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Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

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Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.

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Cast

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Skipper (voice)
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Kowalski (voice)
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Private (voice)
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Rico (voice)
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Dave (voice)
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Classified (voice)
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Short Fuse (voice)
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Eva (voice)
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Corporal (voice)
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Mort (voice)
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King Julien (voice)
Sean Charmatz ...
Cricket (voice)
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Documentary Filmmaker (voice)
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Pilot / Aquarium Employee (voice)
Kelly Cooney ...
Mermaid Penguin (voice)
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Storyline

Super spy teams aren't born...they're hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. These elitists of the elite are joining forces with a chic undercover organization, The North Wind. Led by handsome and husky Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then...you know). Together, they must stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, from destroying the world as we know it. Written by DreamWorks Animation

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The movie event that will blow their cover


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Rated PG for mild action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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26 November 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Penguins of Madagascar  »

Box Office

Budget:

$132,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,447,444 (USA) (28 November 2014)

Gross:

$83,348,920 (USA) (1 May 2015)
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Trivia

Despite playing a major role in this movie about penguins, Benedict Cumberbatch has a difficult time correctly pronouncing the word "penguin." You can hear this in the movie whenever Classified says the word, and it sounds more like he is saying "peng wing." See more »

Goofs

Venice has no roads for automobiles. The truck loaded with watermelons would not be in a city accessible only by boat or foot. See more »

Quotes

Dave: The only thing that has kept me going all these years is my BURNING thirst for revenge...
[Skipper and Kowalski are confused]
Dave: ...and my precious souvenir snow globe collection.
[sees Rico swallowing all of his snow globes]
Dave: [groans] What is WRONG with you?
Rico: [mumbles] I dunno.
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Crazy Credits

In the middle of the credits, there is a scene where the penguins fix Private back to normal using Mort's cuteness. See more »

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Soundtracks

Celebrate
Written by Pitbull (as Armando C. PĂ©rez), Justin Franks, Breyan Stanley Isaac (as Isaac), Charlie Puth, Andrew Cedar, Ben Maddahi, Dino Fekaris and Nick Zesses (as Nickolas Zesses)
Produced by Justin Franks (as DJ Frank E) and Andrew Cedar
Performed by Pitbull
Pitbull appears courtesy of Mr. 305/Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records
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Fun Bond villain adventure
4 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Skipper, Kowalski and Rico rescue an egg but they drift out to sea. The egg hatch into Private and the gang go off to adventures together. Ten years later, they break into Fort Knox to get the Cheezy dibbles from the vending machine. They are abducted by Doctor Octavius Brine who was Dave the octopus. Dave lost his fans at the various zoos to penguins and now plans to take revenge on them using the Medusa Serum. The penguins have to stop Dave with the help of the animal spy agency The North Wind.

The Penguins are the funniest thing in the Madagascar franchise. The core story is fun. It has a lot of great references. It takes cute unexpected turns and has great cartoon action. There are big laughs and funny throughout. I like it even better than the Madagascar movies.


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