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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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Michael Colton (screenplay by), John Aboud (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom McGrath ... Skipper (voice)
Chris Miller ... Kowalski (voice)
Christopher Knights Christopher Knights ... Private (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Rico (voice)
John Malkovich ... Dave (voice)
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Classified (voice)
Ken Jeong ... Short Fuse (voice)
Annet Mahendru ... Eva (voice)
Peter Stormare ... Corporal (voice)
Andy Richter ... Mort (voice)
Danny Jacobs ... King Julien (voice)
Sean Charmatz Sean Charmatz ... Cricket (voice)
Werner Herzog ... Documentary Filmmaker (voice)
Stephen Kearin ... Pilot / Aquarium Employee (voice)
Kelly Cooney Kelly Cooney ... Mermaid 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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The flipping awesome new movie! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian | Mandarin

Release Date:

26 November 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Penguins of Madagascar See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The coordinates shown in the North Wind's binoculars during a scene on Dave's secret island, point to a location in the middle of the Philippine Sea (21.5526 N, 131.2627 E). See more »

Goofs

Venice has no roads for automobiles. The truck loaded with watermelons would not be in a city accessible only by boat or foot. See more »

Quotes

Classified: Remain calm, penguins. You're now under the protection of the North Wind.
Skipper: Private, dibble me.
[Private takes a dibble bag out of Rico's body, gives it to Skipper, then he jumps in front of Classified]
Skipper: We're not going anywhere with you.
[munches]
Skipper: We don't even know who the heck you are.
Classified: The North Wind is an elite undercover inter-spe...
[Skipper munches]
Classified: an elite undercover inter-species...
[Skipper munches again]
[...]
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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 »

Connections

References Antz (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Afro Circus / I Like To Move It
Written by Chris Rock, Erick Morillo (as Erick Marilla) and Mark Quashie
Performed by Chris Rock and Danny Jacobs
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i enjoy them all
8 April 2015 | by subwmnSee all my reviews

The movie was cute because it is the penguins. I saw the Madagascar movies and watch the penguins TV series. I liked it except for different voices for the movies and the TV series.The only constant voice and same character was skipper. The others looked different from the show. Another thing I do not like are the name innuendos. What point does it have? Just for laughs? I think they could have done with out that. It would have been nice if they would have tied it in with the TV series as they did a tie in for the Madagascar movies. How did they get all the gadgets for the TV series? They are supposed to be an elite squad, where are the gadgets?


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