G | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.
This is the first Blue Sky Studios film to be produced in a 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio; all of that company's previous films were produced in 1.85:1.
So let me get this straight? You were attacked by a little white bird?
Sylvio: Yes! With this rag!
Sylvio: He held it to my mouth, like... like this!
Linda: We're doomed.
Toward the end of the film when Tipa tries to avoid the oncoming parade floats with the plane, he pulls back on the flight controls to take off. The scene switches to an outside shot of the plane's wing where the flap moves to the down position, but pulling back on the controls manipulates the elevator, on the tail, which would cause it to pivot upward. The flaps are controlled separately.
The initial set of credits is accompanied by a reprise of "Real in Rio" from the main cast. It is then followed by a scene of a featherless Nigel being photographed by Mauro.
Also released in a 3D version.
£1,515,853 (UK) (10 April 2011)
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