success." In the end, Kronk's friends help him realize that he has success -- he has many friends, a career that he enjoys, and a peaceful, honest life.

Is it any good?


The story itself is disjointed with unnecessary attempts of humor that are clearly geared for parents. For example, when Kronk pulls down a screen to view a tape, he forgets to take out his "stag reel" with images of a buck. Still, there's a good lesson about being true to your own groove, but it just takes a little too long to get there. Many parents will recognize the hilarious Patrick Warburton as the voice of Kronk.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the pressure Kronk felt to live up to his father's standards. Why doesn't he see himself as a success? How is success measured -- by wealth or happiness?

Movie details

Theatrical release date:December 13, 2005
DVD/Streaming release date:December 13, 2005
Cast:Eartha Kitt, John Goodman, Patrick Warburton
Director:Saul Andrew Blinkoff
Studio:Walt Disney Pictures
Genre:Family and Kids
Run time:75 minutes
MPAA rating:G
MPAA explanation:for all audiences

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Parent of a 8 year old Written byagnechan November 16, 2010

Strongly recommended

My 8 year olds says, "I thought this movie was funny when I watched it. It had a really good story line."
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Kid, 9 years old November 17, 2013

Great Movie

It's a great movie!Young viewers will think Yzma is scary because all the characters say she's "scary beyond imagination".There's a bit of love in the story,too. CSM was very stupid when making this rating(They give it only two stars,really?! I think this one was better than the first and it deserves at least 4 stars).Naturally,I think this should be PG because Yzma.
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Great messages
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Too much violence
Too much sex
Teen, 13 years old Written bymockingjay99 January 4, 2012

Really funny, for adults, kids, and teenagers.

REALLY FUNNY MOVIE!!! I watched it when i was little and it was hilarious. My sisters and i replayed "KRONK!!!" towards the end over and over again and laughed hysterically. We still do. My sisters are all older than me (I'm a teenager) and we still LOVE this movie. I watched it again now and i finally got all the jokes i never under stood before. Adults will like it becuz of the jokes only they understand and kids will love it as well.
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