Rio (Blu-Ray)

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not 3D

by JW on 1/16/2014

it's not 3D, even though the picture suggests it is.

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This comedy-adventure centers on Blu, a flightless macaw who acts more human than bird. When Blu, the last of his kind, discovers there's another ? and that she's a she ? he embarks on an adventure to magical Rio. There, he meets Jewel and a menagerie of vivid characters who help Blu fulfill his dream and learn to fly


Studio Foxvideo
SKU 222960575
UPC 024543771807
UPC 14 00024543771807
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 8/30/2011
Rating Rating
Family (General)
Kids Adventure
Editors Note
Note A misfit macaw named Blu (voice of Jesse Eisenberg) heads to Rio de Janeiro, embarks on a magnificent journey, and makes some loyal new friends in this animated adventure for the entire family. Domesticated from the time he was just a hatchling, Blu traded a life in the clouds for a contented existence in Moose Lake with his doting owner, Linda (Leslie Mann). They live under the impression that Blu is the last of his kind, but upon receiving word that a female macaw named Jewel (Anne Hathaway) has been discovered in Rio de Janeiro, Linda and Blu set their sights on South America on a mission to replenish the species. Shortly after their arrival in the Brazilian capitol, however, the two rare birds fall victim to a gang of greedy animal smugglers intent on making a mint by selling Blu and Jewel to the highest bidder. But the headstrong Jewel isn't about to be locked in a cage and put on display, so when the opportunity arises she stages a daring escape with the help of some wisecracking local birds, and takes her new friend Blu along for the ride. With the bumbling birdnappers fast closing in, Blu realizes that his only hope for making a clean getaway and reuniting with Linda is to finally summon the courage he needs to take flight. RIO also features the voices of Tracy Morgan, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, and
Box Office 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[RIO] flies high on comedy, heart and great music....It's perfect family fodder with a sterling voice cast..." 04/11/2011 ,"The opening, set in a Brazilian rainforest, is a floor-show extravaganza: All manner of winged creatures in unreal colors -- the flaming orange of Mercurochrome, the outer-space blue of artificially colored popsicles -- dip and sweep among the trees." 04/14/2011
Los Angeles Times "Though the colors are primary color fabulous, the real trick is in the character design and movement, unerringly naturalistic in that splashy cartoon way..." 04/15/2011
Wall Street Journal "Seldom has a film been so endearingly besotted by the possibilities of flying....Watching RIO means living happily in the moment." 04/15/2011
USA Today "It captures the lush beauty, musical rhythms and energy of Rio de Janeiro with a deft blend of vibrant visuals and spunky charm." 04/15/2011
New York Times "[T]his animated feature effort is a significant step the richness of its cast, the exuberance of its music and the vibrance of its palette." 04/14/2011
Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "As colourful as its heroes' lovely plumage and with some pleasing aerial set-pieces..." 06/01/2011
Sight and Sound "[With] sunny panache and colourful detail....The macaws are a pleasant comedy twosome..." 06/01/2011
Cast & Crew
Carlos Saldanha - Story
Lora Hirschberg - Sound Re-Recording
Gwendolyn Yates-Whittle - Sound Re-Recording
Gary Rizzo - Sound Re-Recording
Earl Richey Jones - Story
David Esneault - Production Manager/UPM
Galen Tan Chu - Animation Supervisor
Jason Sadler - Character Design
Sang Jun Lee - Character Design
Sergio Pablos - Character Design
Todd R. Jones - Story
Elvira Pinkhas - Special Effects Supervisor
Jamie Foxx - Voice
George Lopez - Voice
Jane Lynch - Voice
Leslie Mann - Voice
Francisco Ramos - Voice
Wanda Sykes - Voice
Judah Friedlander - Voice
Anne Hathaway - Voice
Rodrigo Santoro - Voice
Tracy Morgan - Voice
Jeff Garcia - Voice
Carlos Saldanha - Voice
Jesse Eisenberg - Voice
Karen Disher - Voice
Carlos Ponce - Voice
Tim Nordquist - Voice
Tom Wilson - Voice
Jake T. Austin - Voice
Jemaine Clement - Voice
Will.I.Am - Voice
Jason Fricchione - Voice
Kelly Keaton - Voice
Cindy Slattery - Voice
Bebel Gilberto - Voice
Sofia Scarpa Saldanha - Voice
Bernardo Depaula - Voice
Davi Vieira - Voice
Gracinha Leporace - Voice
Phil Miler - Voice
Renato D'Angelo - Voice
Justine Warwick - Voice
Miriam Wallen - Voice
Carlos deOliveira - Co-Star
Sergio Mendes - Voice
Ester Dean - Voice
Sam Harper - Screenwriter
Don Rhymer - Screenwriter
Randy Thom - Sound Re-Recording
Tom Carlson - Music Editor
Renato Falcão - Director of Photography
John Powell - Composer
Josh Sternin - Screenwriter
Jeff Ventimilia - Screenwriter
Carlos Saldanha - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2011
UPC 00024543771807
Number of Discs 4
Running Time 96 minutes
Color (unknown/unconverted)
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  2.40:1
DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 2.40:1, English, Spanish
Product Attributes
Video Format Blu-Ray
Andy Webster, New York Times ...brings a lot to the party.
Claudia Puig, USA Today ...a refreshing adventure worth taking.
Megan Lehmann, Hollywood Reporter ...Exotic eye candy and infectious beats make for a fun animated frolic.

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