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The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (2005)

The penguins of the Central Park Zoo have an adventure in the city on Christmas Eve.



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Complete credited cast:
Skipper (voice)
Kowalski (voice)
Private (voice)
Rico (voice)
Old Lady (voice)
Sean Bishop ...
Doorman / TV Announcer (voice)


On Christmas Eve, Private slips out of the zoo for some last-minute shopping. In the city he's mistaken as a cute chew toy by a mean old woman named Nana, who gives Private to her vicious dog, Mr. Chew. On a mission to rescue their penguin pal, Skipper, Kowalski and Rico risk life and flipper as they take on Nana and Mr. Chew with an explosive solution that will leave you laughing out loud. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

7 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Madagaszkár-pingvinek és a karácsonyi küldetés  »

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Did You Know?


The Taxi the elderly lady gets into has the license plate "I8BIGAPEL." See more »


A penguin uses binoculars rotated at a 90 degree angle, but the shot of the view through them is composed as if they were being used normally (horizontally level). See more »


[first lines]
Private: He looks so sad.
Skipper: Rico, I want that tree up to muster.
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Crazy Credits

Animated versions of the Sonic Eagle logo and the Mail Collection Box are used with the permission of the United Stated [sic] Postal Service. New York City Police Department name, logos and insignia are trademarks of the city of New York and are used with the City's permission. See more »


Spun-off from Madagascar (2005) See more »


Jingle Bells
Performed by Brave Combo
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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The Madagascar penguins are very, very funny
20 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I saw this movie with some of our grandchildren as it was tagged on Wallace and Grommit. Now I loved Wallace and Grommit but we all thought this little short was very, very funny and deserves to be released on a DVD. We would definitely buy it and so would many others I am sure of it. The grandkids loved this short and it caused them to laugh out loud many times. We also laughed out loud at Wallace and Grommit, though my wife thought that the Madagascar penguins were much funnier I would have to say I liked the penguins a little bit more then Wallace and Grommit. I would say that anyone with kids or are big kids themselves need to see these two flicks as soon as possible or regret it for a long time.

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