Paddington 2

Release Date: January 12th, 2018

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2018

PG |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop -- the perfect present for his beloved aunt's 100th birthday. When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration.

Cast: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Samuel Joslin

Director: Paul King

Genres: Adventure , Comedy , Children

Production Co: Heyday Films, Anton Capital Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    Every bit as perfectly tuned, cruelty-free funny and kind-hearted as its predecessor, maybe even more so. show more

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Paddington 2 is “The Godfather Part II” of Peruvian bear movies, a sequel that surpasses the superb original. show more

  • 100
    Wendy IdeScreen International

    An exemplary sequel, the film retains the innocence and beguiling lack of cynicism of the first film, but moves on to explore other motifs show more

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Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)