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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 overview, first billed only:
Skipper (voice)
Kowalski (voice)
Private (voice)
Rico (voice)
Dave (voice)
Classified (voice)
Short Fuse (voice)
Eva (voice)
Corporal (voice)
Mort (voice)
Danny Jacobs ...
King Julien (voice)
Sean Charmatz ...
Cricket (voice)
Pilot / Aquarium Employee (voice)
Kelly Cooney ...
Mermaid Penguin (voice)


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


When the world needs saving, heroes become legends. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

26 November 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Penguins of Madagascar  »


Box Office


$132,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,447,444, 28 November 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$83,348,920, 3 May 2015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$373,543,611, 30 April 2015
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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Kowalski does a flutter like jump related to Luigi's jump when the ships explodes. See more »


In Dave's back story, the zoo octopuses need to be in ocean water as in real life. No explanation is given for why the octopuses in the main story can breathe air and live on dry land, which should be an important plot point. See more »


Classified: We are the North Wind, and no one, NO ONE, breaks the Wind.
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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 »


Fideo Del Oeste
Written by Robert Rodriguez
Performed by Chingon
Courtesy of Rocket Racing Rebels LP
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It's amazing!
22 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

This is masterpiece. Being 20 years old guy, i still like to watching this cartoon. Sometimes my 40 y\o father when have a time watch this. It's really funny cartoon where are different stories, like about love, about friendship, about action, about moral values! Each character full of their life way!

Skipper-Team leader. Always keeps team in healthy shape. Always says what to do and how to do. He use his "King slap" to calm down members of team. It's really funny and by this he emphasizes his leadership. And it is ridiculous in my opinion, is when he says the name of the operation. "Okay guys, we start operation "******" Let's go!" (c) Skipper. Ahahahah :D

Kowalski-Brain of team. He always have plan. Always! True scientist! His inventions strange but very interesting :D Scientist's language very funny. When Kowalski start to explain something, it's line OMG, wut :DD Which makes it really funny :) In many movies\cartoons in every team must be clever guy, i think in penguins it depicts the most fun, cool and exciting!

Rico-"Mad KABOOM Guy" I gave him this name :) Very strange one, which makes him very special in this team. He can only speak a few words, and the rest he can only make sounds. That's what makes him special :) Really funny guy :) YOu should watch him and u will understand me :))

Private-cutie of team. Very friendly one :) He always finds in people's kindness and honesty (with Skipper all the way around). When Skipper see potential enemy, Private meanwhile trying friend with him :) Hahaha :) So cute one ;)

What about another guys in Zoo. I just wanna say Dreamworks have very good taste!!! All personage are amazing! I cant imagine them in another taste's! Keep doing Dreamworks! I love you!!

10\10!!!!! <3

PS. Sorry for low English :)

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