Stickfigures 2 (also known as Stickfigures 2: The Next Adventure in European countries) is a 2005 American animated action comedy film produced by DualLiquid Animation Studios and Nickelodeon Movies. It serves as the sequel to the 2001 film, Stickfigures. The plot involves Milo and his friends having to stop Zenin, the son of Lord Zarin, from dominating the world before it’s too late. The film was released in theaters by Paramount Pictures on April 15, 2005 to positive reviews from critics and box office success. A third movie was released on August 2, 2019.
- Jess Harnell as Milo
- Cathy Cavadini as Sabrina
- Haley Joel Osment as Buster
- Tom Kenny as Pyro
- Yuri Lowenthal as Zenin
- Nathan Lane as Zar
- Carolyn Lawrence as Zena
After the first movie was released, Jackson Chadwick had many ideas for a sequel. The idea was pitched and got greenlit in 2002, one year after the release of the first movie. Production started in late November 2002 and ended in mid-March 2004. The movie was originally going to be released on August 13, 2004 but was pushed back to April 15, 2005 and L.A. Or Bust took the former date.
Stickfigures 2 received positive reviews from critics, saying it was even better than the first. On Rotten Tomatoes, 87% of critics gave it a positive review. The consensus says, Stickfigures 2 delivers a fun and especially funny experience that surpasses the greatness of the first movie." On Metacritic, it has a score of 78, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
Stickfigures 2 was released on DVD and VHS on October 25, 2005 by Paramount Home Entertainment . It was the last movie from DualLiquid to be released on VHS. It was released on Blu-Ray on February 3, 2009. It was also released on a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack with Stickfigures on April 5, 2011, to celebrate the first movie's 10th anniversary. On May 5, 2015, the movie was re-released as part of the Stickfigures 1 & 2 Collection.
A tie-in videogame, Stickfigures 2: The Videogame, in stores for PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and Xbox on April 12, 2005. A Microsoft Windows port was released on May 31, 2005. It plays exactly like the console versions. Much like the game based on the first movie, it follows the same plot as the source material.