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SPY KIDS 2: THE ISLAND OF LOST DREAMS

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Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
100 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/07/02
performer:
Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Daryl Sabara, Alexa Vega, Steve Buscemi, Alan Cumming, Mike Judge, Cheech Marin, Ricardo Montalban, Bill Paxton, Danny Trejo
director:
Robert Rodriguez
distributor:
Dimension Films
author:
Robert Rodriguez
genre:
ActionAdventure, Kids and Family

We gave it a B

The kids with the underage mojo and their sleuth parents (Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino) are back to save the world, or something like that, on the island sanctum of a mad scientist (Steve Buscemi). Nothing, inevitably, matches the surprise charms of Robert Rodriguez’s original, delightful junior-division-Bond adventure. But the inventiveness is still superior, and the addition of grandparents played by Ricardo Montalban and Holland Taylor is inspired.