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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 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 movie event that will blow their cover See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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 final film to be produced by Pacific Digital Images (PDI) before its closure in January 2015. See more »

Goofs

When the North Wind brings the Penguins to their headquarters, Classified is seen with a cup of Espresso. But after the Penguins finish playing with the chairs, Classified is now holding a pen. See more »

Quotes

Classified: What is that?
[they see numerous painful weapons as they are going to be killed on the ride]
Classified: Oh, great.
Short Fuse: Oh, no! This it it!
Corporal: I don't wanna die, I'm squishy!
[before they are killed by one of the weapons, the ride stops and goes reverse to see Private knocked out the squid controlling the ride]
Classified: OH NO, WE'RE DEAD! DEAD! DEAAAAAAAAAAD!
Private: [to the North Wind team] I pushed a button!
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Crazy Credits

As a reference to a running gag in the film, Dave is initially identified as "Debbie" in the closing credits. See more »

Connections

References The Avengers (2012) 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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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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