Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
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Hopelessly stranded on the remote shores of Madagascar, the New Yorkers hatch a plan to get back to Central Park that instead finds them soaking up sun in the picturesque plains of Africa. Madagascar may be a nice place to visit, but for the gang of animals who spent most of their lives in New York, there is truly no place like home. After discovering the remnants of a crashed airplane, the penguins quickly set about making the repairs needed to get the craft airborne again. When the plane finally takes to the sky, it begins to look like it's only a matter of time before Alex the Lion… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is one of those rare occasions where the sequel is better than the original - but only by a whisker."
‑ Derek Adams, Time Out
"This is a really funny movie."
‑ Ben Mankiewicz, At the Movies
"If you weren't particularly enamored with the first one, chances are this isn't gonna change your opinion on the Madagascar cast"
‑ Jeffrey Lyles, Lyles' Movie Files
"In a post WALL-E world, it's hard not to be slightly underwhelmed by Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa."
‑ Anders Wotzke, Moviedex
"Energetic, fast-paced, and pumped full of zany humor...sure to entertain the younguns and be fairly painless for their guardians. [Blu-ray]"
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"The sequel, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, is a better film, though -- less manic, more easygoing."
‑ Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
"With so many characters to cram in and not much for many of them to do, Escape 2 Africa ends up a choppy, episodic affair."
‑ David Germain, Associated Press
"Kids will love the wisecracking penguins, industrious monkeys and feisty, survivalist grandma, who packs quite a wallop with her handbag."
‑ Neil Pond, American Profile
"Two stripes and you're out!"
‑ Paul Chambers, CNNRadio
"There's amusement in this jungle jumble but "Happy Feet" left me happier."
‑ Jules Brenner, Cinema Signals
"This is great. I loved it."
‑ Ben Lyons, At the Movies
"A by-the-numbers follow-up to the highly successful 2005 feature that was no great shakes to begin with."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"Doesn't mess with a good thing. That means many prankish penguins, loony lemurs and that "move it, move it" song, all over again."
‑ Matt Soergel, Florida Times-Union
"I am no great fan of sequels, and am especially suspicious of movies that try to cross-over between adult and child audiences. But this one won me over early on."
‑ Brian Webster, Apollo Guide
"The characters seem better developed this time and the story lines are stronger."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
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