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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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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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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

Series trademark: Twilight Zone. Most if not all entries in the Madagascar/Penguins series contain an homage to Rod Serling's original The Twilight Zone (1959). In this one, Dave says "The monsters are due in Manhattan," a variation of the title of The Twilight Zone: The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street (1960). Also, the "you maniacs" speech from Planet of the Apes (1968), a movie partly written by Serling, is paraphrased by characters in both this movie and the original Madagascar (2005). 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

Private: Skipper wouldn't care. Plan or no! Fancy equipment or no! He'd never leave a man behind!
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Michael & Yossi: Rated or Dated: Sequels (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

I Can Dream About You
Written and Performed by Dan Hartman
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Awesome, just awesome
2 June 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Awesome, just awesome movie.

I don't know how to say this but it is a while since I've last seen a movie that made me laugh freely.

It is a complete movie from my point of view because it's understandable for children and it has plenty of jokes for grown ups. And I enjoyed a lot the jokes related to celebrities names like: Charlize Theron, Kevin Bacon, Hugh Jackman and others I don't remember right now.

It has plenty of surprises and it is after all a comedy wrapped into an animation movie that totally deserves the time spend watching it. I gave it a 9, maybe a little bit higher that rated but in my opinion you just have to see this :D.


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