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Happy Feet Two Movie Review & Toys Gift Idea

Updated on July 8, 2016

About George Miller and the Happy Feet Movies, Toys and Products

Welcome to my Happy Feet Two Hub Page, where you will fine interesting facts about Director George Miller and the Happy Feet movies.

Here you will also find a few of the great Happy Feet merchandise available especially if your looking for children gift ideas .

Please add comments if you found this hub Page was of interest or useful.

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About Director George Miller & Happy Feet

Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two is an American-Australian computer-animated family musical, directed and co-written by George Miller. Born in 1945, George Miller is an Australian film director, screenwriter, producer, but was originally trained as a medical doctor.

It was during his residency at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital, he spent his time-off crewing on short films, and was where he met student film producer Byron Kenndy, after which the duo worked on numerous films together including the Mad Max movies starring Mel Gibson.

George Miller is best known for writing and directing The Mad Max series but has also worked on numerous films including The Witches of Eastwick, starring Jack Nicholson, Susan Sarandon, Cher and Michelle Pfeiffer, Co-wrote Lorenzo's Oil with Nick Enright and more recently he wrote & directed The Babe movies, Babe and Babe: pig in the city.

Miller won two Oscars for Babe, for Best Picture and Best Screenplay. Later he would go on to also win an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature as well as a BFTA for Happy Feet in 2007.

Happy Feet was said to be partially inspired by documentaries such as the BBC's Life in the Freezer. It was produced at Sydney-based visual effects and animation studio Animal Logic for Warner Bros and used motion capture technology to create the tap-dancing sequences.

Happy Feet stared Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving as Robin Williams and Steve Irwin. The film was also dedicated to Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin.

Image by Michelle O'Connell, Flickr
Image by Michelle O'Connell, Flickr

Happy Feet Two in 3D

Happy Feet 2 is the story of Mumble's son, Erik, is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. Meanwhile, Mumble and his family and friends discover a new threat their home, one that will take everyone working together to save them.

Starring:

  • Elijah Wood ... Mumbl
  • Robin Williams ... Ramon / Lovelace
  • Hank Azaria ... The Mighty Sven
  • Pink ... Gloria
  • Brad Pitt ... Krill #2
  • Matt Damon ... Krill #1
  • Sofía Vergara ... Carmen
  • Hugo Weaving ... Noah
  • Magda Szubanski ... Miss Viola
  • Anthony LaPaglia ... Boss Skua

Below is the trailer for the Happy Feet 2 film if you have not seen it yet but also a great review from Beyond The Trailer reviewer Grace Randolph.

Happy Feet 2 Trailer

Happy Feet 2 Review by Beyond The Trailer with Grace Randolph

If loved Happy Feet Two the movie then there is no better way to keep experiencing the rhythm then in the latest video game. Based on the film Happy Feet Two is a kids friendly game suitable for ages up to 13 years. It is developed by Warner Brother and available in a range of video game platforms. The game play is relativity simple and suitable for its target audience and revolves around the player in collecting friends into his penguin family and solving a number challenges. And to achieve this he dances to impress fellow penguins. The game mirrors much of the films and a more detailed overview can be found in the Happy Feet Two Video Game review below.

Review of Happy Feet Two Video Game

The Happy Feet Two Lets Go Fishin' Game

A natural follow on from video games is of course regular games but there is nothing regular about the Happy Feet Two Fishin' Game. A new take on from the original this four player fishing game should entertain children for hours of fun, include are 17 hungry penguins that rotates around on the glacier game base. And four fishing poles to catch them all. Suitable for 4 year old's and up. This game brings back memories.

Features:

  • Includes 17 lively penguins
  • Four fishing poles
  • For 1 to 4 players
  • Ages 4 and up

The Dancing Talking Happy Feet Two Plush toys

Finally, we can not finish a Happy Feet Two hub page with out mentioning the Dancing Talking Mumble & Friends collection of plush toys. These 10 inch tall plush toys are adorable and performs the penguin dance while flapping their flippers. Each plush penguin holds nineteen stored catch phases or saying from the film and they even interact with one another in a group dancing to music. They are for sure one of the best interactive plush toys around suitable for ages 3 and up. For a detailed look at Erik and his friends see the video review and penguin dance below. And for more reviewers comments and feedback can be found on Amazon.com at The Happy Feet Two Dancing Talking Plush Figure.

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By printingartticle Flickr

Happy Feet The Movie 2006

Happy Feet tells the tale of one penguins quest for love. In the world of the Emperor Penguins, who finds their soul mates through sing a unique song called a "Heart Song", a penguin named Mumble is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce! Join Mumble as he uses his fancy footwork to tap dance his way into the heart of the one he loves.

Starring:

  • Elijah Wood ... Mumble
  • Elizabeth Daily ... Baby Mumble
  • Brittany Murphy ... Gloria
  • Alyssa Shafer ... Baby Gloria
  • Robin Williams ... Ramon / Lovelace
  • Hugh Jackman ... Memphis
  • Nicole Kidman ... Norma Jean
  • Hugo Weaving ... Noah the Elder
  • Carlos Alazraqui ... Nestor
  • Lombardo Boyar ... Raul
  • Jeffrey Garcia ... Rinaldo
  • Johnny A. Sanchez ... Lombardo
  • Magda Szubanski ... Miss Viola
  • Miriam Margolyes ... Mrs. Astrakhan
  • Fat Joe ... Seymour

Behind the Scenes of Happy Feet

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      mistyblue75605 lm 5 years ago

      My kids and me had loved watching this movie! It was way better than I had thought it would be! Definatley kept us entertained throughout the entire movie! Nice lens, thanks! :0)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Nice lens! I saw the first Happy Feet film at the start of 2007 and I really enjoyed it, so I look forward to seeing the second one. In fact I didn't even realise they've made a sequel until I read this lens!