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Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  26 November 2014 (USA)
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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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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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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:

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

Dave's direct orders to his octopus cronies incorporate a celebrity's name, e.g. "Drew! Barry! More power!"; "Nicolas, cage them!"; "Charlize, they're on the ray!"; "Hugh, Jack, man the battle stations."; "Halle, bury them."; "Kevin, bake on; we'll still need that victory cake."; "Robin, write this down."; "Helen, hunt them down!"; "William, hurt them." See more »

Goofs

At many points in the film the penguins change positions when the camera angle changes. See more »

Quotes

Skipper: Follow me, boys! We're going in hot!
Private: [as his butt goes on fire] Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot!
Skipper: No one likes to show off, Private.
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Crazy Credits

As a reference to a running gag in the film, Dave is initially identified as "Debbie" in the closing credits. See more »

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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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"Madagascar, meet the walking dead/Frankenstein
27 December 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I didn't catch the trailer so I had no idea what I was in for.But as the movie progressed I got a distinct feeling,that there's a lot of Madagascar merchandise heading way of the toy stores in the future. The first solo penguins of Madagascar movies was fun and entertainment for the whole family,but somewhere along the way I feel they have decided to make it into a merchandise concept instead.Cause the two latest films have just been really bad. just cause you got famous people doing the voices doesn't make the movie better,you need a good script, and that is what this movie lacks. I felt the storyline was all over the place.Does kid really relate to the whole :take over the world thing? I also got the impression they were trying to mix a lot of different franchise and political correctness,just to make sure they had covered all their bases


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