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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 overview, first billed only:
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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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Sean Charmatz ...
Cricket (voice)
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Documentary Filmmaker (voice)
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Pilot / Aquarium Employee (voice)
Kelly Cooney ...
Mermain Penguin (voice)
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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)  »

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Penguins of Madagascar  »

Box Office

Budget:

$132,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$81,268,373 (USA) (23 January 2015)
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Trivia

One of the penguins in captivity on Dave's sub is getting "Lara" tattooed on his chest. This is likely a nod to Lara Breay one of the producers of the film. See more »

Goofs

When the penguins are trying to rescue the egg, both the snowball that the egg was in and and the snowball that the penguins were in disappear by the time the seals attack them. See more »

Quotes

Skipper: Debbie!
Kowalski: Dave!
Skipper: Dave.
Corporal: He hacked into our system.
[There's no sound onscreen as Dave speaks]
Eva: Where's the sound?
Corporal: Dave, your microphone, it's not working.
Classified: Click on the button with the picture of the microphone.
Short Fuse: Every time a villain calls in, this happens.
Dave: Hello?
[...]
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Crazy Credits

In the opening, a glacier calves to reveal the Dreamworks Animation logo; the logo portion then calves again to replace the boy holding the fishing pole with four penguins standing on each others' shoulders. See more »


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Private Eyes
Written by Daryl Hall, Sara Allen, Janna Allen and Warren Pash
Performed by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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... a few moments, that's all folks
29 November 2014 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

Do not go to this movie if you are expecting to see the usual four- penguin team in action. The home office is making an obvious effort to springboard a new franchise with all new characters out of who-knows where because NONE of them were ever in the original movie or the TV show. Too little attention is devoted to feature the penguins we cartoon heads have come to love. Kowalski may as well have stayed in the zoo. One never comes to feel that the team was the focus of the show.

If you simply cannot resist the pleadings of your progeny, be mindful of the theater you choose. The audio is capable of being WAY TOO LOUD for sensitive ears. The DVD will be available very soon.


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