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Farce of the Penguins (2006)

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A mockumentary that illuminates penguin survival and mating rituals, as well as one bird's search for love while on a 70-mile trek with his hedonistic buddies.

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In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled masses of females - especially Melissa and Vicki - talk about males, mating, and what might happen this year. Carl, Jimmy, and the other males make the long trek talking about food, fornication and flatulence. Until this year, Carl's sex life has been dismal, but he falls hard for Melissa. She seems to like him. A crisis develops when Jimmy comes upon something soft in the dark. Can friends forgive? Does parenthood await Carl and Melissa? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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What Happens In Antarctica... Stays in Antarctica See more »

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Rated R for pervasive crude sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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22 February 2007 (Iceland)  »

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A Farsa dos Pinguins  »

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With the exceptions of Candace Cameron Bure and Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, the entire family cast from Full House (1987) had speaking roles in this movie. See more »

Goofs

Neither Arctic Foxes nor Arctic Owls occur in Antarctica. The same is true of several species of penguins shown. See more »

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Melissa: [about Helen] Has she ever held on to a man?
Vicky: Only by the throat.
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Crazy Credits

No penguins were harmed during the making of this film. However, one of our editors, and we won't say which one, kept a human head in his mini-refrigerator the entire time he was editing this picture. See more »

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References March of the Penguins (2005) See more »

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Published by Big Tiger Music (BMI)
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A one-gag adolescent waste of time
9 June 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

There is this notion out there that Bob Saget is actually a funny guy when not playing a TV dad or hawking home video footage. It's not true. Yeah, okay, it's a bit of a kick to imagine the dad from Full House doing blue humor, but beyond that, he has no comic instinct. The gags in this sad apology for a film are adolescent in the worst way. I can only assume that all the names involved in this disaster owe Saget something, or he has some dirt on them, because they can't possibly be serious about this one. It's a one-gag movie and a poor send-up of a film that was overly precious in the first place. The most farcical thing about this film is the fact that it was ever made in the first place.


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