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Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)

Christopher Gaze , Michael Dobson , David Molina , Terry Shakespeare  |  PG |  DVD
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Christopher Gaze, Michael Dobson, Paul Dobson, Tabitha St. Germain, Brian Drummond
  • Directors: David Molina, Terry Shakespeare
  • Writers: Bob Thompson, Greg Klein, Henry Gilroy, Tom Pugsley
  • Producers: Bob Thompson, Bobbi Swartzendruber, Charles Layton, Danica Pupa, James Wang
  • Format: Surround Sound, Animated, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Unknown)
  • Dubbed: French
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Walt Disney Video
  • DVD Release Date: October 19, 2004
  • Run Time: 75 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0002IQG2G
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #156,769 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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Experience the awesome action-packed adventure in BIONICLE 2: LEGENDS OF METRU NUI, the all-new, full-length CGI-animated movie that goes deeper into the legendary world of BIONICLE! When mysterious dark forces threaten the glorious city of Metru Nui, Toa Lhikan gives six Matoran the tools and responsibilities of new Toa. These guardians must quickly master their new powers, demonstrate their worth to their honorable leader Turaga Dume, retrieve the hidden Great Kanoka Disks, and rescue the inhabitants of their island city! Will they succeed before time runs out, or will darkness prevail? BIONICLE 2: LEGENDS OF METRU NUI features new allies and new adversaries -- including ruthless Vahki Enforcers and mysterious Dark Hunters! Experience the nonstop action and adventure as Vakama and his five courageous companions set out to prove they are heroes worthy of their own legends!

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Following the exciting, 2003 animated spectacle Bionicle: Mask of Light, Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui extends Lego's movie franchise based on its Bionicle line of robotic warriors. Legends is actually a prequel to Mask of Light, which focused on the Toa, six guardians of the Matoran tribe on the island of Mata Nui, and the imminent arrival of a seventh member to their ranks. Legends tells the story of how the Toa came to be, chosen from the pool of Matoran youth in the great city of Metru Nui and, though physically transformed, hardly prepared for increased size and superheroic powers. In short order, the Toa--who babble and bicker like agitated adolescents--have to master their new gifts, impress their leader, and prepare to protect their home. Sprawling adventure, nonstop action, and real emotional complexity make this computer-generated universe a continually viable source for endless story possibilities. --Tom Keogh

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Far Superior to Predecessor October 24, 2004
A Kid's Review
Format:DVD
The entire LoMN experience far superseds MoL as the ultimate incarnation of the BIONICLE franchise. It is not that I hold anything against Mask of Light, it was simply uninventive- rip-offs were everywhere, drawing from everything from LotR to Alien. This prequel is a much more original endeavor.

The special effects are simply breathtaking. From a shadowy hand reaching from an ominous cloud to the incredible action sequence in the forge between Toa Lhikan and... er, the bad guys, this film is a treat for the eyes. Character animations are flawless, and their movements are realistic. Sound effects are unbelieveable, and the musical score is the best I've ever heard in a direct-to-DVD film.

As for the plot: in the original, it was a simple "you'll-only-get-it-if-you're-a-fan". Otherwise, don't even try. In this one the storyline is easier to follow. There are a few moments of confusing dialogue, but just trust me when I say I've been to fan sites and trust me, the most devoted fans are just as mixed up--it's SUPPOSED to be that way.

The main premise is that Toa Lhikan has been captured by agents of an "unrelenting shadow", and had entrusted his powers to six of the inhabitants of Metru Nui- a carver, an archivist, an astrologist, a test driver, a teacher and a forge worker- who will take his place as the guardians of Metru Nui. These Toa quest around their utopian city for the Great Disks of Power, fighting against impossible odds to claim them. Not long after completing their search (told in more detail in the BIONICLE book series), the Toa- the title the guardians are given- are betrayed by the allegedly benevolent Turaga Dume', who secures three of them in custody.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good Movie For Kids October 20, 2004
Format:DVD
I was sent an advance copy of "Bionicle 2" from Amazon before it was released to the public; now I have to admit that movies based on toys and video games like this and the Anime genre are not really my cup of tea, but I watched this with an open mind.

Having never seen the first Bionicle movie (again, these aren't my forte), the storyline of "Bionicle 2" pretty much went over my head, but the animation and effects are excellent. It's really astounding what animators can do with today's computer technology.

This movie is very low on scary images and there is no violence, so it's safe for kids to watch by themselves.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Graphics...Just Like a Video Game October 19, 2004
By PR GUY
Format:DVD
I had my secretary's son (he's 10), watch this film and then he sent me a written review via e-mail. He gave it an A+. The graphics are "awesome" and it made him feel as though he was playing a game with "advanced graphics on my PS2 (Playstation 2)." It's a film that you will want to watch over and over again...plenty of action "right around the corner." "As soon as something happens, something really unexpected happens next." It's a movie that will keep you guessing and thinking. Buy it! You, and the youngsters in the family, will be thoroughly entertained.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good story with good values. January 31, 2006
A Kid's Review
Format:DVD
I really enjoyed this movie, even moreso than the first. This story has great rolemodels for kids and shows the importance of believing in oneself and standing up against evil. Vakama, the main character, is especially interesting because he's just this normal Matoran thrown into a position in which he has to save his homeland. One of the morals of this movie is that there is a hero in all of us. This movie is about doing what's right, even when everyone doesn't support you or think it's possible.

I also admire the fantasy world that the creators created. There are six different villages (one Toa or hero is from each one), and each have their own culture. Another topic that the film touches on is that of racial prejudice and how in spite of each group's differences, they can still form friendships and overcome problems together. There is some interesting interplay between the three Toa that are in prison and a wise elder tells them, "Your duty is to ALL Matoran, regardless of village."

The movie is actually kind of deep after you watch it a few times and get the characters and plot straightened out. The movie is also funny. Matau is probably the funniest character in the film.

I highly recommend this movie.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Classic Good vs Evil Upgraded in CGI. A treat! October 17, 2004
Format:DVD
Bioncle 2 is a classic adventure movie for kids. It has elements of the storylines such as Lord of the Rings and Star Wars.

The story in Bioncle 2 is an old story: Good vs evil and finding the power within yourself to win. I, however, feel that the story is told well. The writers create a neat universe and use an easy to understand but someowhat advanced vocabulary. I was pleased to see words like archivist brought into a movie that appears to be guaged around 7-12. There is even a little bit of slapstick humor.

Of additional note, the movie does address "The Great Spirt" quite often and I think those who are interested in having movies of a religious nature might find it interesting to watch this movie with their children and discuss the themes: good vs evil, finding yourself, faith and altruism.

The graphics, music and sound effects are well used. There is cartoon violence but not much different from what would be found in Harry Potter and/or Power Rangers. I do think very young children might find the last 15 minutes a bit scary. I would advise if there were scared by Jurassic Park to be careful with having them view this movie, especially alone.

The family could sit down and watch this movie together. While it is predictable for adults, I think it is short enough for ages about 7-12 (or mature 6 year old) to enjoy it like they would afternoon cartoons.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thanks for the help, replace your lost or damaged library items on...
So my kids broke the library copy we rented, although I'm not sure how. Called the library they wanted $27 for me to buy the replacement through them. No sir! Read more
Published 2 months ago by Cher
5.0 out of 5 stars Hey what can I say, I am hooked on these little guys...
I like all the Bionicle movies. I highly suggest you see all three of them if you are
into animation!
Published 3 months ago by Robert Pylant
5.0 out of 5 stars 7 kids happy
i have 7 kids happy that is all i have to say. that in its self is a great statement
Published 13 months ago by Mom2seven2011
5.0 out of 5 stars Well done!
My kids liked it and I think it has Great graphics ! Good quality. I rate it 5 stars. Ok for the money. Fast shipping!
Published 16 months ago by S. Collins
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
THis is a great cartoon for boys. My son is a lego freak and this goes along with that. He loves watching it and uses his characters along with the show.
Published 18 months ago by Sarah Kloiber
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy all of these
These come in a series; however, they can be watched and enjoyed in any order. The only problem is buying the action figures other than online since this is an older series of... Read more
Published 18 months ago by Richard G. Price
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Movie
Kids love it and watch it over and over again. Very good story and not something you have to worry about young ones watching
Published 19 months ago by John Behn
4.0 out of 5 stars Good series
My grandson enjoys this series and watches them quite a bit. Good story line and not overpowering for the younger children.
Published 20 months ago by J. Cartnal
5.0 out of 5 stars Metru Nui
Grandson loves his new Bionicle 2 Legends of Metru Nui and it was fun to put together and we will look for more deals.
Published 21 months ago by kathryn goulet
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie.
My son is 6 and loves this movie. He has all the bionicle movies. Great choice for boys this age.
Published 22 months ago by jsands
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