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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

When King Julien is in the crashed airplane with all his Julyanuary gifts, he refers to the skeleton of the pilot as "Amelia". This is a reference to legendary female pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while circumnavigating the world in 1937 in a Lockheed plane. See more »

Quotes

Lead Reindeer: We meet again, South Polers.
Skipper: North Polers!
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Connections

Version of Tromeo and Juliet (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Every Woman in the World
Written by Dominic Roy King and Frank Musker
Performed by Air Supply
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"What? You can't take me off the naughty list! I AM the naughty list!"
2 August 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I enjoyed the Madagascar movies and I love The Penguins of Madagascar, so I naturally wanted to see this festive special. And overall, I enjoyed it very much and even preferred it marginally over the movies. I admit I wasn't keen on the animation of Santa and one or two characters are a little bland, but overall it was very enjoyable, with a nice heart warming story and some very funny writing from especially the Penguins and King Julien(who almost steals the show throughout).

The animation is nice, vibrant and colourful and the music is great, I especially liked King Julien's take on Santa Claus is Coming to Town, that was funny. The characters in general are fine, Melman isn't given much to do, same with some of the reindeer, but I loved the Penguins and King Julien and Alex and Gloria were nice to watch. And the voice acting is top notch. Merry Madagascar also moves quickly so it never feels boring. Overall, thoroughly enjoyable and kept me amused constantly. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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