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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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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 wolf-husky hybrid 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 Anonymous

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When the world needs saving, heroes become legends. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lara Flynn Boyle were considered for the role of Eva. See more »

Goofs

Whenever Dr. Octavius Brine is around humans, he uses a microphone that helps him speak, but during the mutant penguin invasion and shouts 'somebody call the exterminators!', he doesn't use his microphone. See more »

Quotes

[the Penguins are dressed as German folk musicians]
Skipper: We take this shame to our graves.
Kowalski: Agreed.
[slap dance starts]
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Crazy Credits

In the opening, a glacier calves to reveal the Dreamworks Animation logo; the logo portion then calves again to replace the boy holding the fishing pole with four penguins standing on each others' shoulders. See more »

Connections

Spoofs March of the Penguins (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Penguins of Madagascar is next to what i expected,i loved it and hoping for part 2
8 March 2015 | by shakilabuzafor0See all my reviews

Well,we all have been waiting for this film for a long time and i must say it was worth waiting for.When we first saw the MADAGASCAR movie we were very much curious about these penguins.They were like the Minions of Madagascar,we loved their intelligent,straight-forward and funny behavior a lot.yeah,of course thats the reason they made this film.Now,lets talk about this film.from the beginning of this film it was full of actions,brilliant funny dialogs.Usually we don't expect animation films to be that kind of action packed,but this film done a beautiful work on that because between actions there were clever and hilarious commands of skipper.Besides fun and actions we saw emotions a little but it was pretty good.And the villain's plot was good but it could've been better.I didn't kinda like him because it didn't felt like super villain,Dave(Dr. Octavius Brine) needed a little more evilness.The north wind team was a good plot to give this movie a serious look.Ending was pretty awesome too with all the actions and strategies especially the one when skipper throw chip to press the button.The look of Private was still cute and cuddly after reversion process (yeah,private returned to his original look later).Dreamworks done a fabulous job on this movie and i admire it very much.


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