Angry Birds film sequel currently sits as highest-rated video game movie ever

Rotten Tomatoes critical consensus pegs birds follow up at 82 per cent

Angry Birds film sequel currently sits as highest-rated video game movie ever

The Angry Birds Movie 2 is currently the highest-rated video game movie ever released on film review-aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes.

At the time of writing, the Rovio-owned film adaption holds an 82 per cent approval rating from 28 reviews which see it top the list for video game films. However, the flick’s audience score has come in lower at 66 per cent.

The new film stars Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Peter Dinklage and Bill Hader, all reprising their roles from the first movie. The story centres on a mysterious purple bird named Zeta that has arrived on the island with the aim of summoning a new ice age.

The Angry Birds' original big-screen debut released in 2016 and currently sits at a 44 per cent critical score.

Bird bonanza

Video game films in 2019 have seen a higher reception than in previous years, with Detective Pikachu sitting at a 68 per cent for critic approval and am 81 per cent fan rating.

The live-action Pokemon film went on to gross $436 million. making it the most successful movie ever based on a video game.

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Matthew Forde is the deputy editor at and also a member of the Pocket Gamer Podcast. You can find him on Twitter @MattForde64 talking about stats, data and everything pop culture related - particularly superheroes.


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