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Blu, Jewel has sex and their kids going out on a adventure. Nigel kiddnaps Jewel, Nico, Pedro and Carla.
- Jesse Eisenberg as Blu, a male Spix's Macaw from Minnesota and the protagonist. He is Jewel's husband.
- Anne Hathaway as Jewel, a female Spix's Macaw from Rio de Janeiro and the deuteragonist. She is Blu's mate.
- Jemaine Clement as Nigel, an evil Sulphur-crested Cockatoo and the main antagonist. He seeks revenge on Blu for crippling his ability to fly.
- George Lopez as Rafael, a romantic Toco Toucan fond of Carnival.
- Steve Buscemi as King Aargon, the secondary antagonist (and according to villians wiki: the main antagonist)
- Jamie Foxx as Nico, Pedro's close friend. He is a Yellow Canary with a green and blue striped bottle cap as a hat and tambourine. He loves to samba.
- will.i.am as Pedro, a rapping Red-crested Cardinal and Nico's best friend.
- Rachel Crow as Carla, Blu and Jewel's eldest daughter and one of the three tritagonists.
- Amandla Stenberg as Bia, Blu and Jewel's younger daughter and one of the three tritagonists.
- Pierce Gagnon as Tiago, Blu and Jewel's youngest and only son and one of the three tritagonists.
- Andy Garcia as Eduardo, Jewel's father and the leader of the Spix's Macaws.
- Bruno Mars as Roberto, a wild, yet very suave Spix's Macaw and Jewel's childhood friend.
- Kristin Chenoweth as Gabi, a villainous, but emotional poison dart frog and Nigel's sidekick. She is in love with her boss.
- Rita Moreno as Mimi, Eduardo's funny older sister.
- Tracy Morgan as Luiz, a bulldog and a chainsaw expert who has a medical condition of drooling.
- Bebel Gilberto as Eva, a Keel-billed Toucan and Rafael's wife.
- Charlie, a non-speaking anteater and Nigel's henchman. He wears a bowler hat and a bow tie.
- This is the second time that Nigel, Gabi and Charlie appear to kill Blu. The first one is Rio 2.
- Kipo is mentioned by Pedro.
- Jewel's jester hat is like Smurfette's jester hat, Nico's jester hat is like Brainy's jester hat and Pedro's jester hat is like Clumsy's jester hat. It's the second time the Jester hats appear. The first one is The Good, The Bad, and the Smurfy.