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Rio

A 3-D animated feature from the creators of ‘Ice Age’

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ADVENTURES IN RIO DE JANEIRO Rafael (voiced by George Lopez) and Blu (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg) in Rio
Blue Sky Studios

Rio

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
96 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/15/11
performer:
Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez
director:
Carlos Saldanha
distributor:
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Don Rhymer
genre:
Animation, Comedy

We gave it a C

STARRING Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, and George Lopez
DIRECTED BY Carlos Saldanha

In this 3D animated film, Jesse Eisenberg voices a blue macaw named Blu, the last male of his species. After scientists discover that a female blue macaw — voiced by Anne Hathaway — is living in Rio de Janeiro, they send Blu south so that he and the lady bird can mate. (Talk about performance anxiety.) Along the way, of course, hijinks ensue. George Lopez, Wanda Sykes, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, and Jermaine Clement of Flight of the Concords all play feathered friends.