Adventures of the Penguin King 3D
Adventures of the Penguin King 3D (2013)

Rex, a young King Penguin, has been away from his home for three years, learning to hunt in the wild oceans, but now he's back - in Penguin City. His mission: to find a mate, settle down and raise a chick. But can he survive the… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: December 6, 2013
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Chris Packham
Village Voice

The film is a klutzy rearrangement of documentary footage into a forced story arc narrated in first person by Tim Allen.

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Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media

Nature docu follows King penguin's quest to raise a family.

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Peter Bradshaw

There are some nice images of the teeming penguin population, and great fun to be had witnessing the love life, and indeed sex life, of penguins.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

This mainstream theatrical release is inferior to its shorter educational-film cousin.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)

The 3D film is a celebration of their remarkable tenacity with enough high dramas and cute moments to keep you enthralled.

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Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

Save the price of the 3D ticket and take them to the zoo instead.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

There's little we haven't seen before, including farting elephant seals.

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Rich Cline

Sharp digital photography makes this Antarctic documentary worth a look for nature-movie fans, even though it's both childish and unoriginal.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

David Attenborough's authoritative narration is preferable to the sonorous commentary read by Morgan Freeman in the English version of the French picture.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Luke Baldock
I adore penguins, I love them with all my heart. So after I received the Blu-ray for Christmas, I just had to set up all of my cuddly toy penguins on the sofa… More