The movie is called Rio because the majority of the movie takes place in Rio de Janeiro which is in Brazil. She owns a bookstore and he is a very pampered bird who does not know how to fly. While there, they think other birds like Jewel and Blu live there. When the chain is finally broken, Jewel is captured and taken to Rio where Carnival is happening. When Jewel learns of this she wants to go there and see if there are any other birds like them.
Rio is a movie that is animated and full of bright colors and festive music. Linda and Tulio who are now married go to the Amazon to bring a bird they nursed back to health to its natural habitat. Meanwhile Linda and Tulio have discovered their birds have been taken and set out on a quest to find them and bring them back to safety. It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. But a logger not wanting that to happen tries to stop them. They end up deciding to dress up as the birds they care so much for and participate in Carnival in hopes of tracking them down.
Meanwhile, Linda and Tulio are doing their own detective work trying to track them down. Storyline: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. The blue macaws are going to become extinct unless Blu comes to Rio to mate with the female macaw that is named Jewel. Blu and Jewel meet all kinds of other friends on their adventures including a bulldog and a touscan. Jewel is angry that she is in a cage and wants to be released to the wilderness. Linda feels propelled to do the right thing and decides that she and Blu will go with Tulio to meet Jewel and allow the birds to mate.
Blu is instantly attracted to Jewel and knows he has found love. Blu and Jewel have three kids and while Jewel tries to teach the children to live off the land, Blu lives like he did in America. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law. Tulio Monteiro is a scientist who studies birds and is looking for a mate for his female macaw bird that lives in Rio. Blu and Jewel have been chained together which is a problem since Blu cannot fly and Jewel wants to fly everywhere.
. But Blu who is a city bird doesn't want to but he decides to go to make Jewel happy. The birds are stolen but thankfully are able to get away where they fly into the forests. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law. Tulio explains the direness of the situation to Linda. But the story starts in cold and snowy Minnesota where Blu, a macaw bird of the male species, lives with his owner who is named Linda. They have a very peaceful and safe life.
When they all end up in Rio during a magical night of Carnival anything can happen, including love. . . . .
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