Penguins Of Madagascar
Penguins Of Madagascar (2014)

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Animation
Release Date: November 26, 2014
DVD Release Date: March 17, 2015
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Penguins of Madagascar is fast and brightly colored enough to entertain small children, but too frantically silly to offer real filmgoing fun for the whole family.

Cath Clarke
Time Out

Frantic and silly.

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Lindsey Bahr
Associated Press

"Penguins of Madagascar" is a passible, inoffensive addition to DreamWorks Animation's canon, even if there's a faint whiff of a North Wind spin-off sullying the contained story.

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Roxana Hadadi
Punch Drunk Critics

There are enough sight gags and silly jokes in Penguins of Madagascar to make children laugh. But a generation-spanning film, this one isn't.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

These penguins really are cute, the animation is consistently appealing, and the movie is obviously bound for megamoolah at the box office.

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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

Directors Eric Darnell and Simon J. Smith keep up a headlong pace -- if one joke or sight gag misfires, there'll be another one soon.

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Nandini Ramnath

Directed by Eric Darnell and Simon J Smith, Penguins of Madagascar is relentlessly madcap, happily all over the place, and almost awesome in its refusal to adhere to any coherence.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

Thanksgiving is a time for family and for shirking work, and out of respect for both traditions-and in recognition that I am surely not in the movie's demographic sweet spot-I'm handing the heavy lifting over to my kids, Tom (11) and Alexandra (9).

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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

Leaving the cute to the bigger kids on the block, with this movie, Dreamworks is opting for pure crazy. And sure enough, the strategy, this time anyway, has paid off in the most unnatural dividend imaginable: darned if these penguins don't fly.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

This movie can babysit your kids! And as the reviewer often recommends in regards to movies such as this, a good adult nap in a cineplex is an awesome thing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Look in the Webster's Dictionary under "zany" and there'll be a clip from this fast-paced, shit storm of jokes laff fest that has mucho fun… More
KJ Proulx
Beginning before the events of "Madagascar," we quickly receive the backstory of the Penguins before swinging into full gear with the Penguins we know… More
Phil Hubbs
[b][i]Penguins of Madagascar (2014)[/i][/b] A fourth sequel in the Madagascar franchise technically but as you can see its a spin-off about those quirky… More
Shawn Montague
Okay... but that's it.
Carlos Magalh„es
A very amusing spin-off centered on the very most adorable characters of the Madagascar franchise - which, combined with a well-written plot, hilarious puns, a… More
Bradley Wright
Full review at: Penguins of Madagascar is no doubt a movie made for the kids. It mixes a lot silly jokes with… More