The Secret Life of Pets 2 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is directed by Chris Renaud and written by Brian Lynch, and a sequel to the 2016 film The Secret Life of Pets. Most of the cast members reprised their roles except for Louis C.K., who was replaced by Patton Oswalt. Additional cast members include Tiffany HaddishNick KrollPete Holmes and Harrison Ford (in his first fully animated film role in 41 years since Star Wars Holiday Special).

The film was released on June 7, 2019, by Universal Pictures.


  • Patton Oswalt as Max, a Jack Russell Terrier. He was voiced by Louis C.K. in the previous film.
  • Eric Stonestreet as Duke, a large, brown, shaggy Newfoundland mix who lives with Max.
  • Kevin Hart as Snowball, a white rabbit and former flushed pet.
  • Jenny Slate as Gidget, a white Pomeranian.
  • Tiffany Haddish as Daisy, a Shih Tzu.
  • Lake Bell as Chloe, a morbidly obese and apathetic grey tabby cat.
  • Nick Kroll as Sergei, an abusive circus owner.
  • Dana Carvey as Pops, an elderly Basset Hound whose back legs are paralyzed.
  • Ellie Kemper as Katie, Max and Duke's owner, Chuck's wife and Liam's mother.
  • Chris Renaud as Norman, a guinea pig.
  • Hannibal Buress as Buddy, a laid-back dachshund.
  • Bobby Moynihan as Mel, a hyperactive pug.
  • Harrison Ford as Rooster, a Welsh Sheepdog.
  • Pete Holmes as Chuck, Katie's husband and Liam's father.
  • Tara Strong as Sweetpea, a green and yellow budgie parakeet.
    • Strong also voices Pickles, an English Bulldog who is one of Pops' students in Puppy School.
  • Meredith Salenger as a cat lady.
  • Henry Lynch as Liam, Katie and Chuck's son.
    • Strong voices baby Liam
  • Sean Giambrone as Cotton, a young sheep whom Max and Rooster save from a cliff.
  • Michael Beattie as Lead Wolf, the leader of Sergei's trained wolves.
    • Beattie also voices a skinny cat
  • Kiely Renaud as Molly, Snowball's owner.
  • Garth Jennings as a hamster.

Critical Reception

The Secret Life Of Pets 2 received mixed reviews with a 60% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 156 reviews with an average score of 5.73/10.


This is the last Illumination film to use the 2012 Universal logo



The Secret Life Of Pets 2 - The Max Trailer HD-0