The Madagascar animals fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African nature reserve, where they meet others of their own kind, and Alex especially discovers his royal heritage as prince of a lion pride.
An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town.
It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law.
Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational, and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.
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 Eurasian wolf 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
Billy Eichner who voiced the New York Reporter in the scene where Dave sends the mutated penguins into New York has the same birthday as Jada Pinkett Smith, voice of Gloria in the main Madagascar films; September 18th. See more »
At many points in the film the penguins change positions when the camera angle changes. See more »
[after the battle, Dave is revealed made cute by the ray, shrunk and trapped inside a snow globe]
What? Are you kidding me?
[the snow globe falls from the duct tape, Skipper catches him]
Dave. Oh-ho, look at you.
You think this is over? I'm just getting started! I'm about...
What do we do with him now?
[Rico attempts to swallow the snow globe, but Skipper pulls it away]
Girl with Snow Globe:
[to the Penguins]
Open this right now!
Here you go, kid.
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When the film begins, a glacier calves (breaks off ice) to reveal the Dreamworks Animation logo, the logo portion then calves again to replace the boy holding the fishing pole with the four penguins standing on each others' shoulders. See more »
While taking too much from the "Despicable Me" franchise, "Penguins of Madagascar" is fun, funny and so maniacally paced that viewers will likely feel they got their ticket-price's worth.
But that doesn't excuse the fact that its a mediocre movie.
"Penguins" belongs in the mid-summer dross of quick-release films that count on built in audiences. This is a TV movie that got a release date during the Holiday season when family fare is compelling. This movie will likely result in a TV show (Penguins are cute! is the literal raison d'etre for this movie) but the movie is not worthy of cinematic release.
The story is too, too, familiar, the characters are rote, and the script's best gags are re-cycled. The best use of "Penguins" is to see if your eldest child is capable of riding herd on their sibs for the two hour running time of this film and its trailers. Sit a few rows behind your brood, smile at the familiar gags, then take the family out for ice cream. Chocolate may be the best compensation for sitting through "Penguins of Madagascar."
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