Penguins of Madagascar (2014) Poster

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MPAA Rated PG for mild action and some rude humor

Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • mild comic slapstick action occurs, nothing graphic (obviously).


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • In one of the first scenes, Skipper goes after a rolling egg. The egg goes over a cliff and Skipper almost falls off the cliff as well. Both Skipper and the egg are fine. Later, the egg is surrounded by leopard seals, but the penguins rescue the egg and escape from the seals.
  • A film crew pushes the baby penguins off a cliff, but they are fine.
  • The antagonist can look menacing, and has a lot of close-ups. He scared some babies into crying in our audience.
  • The antagonist mutates penguins into monsters and sets them loose on the population.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • In a mid-credits scene, Mort swallows King Julien alive, which younger viewers may not understand (though meant for laughs).
  • In the scene the penguins and octopi fight eachother there is a sad scene where one of the main penguins is a monster and there's a series of flashbacks about the young penguin which may be upsetting to some people.

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