Picture from Happy Feet Two
Overall B+

In the first Happy Feet movie, Mumble (voice of Elijah Wood) broke the penguin tradition of singing by introducing dancing. But his own son (voice of Ava Acres) won't follow in his footsteps. Instead the boy wants to learn to fly!

Violence B-
Sexual Content B
Profanity A-
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG for some rude humor and mild peril.

Talk to your kids about…

Happy Feet Two

Who does Erik idolize in the beginning of the movie? Why is he so impressed by Sven’s ability to fly? What qualities does he later come to appreciate about his father? What changes Erik’s impression of his father?

What role does adaptation play in the ability to survive? What protections and other advantages do animals enjoy by being part of a larger group? Is it the same for humans?

What musical styles are found in this movie? Which one is your favorite?