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Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief. Written by
Before Warner Bros. bought the U.S. rights to Paddington 2 (2017), Bob Weinstein said: "The first Paddington (2014) grossed over $75 million [in North America] and we expect even greater success for Paddington 2 (2017). Test screening scores are through the roof." See more »
All of the prison uniforms are shown pink after Paddington does the laundry because he washed them with a red sock. However, he washed the uniforms in several machines and included a red sock in only one machine--meaning most of the uniforms should not have come out pink. See more »
Have you ever been fired, Mr. Brown?
Well, no. But, er - Are you, you quite sure you're ready for the workplace, Paddington?
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Like in Paddington (2014), the credits feature the assurance "No bears were harmed in the making of this film." See more »
Paddington 2 really is a fine children's movie. In fact, I would go as far as to say one of the best children's movies I have seen. It is not just charm and whimsy and genuine laughs though it has those in buckets - it is a real plot, and a solid caper movie to boot. By building on an ingenious crime element and real plotting it has turned from a sentimental journey to something more. As an avid reader of the books as a child, the main worry is the spirit of the bear who believes in the good in everyone, while creating untold chaos around him, will get lost to serve the storyline or some idea of updating Paddington. Luckily, none of the spirit is lost, and instead, we have an immensely enjoyable, fun, funny, and charming film. The whole family loved it - and we all laughed, cried, and cheered. Just be sure to stay seated for the credits. A really excellent children's film.
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