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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa -- Here's will.i.am's music video "I Like to Move It," a featured song in Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa -- This is the second theatrical trailer for Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, directed by  Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa -- Clip: Zebras spit too
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa -- Interview: Jada Pinkett Smith "On coming back to do the sequel"
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa -- This is the first theatrical trailer for Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath.

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Writers:
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Release Date:
7 November 2008 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Still together. Still lost!
Plot:
The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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3 wins & 9 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Ben Stiller ... Alex (voice)

Chris Rock ... Marty / Additional Zebras (voice)

David Schwimmer ... Melman (voice)

Jada Pinkett Smith ... Gloria (voice)

Sacha Baron Cohen ... Julien (voice)

Cedric the Entertainer ... Maurice (voice)

Andy Richter ... Mort (voice)

Bernie Mac ... Zuba (voice)

Alec Baldwin ... Makunga (voice)

Sherri Shepherd ... Mom (voice)

Will.i.am ... Moto Moto (voice) (as Will.I.Am)

Elisa Gabrielli ... Nana (voice)

Tom McGrath ... Skipper / Lemur (voice)

Chris Miller ... Kowalski (voice)
Christopher Knights ... Private (voice)

Conrad Vernon ... Mason (voice)
Quinn Dempsey Stiller ... Baby Alex (voice)
Declan Swift ... Baby Alex (voice)

Fred Tatasciore ... Teetsi / Poacher #1 / Elephant (voice)

Eric Darnell ... Joe the Witch Doctor / Poacher #2 (voice)

Willow Smith ... Baby Gloria (voice)

Thomas Stanley ... Baby Marty (voice)

Zachary Gordon ... Baby Melman (voice)

Meredith Vieira ... Newscaster (voice)
Lesley Stahl ... Newscaster (voice)

Al Roker ... Newscaster (voice)
David Soren ... Lemur (voice)

Phil LaMarr ... Guide (voice)

Stephen Kearin ... Stephen the Giraffe / Tourist with Video Camera / Rhino (voice)

Dan O'Connor ... Tourist with University Shirt / Cape Buffalo (voice)
Edie Mirman ... Telephone Recording (voice)

Fergie ... Hippo Girlfriend (voice) (as Stacy Ferguson)

Harland Williams ... Additional Giraffe (voice)
Danny Jacobs ... Tourist with New York T-Shirt (voice)
Bridget Hoffman ... Female Tourist (voice)

Terrence Hardy Jr. ... Cub (voice) (as Terence Hardy)

Conner Rayburn ... Little Giraffe (voice)

Holly Dorff ... Fish (voice)
David P. Smith ... Bobby the Dik Dik (voice) (as David Smith)

Lynnanne Zager ... Lioness (voice)
Jackie Gonneau ... Additional Dik Dik (voice)

John Eric Bentley ... Additional Dialogue (voice) (as John Bentley)
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Directed by
Eric Darnell 
Tom McGrath 
 
Writing credits
Etan Cohen (written by) and
Eric Darnell (written by) &
Tom McGrath (written by)

Produced by
Lorne Orleans .... IMAX version
Mireille Soria .... producer
Mark Swift .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hans Zimmer 
 
Film Editing by
Mark A. Hester 
H. Lee Peterson 
 
Production Design by
Kendal Cronkhite 
 
Production Management
Wendy Berry .... production supervisor
Jason Bertsch .... production supervisor
Andrew Birch .... post-production manager
Sarah Counnas .... technology production manager
Jennifer Dahlman .... production manager
Alison Fedrick Donahue .... production supervisor
Jannette Eng .... production supervisor
Spencer Filichia .... production supervisor: story
Ryan Harris .... additional production supervisor: story
Christopher Leahy .... production supervisor
Diana K. Lee .... production supervisor
Robyn Mesher .... production supervisor
Craig Rittenbaum .... production supervisor
Erik Vignau .... production supervisor
David Yanover .... post-production supervisor
 
Art Department
Jessie Carbonaro .... production supervisor
Kory Heinzen .... visual development artist
Travis Koller .... visual development artist
Bryan Gregg LaShelle .... visual development
Kenard Pak .... visual development
Ruben Perez .... visual development
Cecile Picard .... sculptor
Doug Pierce .... visual development artist
Caprice Ann Ridgeway .... art researcher
Ryan Savas .... art department production assistant
Pablo Weiss .... lead artist
James Wood Wilson .... production illustrator
 
Sound Department
Panos Asimenios .... dubbing supervisor
James Bolt .... sound mixer (as Jim Bolt)
Jeremy Bowker .... sound effects assistant
Dustin Cawood .... sound effects editor
Brian Chumney .... assistant dialogue editor
Blake R. Cornett .... sound recordist
Sean England .... foley mixer
Will Files .... sound designer
Will Files .... supervising sound editor
Sue Fox .... foley supervisor (as Suzanne Fox)
Josh Gold .... assistant sound effects editor
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Pete Horner .... sound effects editor
Tom Lalley .... sound re-recording engineer
Roy Latham .... original dialogue mixer
Jessica Lemes da Silva .... foley recordist
Dennis Leonard .... supervising sound editor
Cory Mandel .... sound re-recording mixer
Andy Nelson .... sound re-recording mixer
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr editor
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr recordist
Jonathan Null .... dialogue supervisor (as Jon Null)
Larry Oatfield .... foley editor (as E. Larry Oatfield)
Jason Oliver .... sound recordist
Troy Porter .... adr mixer
Mac Smith .... sound effects editor
Carlos Sotolongo .... original dialogue mixer
Randy Thom .... sound designer
Dennie Thorpe .... foley artist
Larry Winer .... original dialogue mixer
Caroline Cannizzaro .... foley recordist (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Gianni Aliotti .... lead lighter
Benjamin Andersen .... visual effects artist
Florent Andorra .... effects animator: PDI/Dreamworks
Patrick Angell .... surfacing technical director
Jason Arold .... matte painting technical director
Stephen Bailey .... lead lighter
Ken Ball .... lead lighter
David Juan Bianchi .... layout artist
Eli Bocek-Rivele .... lighting technical director
Andrew Bonello .... visual effects compositing engineer
Silviu Borac .... senior fx r&d engineer
Christopher R. Bradley .... character effects artist (as Chris Bradley)
Kane Brassington .... paint fix artist
Wendell Bruno .... assistant DMR editor (IMAX version)
Jeff Budsberg .... visual effects
Sophie Burie .... character effects animator
Joshua Caez .... matte painter
Kristopher Campbell .... character effects animator
Craig Cannon .... paint fix artist
Lindsey Caplan .... visual effects coordinator
Kevin Carney .... character effects artist
Gregg Carrier .... software engineer
Mathieu Cassagne .... lead lighter
Min-Yu Chang .... CG modeler: PDI DreamWorks
Chloe Chao .... research and development
David S. Cheng .... technical director
Jimmy Chim .... lead lighter
Adam Chin .... lighting artist
Woojin Choi .... surfacing artist
Hermann Chong .... media tools engineer
Sebastien Chort .... lighting artist
Paul Chung .... supervising animator
Bryan Cline .... research and development
Matthew Clubb .... lead lighter
Michael Collery .... creative supervisor: matte painting
Lisa Slates Connors .... surfacing artist
Simon Corbaux .... modeling artist
Christian Cunningham .... additional lighter
Tony Davidson .... surfacing artist
Kwesi Davis .... production engineer
Gilbert Davoud .... character technical director
Mark A. Decker .... lighting artist
Nathaniel Dirksen .... character technical director
David Doepp .... surfacing artist
Chris Doerhoff .... paint fix artist
Katy Downey .... lighting technical director (as Katy Harrison)
Kirsten Drummond .... lighting artist
David Eberle .... fx engineer
Kevin Edwards .... lighting artist
Cassandra Fanning .... digital effects artist
Jon Farrell .... character effects animator
Peter Farson .... character technical director
Angela Ensele Firebaugh .... modeler
Benjamin Fischler .... lighter & compositor
Aaron Florez .... surfacing supervisor
Nathan Fok .... character effects artist
Jerome Fournier .... digital artist
John Fuetsch .... lead technical director
Adam Gaige .... lighting technical director
Mariana Galindo .... character effects animator
Akash Garg .... fx engineer
Greg Gladstone .... visual effects
Philippe Gluckman .... visual effects supervisor
Dan Golembeski .... lighting technical director
Lee Graft .... character effects supervisor
Darin K. Grant .... head of production technology
Alex Gurevich .... lighting and compositing technical director
Lei Han .... lighting artist
Greg Hart .... effects lead
Susan Hayden .... cg supervisor
Jeff Hayes .... modeling supervisor
Pamela Hobbs .... senior digital matte artist
Robert Holder .... lighter: DreamWorks
Nicholas Sanger Hoppe .... character effects animator
Pamela Hu .... final layout artist
Milana Huang .... character technical director supervisor
Joe Hughes .... character effects artist
Michael Scott Hutchinson .... character technical director
Katya Isichenko .... character effects artist
Geoffrey Jarrett .... crowd animator
Jeffrey 'JJ' Jay .... character technical director
Gregory Jennings .... lighter
Patrick Jensen .... matte painter
Jeff A. Johnson .... CG lighter
Chris Jolly .... lighter/compositor
Chris Jolly .... visual effects artist
Amy Rae Jones .... lighter
Tobin Jones .... visual effects
Kaishin Kam .... lead technical director
Carl Kaphan .... effects animator
Laurent Kermel .... senior effects artist
Oth Khotsimeuang .... lighting artist
Michel Kinfoussia .... lighting artist
Jennifer Leigh King .... digital artist
Robert Kopinsky .... effects animator
Stanley Kwong .... lighting artist
John Lai .... lighting artist: PDI/DreamWorks
Fangwei Lee .... visual effects artist
Jinwoo Lee .... modeler
Minhyung Lee .... lighter
Erin Lehmkühl .... digital effects artist (as Erin Lehmkuhl)
Jim Leuper .... effects engineer
Penny Leyton .... character technical director
Kirk Lilwall .... third assistant editor: DMR (IMAX version)
Olive Lin .... visual effects
Fabio Lissi .... production engineer
Amber Stewart Lunderville .... lighter
Marc Machuca .... paint fix artist
Cara Malek .... character technical director
Mark Manfrey .... effects artist
Michael Manza .... lead lighter: DreamWorks Animation
Michael Wei Mao .... matte painter
Rodriguez Mathias .... character effects artist
John McGee .... digital artist
Steve McGrath .... modeler
Timothy Bud McMahon .... lighting artist
Antonio Meazzini .... digital effects artist
Samantha Michel .... lighting technical director
Tony Mitzelfelt .... lighting artist
Tony Mitzelfelt .... technical director
Cristian Moras .... lighter & compositor
Stephanie Mulqueen .... lead lighter
Gaku Nakatani .... lead lighter
Ori Neidich .... media tools & post-production technology engineer
Jennifer Stephenson Newlin .... surfacer
Ronman Yiu Yan Ng .... key lighting artist
Brett Nystul .... modeler
Justin Onstine .... crowd supervisor
Dave Otte .... final layout artist
Tanner Owen .... crowd animator
Cosku Ozdemir .... effects animator: PDI/Dreamworks
Michael J. Pan .... production engineer
Rupali Parekh .... lighting artist
Alex Patanjo .... visual effects
Mary Payne .... digital artist
Andrew Pearce .... director of reseach and development
Devon Penney .... global effects animator
Drew Perttula .... pipeline engineer
Olivier Pinol .... lighting sequence lead
Jerome Platteaux .... lighter/compositor
Sven Pohle .... character technical director
Joyce Powell .... lighting artist
Tsun-Hui Andrea Pun .... surfacing artist
Andrew Pungprakearti .... digital effects artist
Gene Ragan .... technical lead
Scott Raymond .... crowd animator
Jason Rickwald .... visual effects
Damon Riesberg .... character effects artist
Frank Ritlop .... digital artist
Eli Rod .... lighter
Max Rodriguez .... visual effects coordinator
Milton E. Rodriguez-Rios .... CG supervisor
Craig Edward Rogers Jr. .... film recording
Alan Rosenfeld .... digital effects artist
Eric Roth .... lighting artist
Frank Sabia Jr. .... lead lighter
Violette Sacre .... surfacing artist
Hayyim Sanchez .... surfacer
Amy McDonald Sandjideh .... production engineering supervisor
Nico Scapel .... character technical director
Paul Schoeni .... modeler
Sheldon Serrao .... effects animator: PDI/Dreamworks
Hannah Sherman .... lighting artist
Jon Shih .... lighting technical director
Stephanie Siebert .... visual effects artist
Scott Singer .... visual effects supervisor
Marty Sixkiller .... media tools supervisor
Geri Smith .... lead lighting
Drew Solodzuk .... DMR editor (IMAX version)
Joon Taik Song .... effects animator
Young Song .... surfacing artist
Steven Sorensen .... layout artist
Dug Stanat .... character technical director
Jessi Stumpfel .... lighting artist
John Swanson .... effects production supervisor
Ka Yaw Tan .... lighting artist
Frederic Tarabout .... surfacing artist
Amy Taylor .... character effects technical director
Patrick Taylor .... character rigger
Matthew Territo .... surfacing technical director
Stuart Tett .... effects artist
Joanne Thiel .... effects animator
Erik Tillmans .... compositor: titles
Pete Upson .... layout artist
George Vajna .... second assistant DMR editor (IMAX version)
Mauricio Valderrama .... paint fix artist
David Patrick Valera .... layout artist
Baptiste Van Opstal .... effects animator
Kevin Vassey .... animator
Brent Villalobos .... production engineer
John Wake .... senior surfacing artist
David Walden .... character technical director
Jason Waltman .... visual effects artist
Joshua West .... modeler
Andrew Wheeler .... effects lead
Gabriel White .... lighting artist
Rhiannon Leffanta Wilhelmi .... layout artist
Lori Williams .... digital artist
David D. Wilson .... effects technical director
Laura Wood .... production engineer
Tommy Wright .... lighting artist
Ting Ting Wu .... character effects technical director
Gentaro Yamamoto .... surfacing artist
Ken Yao .... character effects animator
Emily Yi .... lighting artist
Ji Hyun Yoon .... visual effects
Alfred Young .... lighting artist
Melva Young .... lead lighter
Alon Zaslavsky .... character effects artist: PDI/Dreamworks
Todd Zullo .... crowd animator
Sucheta Bhatawadekar .... lighter (uncredited)
Markus Burki .... effects animator (uncredited)
Ardie Johnson .... modeler (uncredited)
Taylor Shaw .... effects animator (uncredited)
Hsin-i Tseng .... end title animator: duck studios (uncredited)
Jeffrey Wike .... director of research & development (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Guillermo Navarro .... cinematography consultant
 
Animation Department
Fernanda S. Abarca .... additional animator
J.C. Alvarez .... final layout artist
Manuel Aparicio .... animator
Kelly Asbury .... additional story artist
Tommy Bacorn .... artistic development
Chris Bancroft .... animator
Keith Baxter .... additional story artist
Mark Behm .... animator
Andy Bialk .... character designer
James Bird .... layout artist
Julien Bocabeille .... animator
Nadja Bonacina .... modeler
Theophile Bondoux .... layout artist
Patrick Bonneau .... animator
Liz Borges-Herzog .... digital paint artist
Ludovic Bouancheau .... animator
Bailey Brent .... animator
Guillermo Careaga .... animator
Nicolas A. Chauvelot .... animator
Paul Chung .... supervising animator
Katrina Conwright .... animator
Melanie Cordan .... animator
David Couchariere .... animator: additional animation
Denis Couchon .... supervising animator
Robert Edward Crawford .... layout artist
Cassidy Curtis .... supervising animator
Lou Dellarosa .... animator
Bill Diaz .... animator
Mark Donald .... senior character animator
Adam Dotson .... additional animator
Thom Enriquez .... additional story artist
Will Finn .... additional story artist
Paul Fisher .... story artist
Alexander Fleisig .... animator
Jerome Fournier .... background artist
Emilio Ghorayeb .... animator
Sue Gleadhill .... final layout artist
Ryan Gong .... animator
Gary Graham .... story artist (as Gary L. Graham)
Shaun Graham .... crowd animator
Rex Grignon .... head of character animation
Ron Griswold .... animation rig engineer
Tomoyuki Harashima .... animator
Tim Heitz .... story artist
Todd Hemker .... animation director: title sequence
John Hill .... supervising animator
Anthony Hodgson .... supervising animator
David Hofmann .... rough layout artist
Mariko Hoshi .... animator
Jeffrey Joe .... animator
Ewan Johnson .... additional layout supervisor
Maggie Kang .... story artist
Craig Kellman .... character designer
Darryl Kidder .... additional story artist
Mark Koetsier .... story artist
Robert Koo .... head of story
Serguei Kouchnerov .... animator
Patrick Ku .... character animation technical director
Scott Lafleur .... animator
Josiah Larson .... technical director
Eric Lessard .... animator
Philip K. Livingston Jr. .... character effects animator
Conan Low .... senior layout artist
Jayanti Mahapatra .... effects animator
Sean Mahoney .... supervising animator
Maxime Maleo .... animator
Bryce McGovern .... animator
Pia Miniati .... animation rig engineer
Lucia Modesto .... character technical director
Claire Morrissey .... additional story artist
Rani Naamani .... animator
Brian Newlin .... layout artist
Anna Newman .... animation research and development
Christine Nguyen .... production coordinator: surfacing
David Nix .... layout artist
Pete Oswald .... character designer
Ron Pucherelli .... animator
Carlos Fernandez Puertolas .... animator
David Rader .... animator
Keith Reicher .... previz artist
Brian Riley .... layout artist
Mark Roennigke .... animator
Cory Rogers .... animator
Carlos M. Rosas .... senior character animator
Ben Rush .... animator
Jason Schleifer .... supervising animator
Matthew Schmidt .... rough layout artist
Kevan Shorey .... animator
Jason Spencer Galsworthy .... supervising animator
David Spivack .... animator
Siouxsie Stewart .... global department manager: Dreamworks Animation Studio Production
Dane Stogner .... animator
Eunjin Suh .... animator
Erik Tillmans .... animator: titles
Philip To .... animator
Ennio Torresan .... story artist (as Ennio Torresan Jr.)
Theodore Ty .... additional animator
Don Venhaus .... animator
Jeff Wagner .... modeler
Alexis Wanneroy .... additional animator
Shane L. Wapskineh .... layout artist
Greg Whittaker .... animator
Ryan Williams .... layout artist
Benjamin Willis .... additional animator
Nara Youn .... animator
Catherine Yuh Rader .... story artist
Guido Zimmermann .... character technical director
 
Casting Department
Adrienne Belai .... casting assistant
Ben Roy .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
James Beshears .... editorial and post-production executive
Paul Carrera .... first assistant editor
Gregory Creaser .... digital colorist
Will Erokan .... editorial production assistant
Freddy Ferrari .... editorial assistant
Spencer Filichia .... editorial supervisor
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Alex McDonnell .... assistant editor
Paul Neal .... editor: high definition
Baron Northrop .... film and color technician (as Baron C. Northrop)
Daniel Ortiz .... assistant editor
Kyle Pascucci .... digital imaging manager (as Kyle D. Pascucci)
Jim Passon .... color timer
Timothy Peeler .... digital colorist (as Tim Peeler)
Allison Bernardi Stauth .... media coordinator (as Allison Bernardi)
David Teller .... Assistant Editor - HD
 
Music Department
Ryeland Allison .... music arranger
Slamm Andrews .... additional score recordist
Slamm Andrews .... music editor
Lorne Balfe .... composer: additional music
Chris Barrett .... score assistant engineer
John Barrett .... score assistant engineer
John Barry .... composer: theme "Born Free"
Becky Bentham .... score coordinator
Jeffrey Biggers .... additional score recordings
Tom Broderick .... score technical engineer
Julie Butchko .... music clearances
Dan Butler .... music business affairs
Carmen Carter .... vocalist
Alvin Chea .... vocalist
Chris Clad .... violin
Al Clay .... additional score recordist
Al Clay .... musician: whistling/vocals
Dee Lewis Clay .... composer: additional music (as Delores Clay)
Dee Lewis Clay .... vocalist (as Dee Clay)
Jim Dooley .... composer: additional music
Zain Effendi .... samples coordinator: score
Mark Ford .... choir conductor
Geoff Foster .... scoring recordist
Bruce Fowler .... orchestrator
Rick Giovinazzo .... orchestrator
Gavin Greenaway .... conductor
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Richard Harvey .... musician: woodwinds
Charlene Ann Huang .... music coordinator
Luis Jardim .... musician: percussion
Junkie XL .... composer: additional music
Kevin Kaska .... orchestrator
Andrew Kawczynski .... music technical assistant
Steven Kofsky .... music production services
Katia Lewin Jablonsky .... additional score recordings (as Katia Lewin)
Abbie Lister .... assistant score coordinator
Laurence Love Greed .... assistant engineer (as Lawrence Greed)
Liz McNicoll .... music business affairs
Alan Meyerson .... music scoring mixer
Perry Montague Mason .... orchestra leader (as Perry Montague-Mason)
Wendi Morris .... score coordinator
Sunny Park .... executive in charge of music
Lorraine 'Lori' Perry .... vocalist
Sharon Perry .... vocalist
Satnam Ramgotra .... musician: percussion
Frank Ricotti .... musician: maimbas
Tim Rodier .... music preparation
Ryan Rubin .... assistant music editor
Czarina Russell .... music studio manager
Carl Rydlund .... orchestrator
Jacob Shea .... music arranger
Ken 'Kaz' Smith .... music coordinator
Peter Oso Snell .... technical score engineer
Vincent A. Villanueva .... music coordinator
Greg Vines .... additional score recordings
Greg Vines .... music assistant engineer
Matthew J. Ward .... additional score recording (as Matt Ward)
Oren Waters .... vocalist
Lucy Whalley .... assistant orchestral contractor
Mark Wherry .... digital instrument design
James C. Wilkie .... music assistant (uncredited)
Will.i.am .... songs by (as Will i Am)
Jonathan Williams .... musician: cello
Andrew Zack .... score coordinator
Geoff Zanelli .... composer: additional music
Hans Zimmer .... musician: synthesizers
Dave Foster .... music preparation (uncredited)
Andy Kay .... music assistant (uncredited)
Nathan Whitehead .... music assistant (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Adam Agardy .... training and technical development
Newell Alexander .... adr voice group
Rosemary Alexander .... adr voice group
Holly Allen .... production engineer
Steve Alterman .... adr voice group
Christine Anatone .... assistant to the producers
Rain Angeles .... systems administrator
Stephen Apostolina .... adr voice group
Tracey Michelle Arnold .... production coordinator
Mike Athanasatos III .... hardware engineer
Steve Baker .... research and development
Alain Banas .... hardware engineer
Joe Bauman .... technology coordinator
Will Bilton .... research and development
Jonathan Boden .... production assistant
Mauricio Brenes .... hardware engineer
Jessie Carbonaro .... production supervisor
Mark T. Carlson .... effects engineer
Mitch Carter .... adr voice group
Brian Chacon .... manager of systems operations
Ariandy Chandra .... title designer: end titles
Scott Chapin .... engineering system administrator
Mandy Cheng .... administrative assistant (as Mandy Sechrist)
Jason Christopher .... production assistant: story (as Jason Lee Christopher)
June Christopher .... adr voice group
Robert Clotworthy .... adr voice group
Michael Coronado .... hardware engineer
David Cowgill .... adr voice group
Makenna Cowgill .... adr voice group
Natalia Cronembold .... post -production assistant
Michael Cutler .... system architect
Wendy Cutler .... adr voice group
Jayson DeLancey .... production engineer
Whitney DiCarlo .... administrative assistant
Karla Drew .... production assistant: story
Moosie Drier .... adr voice group
Johnny Duguid .... production intern
Ava DuVernay .... promotional services
Holly Edwards .... studio executive
Sean Ellis .... network engineer
Anthony Fabrizio .... facilities/operations
Harrison Fahn .... adr voice group
Rylee Fansler .... voice over
Bart Feliciano .... systems administrator
Rachel Fite .... training coordinator (as Rachel Hanson)
Alison Flierl .... assistant to writers
Spencer Lacey Ganus .... adr voice group
Reid Gershbein .... research and development
Adnan Ghani .... hardware engineer
Jorge Juan González .... senior system administrator
Darin Grimes .... marketing
Jonathan Groff .... creative consultant: story
Nicholas Guest .... adr voice group
Juli Gumbiner .... technical resource supervisor
David Hail .... unit publicist
Adam Hall .... training and technical development
John Hanashiro .... post technology supervisor
Wayne Hellinger .... post-production office supervisor
April Henley .... production assistant
Guthrie S. Hennessey .... training and technical development
Jim Herbst .... assistant prod. accountant
Beth Hofer .... head of global character development: DreamWorks Animation Studio Production
Richard Steven Horvitz .... adr voice group
Stephanie Huber .... production coordinator
Vicki Hunter .... finance/accounting: administration & finance
Rif Hutton .... adr voice group
David Isetta .... production coordinator
Mark Jackels .... production engineer
Geoffrey Jarrett .... technical resource administrator
Vicky Jenson .... developer
Moises Jimenez .... film recordist
T. Patrick Johnson .... production assistant
Ibrahim Sani Kache .... tech assistant
Sean Kamath .... technical lead
Jason Kankiewicz .... infrastructure engineer
Mark Kauffman .... production engineer
Scott Kilty .... operations system administration
Cohl Kenneth Klop .... adr voice
Ross Krothe .... technical resource administrator
Hans Ku .... alliance manager
Ben H. Kwa .... technical lead
Diana K. Lee .... production coordinator
Jeff Lee .... engineering system administrator
Edwin R. Leonard .... chief technology officer (as Ed Leonard)
Hope Levy .... adr voice group
Jason Lloyd .... hardware engineer
Nicholas Long .... technical lead
Mark Macready .... technical resource administrator
Jim Mainard .... product development
Dan Malone .... technology coordinator
Derek Mann .... systems administrator
Rich Marco .... engineering systems administrator
Romney T. Marino .... production coordinator: story
Mark J. Matthews .... research and development
Chris McClintock .... production coordinator
Megan McDonald .... production coordinator
Eric McKinley .... hardware engineer
Victor S. Mercieca .... technical design director
John R. Miller .... systems administrator
Peter C. Miller .... software quality assurance
Logan Molnar .... recruiting
Jemson Montefalcon .... hardware engineer
Laura Monteiro .... studio operations
Jaimie Nakae .... marketing
Paul Newell .... infrastructure engineer
Jeffrey Nickerson .... technology coordinator
Emily Nordwind .... assistant to the producers
Brendan O'Connor .... production coordinator
John O'Sullivan .... engineering system administrator
Kristine Pascua Pajarito .... production assistant
Paul Pape .... adr voice group
Raffi Parikian .... engineering system administrator
Paul Parmer .... editorial systems engineer
Blake Penido .... technical resource administrator
Harbor Peoples .... office manager: technology
Eamon Pirruccello .... adr voice group
Jonathan Pollack .... creative consultant: story
Ernesto Quiroz .... hardware engineer
Peter Renaday .... adr voice group
Stacy Rentel .... technical manager
Paul Replicon .... technical resource administrator
Daniel Rich .... engineering system administrator
Joshua F. Richards .... research and development
Michael Riley .... teaser designer
Caroline Robinson .... production staff
Andre Rodriguez Sr. .... production assistant
Mark Rogers .... studio operations
Stephen E. Ross .... technical lead
Michelle Ruff .... adr voice group
Czarina Russell .... studio manager: Remote Control Productions
Philece Sampler .... adr voice
Donald Schmidt .... research and development
Georgia Simon .... adr voice group
Cathy Sitzes .... technical resource administrator
Evan Smyth .... staff software engineer
Morgan J. Steele .... administrative assistant
Siouxsie Stewart .... global department manager: Dreamworks Animation Studio Production
Michael Svihura .... research and development
Casey Sword .... technical resource administrator
Ben Taylor .... technical resource administrator
Ryan Genji Thomas .... production coordinator
Mark M. Tokunaga .... manager of digital resources
Marcelo Tubert .... adr voice group
Cathy Twigg-Blumel .... film development
Charley Walters .... dubbing supervisor
Karen L. Whitaker .... production coordinator
Jon Young .... media coordinator
Daniel Yu .... research and development
Darci Zalvin .... production executive
Jorge Heredia .... technical resource administrator (uncredited)
Shaun Potts .... technical resource administrator (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Tony Cosanella .... special thanks
Titus Fotso .... special thanks
Yeko Ladzekpo-Cole .... special thanks
Bernie Mac .... dedicatee
Debbie L. O'Keeffe .... special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa - The IMAX Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
"Madagascar 2" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for some mild crude humor
Runtime:
89 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.44 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
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'Moto Moto' means 'Hot Hot' in Swahili.See more »
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Continuity: When the hunters attract young Alex to outside the reserve, the rope is very far from the fence, which means it had to be thrown from the outside to the inside of the reserve. The rope could only be thrown from the top of the fence, but when the rope is pulled back, near the hunters, we see it being pulled from the bottom of the lower wire of the fence.See more »
Quotes:
Alex:[Dancing as he speaks] How! Me and my friends fly... fly, on great metal bird... then we plummet...
[whistles]
Alex:Boom! Crash here. We offer only happiness and good greetings.
Hippo Girlfriend:Is he dancing about a plane crash?
Alex:Yeah, we are. Sorry.
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FAQ

Where is Madagascar?
Is this movie based on a book?
"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa"? Isn't Madagascar already a part of Africa?
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41 out of 63 people found the following review useful.
The animation was better, there is a stronger story, there is more heart....but...., 10 November 2008
Author: diac228 (diac1987@netscape.net) from Orlando, Florida

The original Madagascar was a break from the typical mold in family animated entertainment; it was fearless, didn't slow down to teach a lesson, and was not afraid of entertaining solely on physical humor. The content was light, but it was so satisfying that it wound up being Dreamwork's second best animated movie of them all—behind Shrek. The zany cast of characters easily exceeds the number of memorable characters in Shrek, and contained more humor and creativity than all of the other Dreamworks animated flicks before and ever since.

In the second installment, you see the writers trying to give the franchise a dosage of heart and sentimentality, which is what made Shrek the instant classic it became. A bit of heart can definitely propel an animated movie into masterpiece status (see Toy Story and Finding Nemo) however this is not the franchise to do it. Madagascar is about the cast and how they interact with each other and the conflict that is presented onto them. While the laughs are definitely here, the attempt for emotion constantly makes this film slows down and keeps it from being a superior installment when placed against the original. That being said, it's still a fun, entertaining, and unpredictable movie that continues the zaniness that made the original a personal guilty pleasure of mine.

In Escape 2 Africa, we follow the New York zoo animals, the psychotic penguins, the monkeys, and the lemur leaders as they unexpectedly are stranded in the middle of Africa. While at first the main four (Marty, Alex, Melman, Gloria) are rather happy at their new environment, they quickly realize that it's not all that it seems, and that their new temporary home is splitting the four apart. In the meantime, the penguins attempt to repair the plane that they accidentally destroyed. The writers did a good job in presenting all sorts of new gags and yet again refrain from referencing pop culture too much (although the Twilight Zone nod was hilarious). But, they couldn't deliver the emotional impact because of one main reason: this franchise wasn't meant to ever slow down in terms of pacing. Like a roller coaster, this movie moves sometimes extremely fast, and then can grind into a halt in the next scene. Lastly the main four don't interact much with each other, but more with the environment. There literally are at least 8 plots happening at once—some of them are good, some of them aren't.

The voice acting remains decent, but there are fewer lines by the original cast, and more from supporting characters and new characters. Bernie Mac, rest in peace, but his performance was rather bland and could have been done by anyone else. Alec Baldwin didn't have much of a chance to lend his comedic skills either. Yet again, the penguins and Sacha Baron Cohen steal every scene they are in, no matter how mediocre the previous scene was. Cohen (as Julien) has an obvious knack for comedy, and delivers every line perfectly for two movies in a row; not bad at all. Ben Stiller had fewer chances at being funny, as they had to handle all the major slower moments. Chris Rock's role was surprisingly limited, especially for someone who did so well in the original.

The one major improvement from the original was the animation, which was crisp, fluid, and flowed better. Surely it's undeniably no Wall-E (Or even 2007's Ratatouille), but it's still respectably an improvement over previous work. The jokes themselves are hit-and-miss like the original; the only difference is this one has more misses. Plus it's the recurring jokes that are missing; the hula girl, feisty tourist, repetitive herd, and lion-dancing bits all didn't elicit much laughter from the audience, nor from me. We just needed much more Julien, and much more penguin-action. Maybe in the future the focus will shift; in the meantime they are just grabbing all the spotlight and attention.

Bottom Line: Exactly what Scrat did to Ice Age: The Meltdown years ago, we have minor/supporting characters becoming the main hit and running the show. While the original four characters take a backseat and add emotion to a franchise that's too fast-paced for this sort of stuff, we have the penguins and Julien taking over the movie and keeping it from being another totally disappointing animated sequel like every straight-to-video Disney sequel, the ugly Shrek sequels, or Ice Age 2. The entertainment level is still magnificent the second time around, but it won't age as well as the first Madagascar did. Leave the heart to Pixar, because those folks have nailed it perfectly for years. Dreamworks can serve as the escapist cinema in terms of animation, but if they continue imitating and try to outdo Pixar, it will just dampen the quality of all their movies. Madagascar 2 is the prime example of this: purely fun and entertaining until it tries to distribute family values. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is also proof that those hilarious penguins need their own movie, pretty much immediately.

Yes, right now.

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