The Secret Life of Pets 2 3D

Coming to Cinemas 20 June 2019

The follow-up to 2016's animated adventure comedy, with Patton Oswalt (replacing Louis C.K.) and Harrison Ford among the cast's newcomers. They join Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate and Dana Carvey, as well as director Chris Renaud and writer Brian Lynch, who both reprise their duties.

Max and his pet friends continue to live their secret lives after their owners leave the house for the day.

Empire (UK)

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A sequel that feels less necessary than willed into being, but that doesn't mean it's not pleasantly entertaining.

Hollywood Reporter

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Sufficiently buoyant to charm the audiences that turned SLOP into a record-breaking box office proposition.

Screen International

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The Secret Life of Pets 2 may not offer a new tale, but it certainly knows the joy of greeting happy, wagging ones.

The Guardian

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A sequel that's better than the original. It's wittier, less frenetic and introduces fresh characters and a nice scene of strategic furball vomming.

The Times (UK)

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Even a vocal cameo from Harrison Ford, playing a sturdy country canine, can't save it.

Variety (USA)

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Stronger sentiments and higher hijinks elevate this sequel above the original.

Stuff.co.nz (James Croot)

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Like its predecessor, Pets 2 works best in its witty observations of human and animal behaviour.