Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua ll
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DVD cover
Directed by Alex Zamm
Produced by Mike Callaghan (Executive)
Sara E. White (Executive)
David Hoberman
Brad Krevoy
Todd Lieberman
Written by Dannah Feinglass
Danielle Schneider
Jeff Bushell
Starring George Lopez
Odette Yustman
Zachary Gordon
Emily Osment
Bridgit Mendler
Music by Chris Hajian
Cinematography Robert Brinkmann
Edited by Marshall Harvey
Heath Ryan
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios
Home Entertainment
Release dates
  • February 11, 2011 (2011-02-11)
Running time 84 minutes
Country United States, Canada
Language English
Box office $15,750,500 (DVD sales)[1]

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 is a 2011 Disney direct-to-DVD sequel to the family comedy film Beverly Hills Chihuahua,[2] the second film in the Beverly Hills Chihuaha series. Directed by Alex Zamm, and starring George Lopez, Odette Yustman and Zachary Gordon, the film focuses on Papi and Chloe, now married, and their five puppies. The film was released by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment on February 11, 2011, in a two-disc Blu-ray and DVD combo pack.[3]

Another sequel, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3, was released on August 28, 2013.[4]

Plot[edit]

Just married, Papi (voiced by George Lopez) and Chloe (voiced by Odette Yustman)[5] are trying to keep up with their five puppies Papi Junior, Lala, Rosa, Ali and Pep (voiced by Zachary Gordon, Madison Pettis, Chantilly Spalan, Delaney Jones and Emily Osment) running around the house, creating problem after problem. Aunt Viv (Susan Blakely), Chloe's owner, is in the rain forest for the next 6 months with her niece, Rachel (Erin Cahill) searching for plants for medical research. During this time Sam (Marcus Coloma), Papi's owner and now Rachel's boyfriend, is caring for the whole chihuahua family. Sam takes Chloe, Papi and the puppies back home to meet his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cortez (Castulo Guerra and Lupe Ontiveros).

Sam finds out that his family is struggling to pay the mortgage on their house and the bank plans to take their home and sell it. Chloe and the rest of the dogs decide to compete in a dog show in order to win a large cash prize. Delgado, an old friend, also comes to the home and tells Chloe that he needs her help with a secret mission. The mission really is Delgado trying to tell his two sons the truth about why he left them as puppies, but he can't bring himself to do it. Later on, Papi had initially won the dog show, but because of the lack of breed papers, he is disqualified. The dogs lose to an arrogant French poodle named Appoline (Bridgit Mendler). After hearing that Delgado has sons in Los Angeles, the puppies set off to find them. In trying to help, the puppies get caught up in a bank robbery.

Meanwhile, Chloe, Papi, Pedro (Papi's brother) and Delgado are in a frenzy trying to find the puppies when they appear running across the television screen at the site of the bank robbery. They all run out to the bank to begin searching for the puppies. The puppies happen to crawl into the duffel bags of the crooks and end up at Hoffman's Bread Factory. Pedro finds a mask with the scent of bread on it which leads them to the factory. They foil the robbery then return home to find that they have been awarded more than enough money to save their house and that Rachel and Aunt Viv have returned. Delgado also goes back into the police force with his two sons, that now found out the truth on why Delgado left them as pups(a Mexican drug ring had him and his human partner marked for death, so he sent them to America, where they, like their Dad, became police dogs). Sam asks Rachel to marry him, she says yes, and the movie ends with the family celebrating.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

Reviews for the film were generally mixed. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the film 46% based on 3 reviews.

Music[edit]

This Is My Paradise[edit]

"This Is My Paradise"
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"This Is My Paradise" cover
Promotional single by Bridgit Mendler
Released January 11, 2011[6]
Genre Pop
Length 3:45
Label Walt Disney
Writer Bridgit Mendler
Producer Chen Neeman

"This is My Paradise is a song performed by American pop recording artist Bridgit Mendler. The song was by Mendler and producer by Chen Neeman and release as a promotional single on January 11, 2011.

Critical reception[edit]

Sweets Lyrics commented that the song is about summer and the beach, despite it being winter in the United States when it was released.[7] Disney Dreaming said the song was light and fun.[8]

Track listing[edit]

  • U.S. digital download[6]
  1. "This Is My Paradise" – 3:19

Music video[edit]

The video of the song was recorded in Beverly Hills, California in November 2010 and directed by Alex Zamm. On December 17, 2010 photos of the scenes of the recording and backstage were released. The video was released on 19 dezembro by Disney Channel, and on December 20, was released on Youtube.[8] The video begins with Mendler traveling in an old red and white kombi, leaving Beverly Hills and going to Baja California, Mexico. She sings and written on the road. After finding her friends, Mendler walks on the beach and plays guitar. They camp by the sun.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Kid Digital Songs (Billboard)[9] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/2010/0BHCH-DVD.php
  2. ^ Plath, James (16 December 2010). "Aieee Chihuaha! (Part of the Beverly Hills Chihuahua film series) BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA 2 is headed for Blu-ray combo pack". DVD Town. Retrieved 10 January 2011. 
  3. ^ McCue, Michelle (10 October 2010). "Disney’s Sequel BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA 2 Coming to DVD & Blu-ray". We Are Movie Geeks. Retrieved 10 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Beverly Hills Chihuaha 3 on Blu-ray, DVD and Direct Aug 28th". Retrieved 17 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2". IMDb. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "This is My Paradise – Single by Bridgit Mendler". iTunes. February 7, 2012. Retrieved February 7, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Video premiere: Bridgit Mendler 'This Is My Paradise'". Sweets Lyrics. Retrieved February 7, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Bridgit Mendler "This Is My Paradise" Music Video". Disney Dreaming. Retrieved February 7, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Bridgit Mendler - Kids Songs on Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 

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