Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams

Little Spies. Big Attitudes.

Action Adventure Family
100 min     5.573     2002     USA


Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative menagerie of creatures. On this bizarre island, none of the Cortez's gadgets work and they must rely on their wits--and each other--to survive and save the day.


Kamurai wrote:
Decent watch at best, probably won't watch again, but can recommend for a younger audience. In traditional sequel fashion, this was worse than the original. It feels like it actually has a richer, more complex story to it with a better message of cooperation and right over wrong, but it relies too heavily on weird effects combined with a lack of technology working in the story. What really sets it apart is cross competitiveness with a secondary kid team, which was really cool to suddenly see a young Emily Osment ("Young and Hungry"). And Steve Buscemi shows up as a mad scientist which is interesting all to itself. The movie has its high points, but I feel like you spend far more time in the valleys.