MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,253 this week

The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (2005)

7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 4,372 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 2 critic

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

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 18 Feb 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 14 May 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 06 Nov 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 11 Nov 2013
 
list image
a list of 28 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (2005)

The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (2005) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Scared Shrekless (TV Short 2010)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Shrek gets in the Halloween spirit by challenging his fairytale friends to come up with scary stories for a contest. But the gang learn that they'll have to spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle before the winner is named.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Raman Hui
Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Donkey suggests everyone sing Christmas carols. Donkey sings "It's the Most Wonderful Time". Shrek, Fiona, the Ogre children, and the army of ogres sing an ogre version of "Jingle Bells" (... See full summary »

Directors: Walt Dohrn, Raman Hui
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers, Antonio Banderas
Shrek the Halls (TV Short 2007)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This half-hour animated TV special features the Shrek characters putting their own spin on holiday traditions.

Director: Gary Trousdale
Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz
The Penguins of Madagascar (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The daily adventures of penguins living in New York's Central Park Zoo.

Stars: John DiMaggio, Tom McGrath, Jeff Bennett
Far Far Away Idol (Video 2004)
Music | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Watch your favorite Shrek characters sing the night away in this hilarious spoof. Join in the fun as Fiona, Puss in Boots, Donkey and the rest of the Far Far Away Kingdom battle it out in a singer's showdown.

Director: Simon J. Smith
Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.

Director: Raman Hui
Stars: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Will Shadley
Kung Fu Panda Holiday (TV Short 2010)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Po is to host the annual winter holiday feast and he struggles to meet his friends' expectations.

Director: Tim Johnson
Stars: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie
Merry Madagascar (TV Short 2009)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas.

Director: David Soren
Stars: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

RJ the raccoon produces a nature video, which turns out to be an excuse for him and the porcupine children to play pranks on Hammy the squirrel.

Director: Will Finn
Stars: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Puss in Boots returns with the help of three kittens to rescue a precious ruby from the evil Whisperer.

Director: Raman Hui
Stars: Antonio Banderas, Gilles Marini, Charlotte Newhouse
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Susan Murphy (a.k.a. Ginormica) and the Monsters are now working with the US government as special ops. So when an alien presence is detected in Susan's hometown of Modesto, California -- ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Ramsey
Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Directors: Nicholas Filippi, Bret Haaland
Stars: Tom McGrath, Jeff Bennett, John DiMaggio
Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Madagaszkár-pingvinek és a karácsonyi küldetés  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This short was played in theaters with the feature film, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005). See more »

Goofs

When the penguins leave the elderly woman's house, the umbrellas in the umbrella stand, by the door, change positions between shots. See more »

Quotes

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

Crazy Credits

The end credits include small photo frames showing various pictures of Mr. Chew the dog, and his elderly owner, in different locations. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Madagascar (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle, Jingle, Jingle
Written by Johnny Marks
Performed by James Michael Dooley
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Hilarious
18 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I haven't even seen "Madagascar" yet, but because of this, I want to. I've been bragging about this to my friends ever since I saw it in front of the "Wallace and Gromit" movie. I don't care if I have to buy "Madagascar" just for the penguins, I will. I'll give you insight on what to watch out for without giving away too much: the bowling pin, "kaboom!", the #1 rule of penguins. If you don't like "Wallace and Gromit," fine. Go see it just for this. If you liked "Madagascar," you'll love this. I was always a fan of short animated films. My girlfriend and I both thought this was one of the funniest we've seen in years.


20 of 28 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Full Length Penguin Movie? mario2630
We Love This Short Movie!!!!!!!! scott_ellen5
Where ? Mulledk
Where on the DVD? witchie_pu_mo
Kaaaaaaaaaa Booooom murfx
Missing!! steve-bailey-1

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?