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STUART LITTLE 2

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Stuart Little 2

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
72 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/19/02
performer:
Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox, Jonathan Lipnicki, Brad Garrett, Melanie Griffith, Nathan Lane, Hugh Laurie, James Woods, Steve Zahn
director:
Rob Minkoff
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
Bruce Joel Rubin
genre:
Kids and Family, Comedy, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a B

In its air-popped way, it comes closer than the first Stuart Little film did to evoking the novel’s wistful vision of loyalty and friendship. Stuart, now comically integrated into the Little family, finds a comrade in Margalo, a troubled parakeet who drops into his miniature sedan. Michael J. Fox and Melanie Griffith voice these two with a vulnerable urgency, and the animation is so vibrant that you can practically reach out and touch the fur and feathers. Stuart Little 2 is lively without being hyperkinetic — it’s a bouncy mouse caper with a wee bit of soul.