Rio 2

Rio 2
A group of blue birds sitting on the head of a crocodile, that is submerged in a river
Theatrical release poster
Directed byCarlos Saldanha
Produced byBruce Anderson
John C. Donkin
Screenplay by
Story byCarlos Saldanha
Based on
  • Characters by
  • Carlos Saldanha
  • Earl Richey Jones
  • Todd Jones
Starring
Music byJohn Powell
CinematographyRenato Falcão
Edited byHarry Hitner
Production
companies
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • April 4, 2014 (2014-04-04) (International)
  • April 11, 2014 (2014-04-11) (United States)
Running time
101 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$103 million[2]
Box office$498.8 million[3]

Río 2 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated musical comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. It is the sequel to the 2011 computer-animated film Río. The title refers to the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, where the first film was set and Rio 2 begins, though most of its plot occurs in the Amazon rainforest. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Jemaine Clement, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, and Jake T. Austin reprising their roles from the first film with new members including Bruno Mars, Andy Garcia, Rita Moreno, Rachel Crow, Kristin Chenoweth, Amandla Stenberg, Pierce Gagnon, and Miguel Ferrer, the film was released internationally on April 4, 2014,[4] and on April 11, 2014,[4] in American theaters. The film grossed $498 million worldwide, against a production budget of $103 million.

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  2. ^ Faughnder, Ryan (April 10, 2014). "'Rio 2' to take on 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' at box office". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on June 30, 2009. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  3. ^ "Rio 2 (2014)". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on October 26, 2019. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
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