Top 13 Kung Fu Panda 2 Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Kung Fu Panda 2 facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Kung Fu Panda 2 film message.

Mr. Ping is now making tofu along with his classic noodles. In the first movie, he mentioned that he had a dream about it but called the whole idea stupid. After his son followed his dream of being a Kung Fu master, Mr. Ping made his dream a reality.

The large central pagoda of Gongmen City has 9 tiers. This is typical of Chinese pagoda architecture, which almost always has an odd number of tiers--usually between 3 and 13, according to Wikipedia.
The large central pagoda of Gongmen City has 9 tiers. This is typical of Chinese pagoda architecture, which almost always has an odd number of tiers--usually between 3 and 13, according to Wikipedia.

Kung Fu Panda 2 Trivia

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  1. A Chinese euphemism, ?? (gu?ca?), "to hang colorful decorations," is used when someone is shot and killed. In Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), after killing Master Thundering Rhino with a cannon shot, Lord Shen's forces hang a colorful piece of fabric on his hammer.

  2. Just before the final fight you can see both Shens theme colour (red) and Po's (yellow).

  3. Lord Shen can be seen raising his wings into a up wards position embracing his own death. Shown in top and bottom images.

Kung Fu Panda 2 Hidden Details

1 - Shifu's staff has visibly been repaired since Tai Lung broke it in the first movie
Shifu's staff has visibly been repaired since Tai Lung broke it in the first movie

The Furious Five each follow Po with their eyes a split second faster than the rest of their captors due to their Master ranked skill in Kung Fu.

1 - Master Shifu is seen holding Master Oogway's staff. It was broken by Tai Lung in the previous movie, but was fixed. It has a golden tube fitted on the broken part.
Master Shifu is seen holding Master Oogway's staff. It was broken by Tai Lung in the previous movie, but was fixed. It has a golden tube fitted on the broken part.

In the introduction of Kung Fu Panda (2008) Po dreams of pulling off an incredible kung fu move. In Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) Po does this very move in the introductory battle.

1 - When Tigress and Po fight, the floor of the prison is shaped as a ying-yang symbol. The movie uses this when the characters are discussing inner peace, and Po's internal conflict is why Tigress wanted Po to stay behind.
When Tigress and Po fight, the floor of the prison is shaped as a ying-yang symbol. The movie uses this when the characters are discussing inner peace, and Po's internal conflict is why Tigress wanted Po to stay behind.

Surprised no one noticed this. In Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) during this scene you can see that Lord Shens beak is rather than its normal black is instead a beige sort of white looking colour. The reason for this is due to the character having albinism and that the inks he uses probably worn off.

Jean-Claude Van Damme does the splits

Kung Fu Panda 2 poster
Kung Fu Panda 2 poster

Kung Fu Panda 2 Plot

Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Kung Fu Panda 2. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Stars Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman
IMDB score 7.2