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Merry Madagascar (2009)

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When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas.

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David Soren
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Stiller ... Alex (voice)
Chris Rock ... Marty (voice)
David Schwimmer ... Melman (voice)
Jada Pinkett Smith ... Gloria (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Maurice (voice)
Andy Richter ... Mort (voice)
Carl Reiner ... Santa (voice)
Danny Jacobs ... King Julien (voice)
Tom McGrath ... Skipper (voice)
Chris Miller ... Kowalski (voice)
Christopher Knights Christopher Knights ... Private (voice)
Willow Smith ... Abby (voice)
Nina Dobrev ... Cupid (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Lead Reindeer (voice)
David Soren ... Lookout Lemur / Additional Lemurs (voice)
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Storyline

Suffering from a serious case of amnesia thanks to naughty King Julien, Santa Claus and his reindeer find themselves marooned in exotic Madagascar. With St. Nick's swift sleigh crammed with toys and gifts, the castaway team of friends--Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria--are now the only ones who can attempt to save Christmas. However, will the homesick New Yorkers set aside their ambitions for the children of the world? Written by Nick Riganas

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Merry Madagascar See more »

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Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The lemur natives are pelted with lumps of coal every year by Santa, presumably because they are always naughty, as per the original mythology of Saint Nicholas. See more »

Quotes

Lead Reindeer: We meet again, South Polers.
Skipper: North Polers!
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Connections

Version of Teatro de siempre: Romeo y Julieta (1967) See more »

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Every Woman in the World
Written by Dominic Roy King and Frank Musker
Performed by Air Supply
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Really very good.
7 December 2009 | by philw1See all my reviews

I'm not a big fan of Dreamworks movies (the poor man's Pixar) but nevertheless I love the Madagascar work. I bought this from my local supermarket (exclusively they claimed) expecting it to be a poor quality version of the movies, probably with bad animation and replacement voice talent. Hey, I thought, my 12 year old will still like it. I was wrong: this is beautifully animated to the quality of the movies, has all the original actors and is FUNNIER than the movies too. There's a joke involving penguins and reindeer that had we three in hysterics, perfect! This is only 26 minutes long but well worth it and a valid addition to the Madagascar movies. It could in fact be Madagascar 3 such is the quality.


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