Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that, like the original, this talking-dog comedy will appeal strongly to young animal lovers. There's no questionable content, but there is one snobby French poodle who says a few mild insults like "idiot" and "peasant" to the chihuahuas, and one scene of cartoonish violence in which bank robbers get covered in sticky dough, as well as a flashback to Aztecs who fought with chihuahuas by their side. The main dogs from the first movie get married, kiss, and have babies, and two adults dance and share one kiss. Otherwise, this is a canine adventure the entire family can enjoy; plus, kids will learn all about the proud history of chihuahuas.
Papi and Chloe get married and kiss (the minister says "you may lick the bride"). Papi is romantic and calls Chloe "mi corazon" and other sweet endearments. Rachel and Sam slow dance and kiss. An Aztec princess is delivered a love letter from a warrior by a chihuahua.
In flashbacks, Aztec warriors wielding spears are shown in battle with chihuahuas at their side, but there's nothing bloody about it. A huge dog has a scary smile, but he's actually a gentle soul. The puppies come across bank robbers who look capable of violence but are outsmarted by the dogs. Some cartoonish violence includes characters falling from ladders and getting covered in gooey bread dough.
Apolline says "idiots," "peasants" and "sacre bleu!" Papi pees on an eviction notice.
There are several good messages in the movie, mostly revolving around the theme of family and friendship. Characters say things like "stick by your loved ones no matter what." The puppies especially learn that they need to do whatever it takes to help Sam's parents save their house. Delgado gets over his anxiety to tell his sons the truth. Sam realizes that love is more important than social status.
Chanel No. 5 perfume, Chevy Silverado truck, and lots and lots of Beverly Hills signage.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Champagne at the wedding reception.