Rio is a 2011 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure-comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. The theme song, "Telling the World" was sung by Taio Cruz. 20th Century Fox released the film on March 22, 2011 in Brazil, and on April 15, 2011 in the United States. The film received generally positive reviews from film critics. Observers praised the visuals, voice acting, and music. The film was also a box office success, grossing over $143 million in the United States and $484 million worldwide. The film was nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song for the song "Real in Rio", but lost to the other nominee, "Man or Muppet" from The Muppets.
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Voice Cast ◾Anne Hathaway as Jewel ◾Jesse Eisenberg as Blu ◾Jemaine Clement as Nigel ◾Leslie Mann as Linda ◾Tracy Morgan as Luiz ◾will.i.am as Pedro ◾Rodrigo Santoro as Tulio ◾George Lopez as Rafael ◾and Jamie Foxx as Nico ◾Jake T. Austin as Fernando ◾Jane Lynch as Alice ◾Wanda Sykes as Chloe ◾Davi Vieira as Armando ◾Carlos Ponce as Marcel ◾Jeff Garcia as Tipa ◾Mother Bird - Karen Disher ◾Truck Driver - Jason Fricchione ◾Young Linda - Sofia Scarpa Saldanha ◾Bookstore Customer/Lady Tourist - Kelly Keaton ◾Soccer Announcer - Rodrigo Santoro ◾Dr. Barbosa - Gracinha Leporace ◾Aviary Intern/Waiter - Phil Miler ◾Sylvio/Kipo - Bernardo De Paula ◾Second Waiter - Carlos Saldanha ◾Police Officer - Renato D'Angelo ◾Bat - Jeff Garcia ◾Trapped Bird/Screaming Hang Glider - Tom Wilson ◾Neurotic Bird - Cindy Slattery ◾Scaredy Bird - Justine Warwick ◾Eva - Bebel Gilberto ◾Tourist - Judah Friedlander ◾Lead Marmoset - Francisco Ramos ◾Other Hang Glider - Tim Nordquist ◾Green Bird - Miriam Wallen ◾Gate Guard - Carlos De Oliveira ◾Samba School Director - Sergio Mendes ◾Boy in Gondola - Ester Dean
◾Priscilla Avila ◾Anzolin Borges ◾Claudia Bretas ◾Carlinhos Brown ◾Bira Castro ◾Shanti Cordeiro ◾Alberto Costa ◾Mario Costa ◾Wendy E. Cutler ◾Heber Moreira ◾Flávia De Mellow ◾Andrea De Oliveira ◾Holly Dorff ◾Matheus Dos Santos ◾Lucas Dos Santos ◾Andreá Ferraz ◾Marcos Daniel Ferreira ◾Hanna Frankel ◾Johnny Gidcomb ◾Jean Gilpin ◾Julia Saraiva Gomez ◾Nicholas Guest ◾Rif Hutton ◾Julia Kamanchek Lopes ◾Lorrayne Mathias ◾Mikael Mutti ◾Leo Nobre ◾Mina Olivera ◾Bianca Rossini ◾Julia Scarpa Saldanha ◾Manoela Scarpa Saldanha ◾Adriana Souza ◾Maxwell Wippich ◾Matthew Wolf