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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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 »

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

Originally scheduled for release in March 2015, the film was completed ahead of schedule, allowing the release date to be pushed up to November 2014, swapping release dates with Home (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

In the middle of the credits, there is a scene where the penguins fix Private back to normal using Mort's cuteness. 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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Awesome, just awesome
2 June 2015 | by buly_boy2007See all my reviews

Awesome, just awesome movie.

I don't know how to say this but it is a while since I've last seen a movie that made me laugh freely.

It is a complete movie from my point of view because it's understandable for children and it has plenty of jokes for grown ups. And I enjoyed a lot the jokes related to celebrities names like: Charlize Theron, Kevin Bacon, Hugh Jackman and others I don't remember right now.

It has plenty of surprises and it is after all a comedy wrapped into an animation movie that totally deserves the time spend watching it. I gave it a 9, maybe a little bit higher that rated but in my opinion you just have to see this :D.


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