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Merry Madagascar (2009)

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When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas.

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David Soren
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Stiller ... Alex (voice)
Chris Rock ... Marty (voice)
David Schwimmer ... Melman (voice)
Jada Pinkett Smith ... Gloria (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Maurice (voice)
Andy Richter ... Mort (voice)
Carl Reiner ... Santa (voice)
Danny Jacobs ... King Julien (voice)
Tom McGrath ... Skipper (voice)
Chris Miller ... Kowalski (voice)
Christopher Knights Christopher Knights ... Private (voice)
Willow Smith ... Abby (voice)
Nina Dobrev ... Cupid (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Lead Reindeer (voice)
David Soren ... Lookout Lemur / Additional Lemurs (voice)
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When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Merry Madagascar See more »

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DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The lemur natives are pelted with lumps of coal every year by Santa, presumably because they are always naughty, as per the original mythology of Saint Nicholas. See more »

Quotes

Skipper: Way to drop the ball, you hippie freak.
Alex: Me? Melman was the one who lost it in the chimney.
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Connections

Version of Whatever Next?: Episode #1.3 (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Dominic Roy King and Frank Musker
Performed by Air Supply
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Festive and fun
4 December 2009 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This animated short is about the Madagascar creatures wanting to go back to New York for Christmas, but things get complicated when they meet the amnesic Santa Claus.

I find the story quite festive, given the fact that the setting is mostly in Madagascar. I enjoyed watching "Merry Madagascar" more than the regular "Madagascar", because I find the animals less annoying and more fun. The story is squeaky clean, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. There are even a few one liners for adults, and it did make me laugh. "Julianuary" is a great invention, I hope they will capitalise on this in future "Madagascar"!


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