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Parents' Guide to

Kronk's New Groove

By Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Weak sequel has innuendo, some stereotypes.

Movie G 2005 75 minutes
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age 9+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 6+

Really nice sequel, actually!!

I actually really liked this sequel! It may not have as high stakes as in the original movie, but it's still good. You can tell they tried to stay true to the style and feeling of the original movie as much as possible (they actually even got the same animator back to animate Kronk!) Kronk was defenitely one of the best characters in the first movie, probably the kindest henchman to a Disney villain ever, so I'm really happy he got an own story here. He's seriously such a great role model for kids, he's nice, kind, funny, helpful and actually pretty smart. The movie kinda starts the same way as the first one did, with our main character being sad and lonely and then telling us what happened. The main plot is about how Kronks dad is gonna come for a visit. And he's expecting his son to have certain things if he would ever be proud of him. And when Kronk hear his father is gonna come, he remember when he DID have all of that, and he's telling the lady boss at the restaurant he works on (as you probably remember from the first movie) about these things in form of two stories. One which is about how he gets the elder ones to sell their home, and the next one is about how he found a love interest. :) These are actually pretty nice stories (thankfully without feeling like a TV-show or anything). We get to see Kronks lovely relationship with everyone around him, Yzma is coming back, and she's even having a song here! And the woman he falls in love with, Birdwell, is also such a great role model. We also gets to see more of Kronk in his role as this squirrel-scout leader. Also appreciate that the movie doesn't end there, but we also gets to see his father coming then, and we get a hilarious climax. And at the end, without giving to much away, we get this beautiful message about your friends are more important than some material things. So overall, this is a very sweet sequel which deserves more attention, for the time and effort they put into it. It defenitely makes Kronk and his fanbase justice, and for those who are fans of all the other characters, don't worry, they show up too, including Kuzco! Just pop it in and have a great time! :)
age 18+

Pornography inuendo!

Disney is aware of the every single animated frame that is drawn and placed on an animation or a film so why would they put the sign Stag Reel right before the character speaks about his ex? there were jokes about the characters father falling for a man who dressed up in drag to help a friend, and he was being inappropriate with him. This very adult comedy and inappropriate subliminal messages for kids. There are some messages of doing the right thing when you have wrongly lied to people but honestly that gets lost with all the other messages.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (12 ):

The story itself is disjointed with unnecessary attempts at 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.

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