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The Smurfs 2 (2013)



Critic Consensus: Like its predecessor, Smurfs 2 may amuse small children, but it's largely an unambitious, charm-free collection of slapstick gags and one-liners.

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The Smurfs are back with this follow-up to the blockbuster smash hit from 2011. J. David Stem and David Weiss provide the script, from a story they wrote with Jay Scherick and David Ronn. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

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Hank Azaria
as Gargamel
Jonathan Winters
as Papa Smurf
JB Smoove
as Hackus
Anton Yelchin
as Clumsy Smurf
John Oliver
as Vanity Smurf
George Lopez
as Grouchy Smurf
Nancy O'Dell
as Herself
Katy Perry
as Smurfette
Karim Babin
as Room Service Waiter
Gaston Morrisson
as New York Taxi Driver
Erika Rosenblum
as Pregnant Mom
James A. Woods
as Peanut Father
Henri Pardo
as Father-To-Be
Vanessa Matsui
as Mother With Camera
Dusan Dukic
as Curious Dad
Ruth Chiang
as Single Mom
Andy Quesnel
as Woman in a Box
Mylene Robic
as Hotel Assistant Manager
Martin-Guy Bélanger
as Hotel Sous-Chef
Robert Reynaert
as Candy Man
Martin St-Antoine
as Tourist with Coffee Cup
Patrick Baby
as Palais Garnier Security Guard
Bruno Paviot
as Hotel Desk Manager
Sylvain Quimene
as Cat Man in Audience
Gaelle Herisson Pietri
as Pregnant Model
Janicke Askevold
as Pregnant Model
Beatrice Rosen
as Pregnant Model
Mathilde Snodgrass
as Pregnant Model
Tom Kane
as Narrator Smurf
Fred Armisen
as Brainy Smurf
Jeff Foxworthy
as Handy Smurf
Alan Cumming
as Gusty Smurf
Gary Basaraba
as Hefty Smurf
Adam Wylie
as Panicky Smurf
Joel McCrary
as Farmer Smurf
Kenan Thompson
as Greedy Smurf
Paul Reubens
as Jokey Smurf
Shaquille O'Neal
as Smooth Smurf
B.J. Novak
as Baker Smurf
Jimmy Kimmel
as Passive-Aggressive Smurf
Shaun White
as Clueless Smurf
Mario López
as Social Smurf
John Kassir
as Crazy Smurf
Sean Kenin
as Smurf Voice #1
Patricia Summersett
as Smurf Voice #2
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Critic Reviews for The Smurfs 2

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The Smurfs 2 panders to children, offering nothing more than a series of fart jokes and pratfalls, for the obvious purpose of cashing in on an already established fan base.

April 23, 2015 | Rating: D- | Full Review…

In this obnoxiously peppy 3D sequel, "smurf" is an all-purpose prefix that the anaemic script uses when words fail. Which is often.

August 12, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Yes, this is the point in the summer when I outsource my critical judgment to my kids.

August 7, 2013 | Full Review…

The sonorous voice of the late Winters in the role of wise Papa Smurf will have old-timers pine for the zaniness that comic genius could inspire in his prime. If only The Smurfs 2 had a smidgen of that madness.

August 2, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

The Smurfs 2 reaches an apex, of sorts, when Brendan Gleeson plummets from the sky into a dumpster, entirely naked and covered in Smurfs.

August 2, 2013 | Rating: 2/5

Smurfs 2 doesn't have to reach very high to meet our low expectations, but even then the strained, witless movie about thumb-sized, magical blue creatures proves to have a short grasp.

August 2, 2013 | Rating: 2/5

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La la la-la la, The Smurfs 2 sucks. There's nothing too juvenile or stupid for this movie, no joke that's too low-brow or cartoonish. With absolutely no respect for its audience, The Smurfs 2 is a horrible smurf-tastrophe.

Dann Michalski
Dann Michalski

Super Reviewer


Get ready to get naughty! Good for kids, bad for adults! While I have seen a fair number of kids movies over my time, I ,like one of the other reviewers, found the movie boring and did not enjoy. There's no point in pulling punches here because, let's face it, these movies are meant as a distraction for kids. The jokes are bad, the acting is cheesy and the story isn't complicated. The whole point of the first film was to be something that will dazzle children with jokes only kids can laugh at and some brightly colored characters dancing across the screen. The formula for this sequel doesn't change that. The only real difference I saw in this one was that it looked like the writers were trying to add a little more heart to the story by throwing in heavy elements of belonging and family. Once again, this movie is intended to bring smiles to little kids who still think boogers are the height of cuisine but, at least, the film felt like it was trying to make some improvements and strides to make this a better family film than the last one...also, the special effects are still decent, so it has that going for it. The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs, Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette and brings her to Paris, where he has been winning the adoration of millions as the world¹s greatest sorcerer. It's up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy, and Vanity to return to our world, reunite with their human friends Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her! Will Smurfette, who has always felt different from the other Smurfs, find a new connection with the Naughties Vexy and Hackus or will the Smurfs convince her that their love for her is True Blue?

Manu Gino
Manu Gino

Super Reviewer

Hank Azaria is the best reason to watch these Smurf films. He steals the show as Gargamel. He reminds me of Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers films. Overall, I had the same reaction to this film as I did the original. It is cute and has some good moments. I only recommend the film, for Azaria's performance in it.

Sol C
Sol C

Super Reviewer

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