"Paddington 2" is a 2017 live-action animated comedy film directed by Paul King.
The starring cast includes Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Grant, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin and others.

Here are "Paddington 2" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.

Trailer

Is there a trailer for Paddington 2 movie?

Warner Bros. Pictures on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 released the trailer for "Paddington 2" you can watch here:
PADDINGTON 2 - US Trailer 2.

Plot summary

What is Paddington 2 movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Paddington 2" movie plot summary.

Paddington, having settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, has become popular in his community, offering people emotional support in various ways. To purchase a unique pop-up book of London in Samuel Gruber's antique shop for his aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington performs several odd jobs and saves his wages, but the book is stolen. Paddington gives chase, but the thief escapes, and Paddington is framed. The thief returns home and is revealed to be Phoenix Buchanan (Hugh Grant), an egotistical actor who lives near the Browns. Paddington appears in court, and although Gruber states that he does not believe that Paddington stole the book, with no evidence of the thief's existence, Paddington is convicted and sent to prison.
While in prison, Paddington befriends many of the inmates, including the short-tempered chef Knuckles (Brendan Gleeson), who recruits Paddington, impressed by his marmalade sandwich recipe. The Browns work to clear Paddington's name, putting up sketches of the thief. Buchanan uses the book to locate a series of clues within London's landmarks, which he believes will unveil the location of a secret treasure. During their efforts to prove Paddington's innocence, the Browns encounter a fortune teller who informs them that the book leads to the hidden fortune of the original author.
With Paddington inside, the prison is a much livelier place, but Paddington struggles to remain positive when the Browns are unable to prove his innocence, but keep hunting. Knuckles, Phibs (Noah Taylor) and Spoon (Aaron Neil) later tell Paddington that although the Browns mean well, they will eventually forget about him.

Cast

Who plays who in the Paddington 2 movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Paddington 2" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Hugh Bonneville  as Henry Brown Mary's husband and Judy and Jonathan's father
Sally Hawkins  as Mary Brown Henry's wife and Judy and Jonathan's mother
Brendan Gleeson  as Knuckles McGinty the short-tempered prison cook
Julie Walters  as Mrs. Bird the Browns' housekeeper
Jim Broadbent  as Samuel Gruber an antique shop owner and a friend of the Browns
Hugh Grant  as Phoenix Buchanan a narcissistic actor and former star of the West End theatre, reduced to making adverts for dog food
Peter Capaldi  as Mr. Curry the Browns' busybody neighbour
Ben Whishaw  as Paddington Brown Lucy and Pastuzo's extremely polite adoptive bear nephew
Madeleine Harris  as Judy Brown Mary and Henry's daughter and Jonathan's sister
Samuel Joslin  as Jonathan Brown Mary and Henry's son and Judy's brother
Imelda Staunton  as Aunt Lucy Paddington's adoptive aunt
Michael Gambon  as Uncle Pastuzo Paddington's adoptive uncle
Ben Miller  as Colonel Lancaster
Jessica Hynes  as Miss Kitts a newsagent
Eileen Atkins  as Madame Kozlova the fortune teller at the fair
Joanna Lumley  as Felicity Fanshawe
Sanjeev Bhaskar  as Dr Jafri
Marie-France Alvarez  as Mademoiselle Dubois
Tom Conti  as Judge Gerald Biggleswade a judge
Noah Taylor  as Phibs an inmate
Simon Farnaby  as Barry the Security Guard
Aaron Neil  as Spoon an inmate
Tom Davis  as T-Bone an inmate
Enzo Squillino Jr.  as Mr Giuseppe a barber
Richard Ayoade  as Forensic Investigator
Meera Syal  as a Prosecutor
Jamie Demetriou  as The Professor an inmate
Maggie Steed  as Mrs. Gertrude Biggleswade the wife of Gerald Biggleswade
Robbie Gee  as Mr Barnes
Nicholas Woodeson  as Insurance Company C.E.O.
Alex Jordan  as Steve Visby
Stewart Gilchrist  as Chakrabatics Instructor
Sam Payne  as Nelson
Catherine Shepherd  as Nelson's Mother
Louis Partridge  as G-Man
Claire Keelan  as Police Officer
Shola Adewusi  as First Ms Peters
Nadine Marshall  as Second Ms Peters
Geoffrey Lumb  as Second Police Officer
Michael Mears  as Clerk of the Court
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith  as Warden Walker
Nicholas Lumley  as Famer Jack
Virgile Elana  as Charley Rumble
Jennie Legat  as The First Madame Kozlova
Tim Fitzhigham  as Magician
Gus Brown  as St Paul's Tour Guide
Jean Evans  as Elderly Nun in St Pauls
Dan Antopolski  as Second St Paul's Guard
Robert Stevenson  as Jimmy the Snitch
Geoff Banks  as Squeaky Pete
Emeson Nwolie  as Double Bass Bob
Deepak Anand  as Mad Dog
Stephen McDade  as Johnny Cashpoint
Cal McCrystal  as Sir Geoffrey Wilcott
Joel Fry  as Postman
Kya Garwood  as Felicity Fanshawe's Assistant
Justin Edwards  as Dozy Policeman
David Sant  as Steward
Tobago Crusoe  as Vocals Calypso Band, Tobago and D'Lime
Miguel Antonio Barradas  as Steelpan and Percussion Calypso Band, Tobago and D'Lime
Tim Cansfield  as Guitar Calypso Band, Tobago and D'Lime
Felix Ruiz  as Piano Calypso Band, Tobago and D'Lime
Chris Storr  as Trumpet Calypso Band, Tobago and D'Lime

Release date

When is Paddington 2 movie release date?

"Paddington 2" movie release date was scheduled to be on November 5, 2017 (London), on November 9, 2017 (Italian Switzerland, Italy), on November 10, 2017 (United Kingdom, Finland, Croatia, Indonesia, Ireland, Philippines, Sweden), on November 19, 2017 (Paris), on November 23, 2017 (Germany, German-speaking Switzerland), on November 24, 2017 (Turkey, Austria, Spain), on November 29, 2017 (Argentina), on November 30, 2017 (Czech Republic, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Greece, Hungary, Cambodia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia), on December 1, 2017 (Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Taiwan, South Africa), on December 6, 2017 (France, Suisse Romande, Kingdom of the Netherlands), on December 7, 2017 (Portugal, Singapore), on December 8, 2017 (People's Republic of China, Macau, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan), on December 21, 2017 (Australia, New Zealand), on December 29, 2017 (Poland), on December 31, 2017 (Hong Kong), on January 4, 2018 (Thailand), on January 12, 2018 (Canada, India, United States, Vietnam), on January 18, 2018 (Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Ukraine), on January 19, 2018 (Japan) and on February 1, 2018 (Chile) distributing by Studiocanal Film, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, StudioCanal UK, ACME, Belga Films, Blitz Film & Video Distribution, CGV Mars Dagitim, CJ CGV Viet Nam, Captive Cinema Distribution, CatchPlay, Cinecolor Films, Constantin-Film, Digicine, DistriFilms, Eagle Pictures, Forum Film Slovakia, Frenetic Films, Galaxy Distributors, Gulf Film, Hoyts Distribution, Huaxia Film Distribution, Imagem Filmes, Independent Films, Intercontinental Film Distributors (HK), Kino Films, Latam Pictures, Lenta, Lev Cinemas, Medyavizyon, Meloman, Mongkol Major, Monolith Films, Myndform, NOS Audiovisuais, Noori Pictures, Odeon Home Entertainment, PT. Prima Cinema Multimedia, PVR Pictures, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., SF Norge A/S, Shaw Organisation, Star Films, Svensk Filmindustri (SF), TGV Pictures, Vertical Entertainment, Volga Film Ukraine, Warner Bros. Pictures, Cartoon Network, Eagle Home Video, Film1, Kinowelt Home Entertainment, TV3 and Turner Broadcasting System (TBS).

Filming

What are Paddington 2 filming details?

The duration of the film is 104 minutes. With a budget of $40 million, the film grossed over $228 million.

"Paddington 2" movie is rated "PG", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on 18 October 2016.

Rating

What are critics and audiences saying about Paddington 2 movie?

"Paddington 2" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.8/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 100/100. The audience also loves the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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