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Feel the rhythm... hear the beat... and let your spirit soar with Rio. This high-flying animated comedy from the makers of Ice Age is fun for the whole family and features an all-star cast that includes the voice talents of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, George Lopez and Jamie Foxx.

Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) is a rare domesticated macaw who believes he's the last of his kind. But when his owner learns about Jewel (Hathaway), Blu's female counterpart in Rio de Janeiro, they set out on the adventure of a lifetime. Even though he's never learned to fly, Blu befriends a group of wise-cracking, smooth-talking city birds who help him find the courage to spread his wings and follow his destiny.


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Production timeline

  • May 12, 2009: Officially announced on this date by Blue Sky Studios, the film was scheduled for release on April 8, 2011.
  • December 25, 2010: The film was delayed by one week to April 15.

Release timeline

Format Country of origin Date
Theatrical trailer Worldwide May 21, 2010
Original theatrical USA April 15, 2011
Blu-ray Disc/DVD USA August 2, 2011

Home video release

Main article: Rio (Blu-ray/DVD)





Rio Trailer 20th Century FOX

The official trailer for Rio, as seen on Shrek Forever After, Toy Story 3 and Despicable Me.


Rio Trailer 2 Fox Family Entertainment

The second trailer, as seen on Tangled starting on December 10, 2010.


RIO International Trailer 2011

The final trailer, as seen on Rango.


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