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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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Storyline

Suffering from a serious case of amnesia thanks to naughty King Julien, Santa Claus and his reindeer find themselves marooned in exotic Madagascar. With St. Nick's swift sleigh crammed with toys and gifts, the castaway team of friends--Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria--are now the only ones who can attempt to save Christmas. However, will the homesick New Yorkers set aside their ambitions for the children of the world? Written by Nick Riganas

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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

First Christmas special to have a theme of Romeo & Juliet. The penguins of the South Pole represent the Montagues, the reindeer of the North Pole represent the Capulets; Private is Romeo and Cupid is Juliet. See more »

Quotes

Skipper: Wait, where's private?
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Every Woman in the World
Written by Dominic Roy King and Frank Musker
Performed by Air Supply
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solid Christmas TV special
2 November 2016 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

The gang is leaving Madagascar on their home-made balloon when Julien and his lemur subjects shoot them down. They're actually shooting for the red night goblin. When coal starts raining down, Alex fires the shot that takes down the goblin who turns out to be Santa Claus. The reindeers leave after fighting with the penguins over the cold war between north and south poles. The concussed Santa decides to stay with the lemurs. The gang decides to deliver the gifts themselves pulled by the penguins flying with magic dust.

This is a Christmas TV special. The great thing is that the characters are what they are supposed to be. Julien would definitely shoot down Santa Claus. This has all the main Madagascar characters. The penguins have a lot of fun. This is solid work from the family friendly franchise.


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