- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 18, 2003
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Miramax Lionsgate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - French
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - Spanish
- Additional Release Material:
- Behind the Scenes
- Deleted Scenes
- Music Video: "Isle of Dreams"
- Audio Commentary: Robert Rodriguez - Director
- School at Big Bend National Park
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Access
- Interactive Games: Transmooker Trouble
- Production Art
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Alexa Vega &
Bill Paxton &
Director of Photography:
Entertainment Weekly - 08/09/2002
"...The inventiveness is still superior....The introduction of an older Cortez generation is inspired..."
Los Angeles Times - 08/07/2002
"...Robert Rodriguez is more than in touch with his inner child....He's proving himself to be perhaps the most gifted maker of live-action family adventure film around..."
USA Today - 08/07/2002
"...[Rodriguez] is a cinematic one-man band....The resulting fantasy film looks dazzling..."
New York Times - 08/07/2002
"...Full of kinetic, mischievous charm....[Rodriguez] has an intuitive, exuberant sense of what will keep today's media-savvy, gadget-obsessed children entertained..."
Box Office - 10/01/2002
"...The filmmaker's whimsical touches and loving homages to the superspy and action genres give rise to some amusing moments along the way..."
Sight and Sound - 10/01/2002
"...The CGI work has a pleasingly jumpy quality, creating a sense of the fantastic..."
Total Film - 10/01/2002
"...Rodriguez turns in enough vivid imagery to hold your attention...and ensures energy levels are high..."
The spy kids are back in this highly inventive sequel to the original smash hit. Once again, cinematic multi-tasker Robert Rodriguez (SPY KIDS 2's director, writer, producer, director of photography, editor, and composer) brings his high-octane, technicolor brand of antics and special effects to the screen. This time the kids are a little older and a lot more experienced as they fight to save the world and secure their reputation as the best in town. After proving themselves as top-notch spies like their parents (Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino) in the original SPY KIDS, Carmen and Juni Cortez (Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara) are now at the top of the new OSS kids division. That is, until they meet a new sibling spy team, Gary and Gerti Giggles (Matthew O'Leary and Emily Osment), and their position is threatened. In a race to save the world, the rival spies travel to the Island of Lost Dreams, a world that resembles the Bermuda Triangle, which is populated by fantastical genetically altered creatures, brought to life by the resident mad scientist, Romero (Steve Buscemi). However, on the mysterious island none of the kids' high-tech James Bond-inspired gadgets work, so they must rely on their own cunning and family smarts to save the world. Viewers of all ages will enjoy this delightful sequel full of tongue-in-cheek humor, wacky creatures of all shapes and sizes, and nonstop action.
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:
Spy Kids(TM) 2: The Island Of Lost Dreams
The coolest SPYkids anywhere are back for a huge new adventure! This time, Carmen and Juni are on a mission to recover a device that threatens the entire world! They enlist the skills of Mom and Dad (Carla Gugino and Antonio Banderas) -- and even their SPY grandparents (Holland Taylor and Ricardo Montalban) -- in a thrilling show of family teamwork! With even more cool gadgets, imaginative creatures, and awesome special effects ... it's a nonstop high-tech adventure for everyone!
Family Interaction |
Kids Adventure |
- Theatrical release: August 7, 2002