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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Dwayne Johnson
Josh Hutcherson
Michael Caine
Vanessa Hudgens
Luis Guzman
Directors
Brad Peyton
Screenwriters
Running Time
94 minutes

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Contains mild thrills but huge bees


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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Plot
Teenager Sean Anderson (Hutcherson) heads off on another quest, this time to a magical island with a gold volcano and tiny elephants. And his buff stepdad (Johnson) and kooky grandad (Caine) are along for the ride.


Verdict
Massively throwaway, but funnier and more likable than the first entry. Mainly that’s due to an A-list pairing that’s as inspired as it is demented.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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