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Penguins of Madagascar is a 2014 American computer-animated spy action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox.wikipedia
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Penguins of Madagascar is a 2014 American computer-animated spy action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox.

Penguin

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It is a spin-off of the Madagascar film series, and takes place right after the events of Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, following the penguins Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private in their own adventure.

John Aboud

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The film was directed by Simon J. Smith and Eric Darnell, and written by Michael Colton, John Aboud, and Brandon Sawyer.

John Malkovich

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It stars the voices of Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Conrad Vernon, Christopher Knights, Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, and Ken Jeong.

Box-office bomb

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Despite taking a gross of $373 million on a $132 million budget, the film underperformed at the box office and forced a write-down for the studio.

Antarctica

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In Antarctica, three young penguin brothers — Skipper, Kowalski, and Rico — defy the laws of nature in order to save an egg the other penguins believe to be doomed.

Leopard seal

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After saving it from a pack of leopard seals and accidentally setting themselves adrift on an iceberg, the egg hatches into their new member, Private, (before the events of the first film).

United States Bullion Depository

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Ten years later (after the events of the previous film), the penguins decide to leave the circus to celebrate Private's birthday by breaking into the Fort Knox in order to treat him to a discontinued snack called "Cheezy Dibbles" in the vending machine of their break room.

Italy

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Suddenly, they are abducted by the machine and sent to Venice, Italy by Dr. Octavius Brine, a renowned geneticist who reveals he is actually an octopus named Dave, who has grown resentful of penguins after their cuteness had him shunned from every zoo and aquarium across the globe.

Snow globe

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Rico swallows Dave's collection of snowglobes along with a canister of a green substance called the Medusa Serum before the four escape and are chased through the canals and streets of Venice by Dave's henchmen.

Arctic

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When cornered, they are rescued by a group of animals from an Arctic elite undercover inter-species task force agency called "The North Wind" consisting of their leader, a wolf whose name is classified in which Skipper mistakenly calls him "Classified" throughout this film, a harp seal demolitionist named Short Fuse, a polar bear named Corporal, and an intelligent snowy owl named Eva, who Kowalski instantly falls in love with.

Wolf

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When cornered, they are rescued by a group of animals from an Arctic elite undercover inter-species task force agency called "The North Wind" consisting of their leader, a wolf whose name is classified in which Skipper mistakenly calls him "Classified" throughout this film, a harp seal demolitionist named Short Fuse, a polar bear named Corporal, and an intelligent snowy owl named Eva, who Kowalski instantly falls in love with.

Harp seal

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When cornered, they are rescued by a group of animals from an Arctic elite undercover inter-species task force agency called "The North Wind" consisting of their leader, a wolf whose name is classified in which Skipper mistakenly calls him "Classified" throughout this film, a harp seal demolitionist named Short Fuse, a polar bear named Corporal, and an intelligent snowy owl named Eva, who Kowalski instantly falls in love with.

Polar bear

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When cornered, they are rescued by a group of animals from an Arctic elite undercover inter-species task force agency called "The North Wind" consisting of their leader, a wolf whose name is classified in which Skipper mistakenly calls him "Classified" throughout this film, a harp seal demolitionist named Short Fuse, a polar bear named Corporal, and an intelligent snowy owl named Eva, who Kowalski instantly falls in love with.

Snowy owl

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When cornered, they are rescued by a group of animals from an Arctic elite undercover inter-species task force agency called "The North Wind" consisting of their leader, a wolf whose name is classified in which Skipper mistakenly calls him "Classified" throughout this film, a harp seal demolitionist named Short Fuse, a polar bear named Corporal, and an intelligent snowy owl named Eva, who Kowalski instantly falls in love with.

Madagascar

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Viewing the penguins as a hindrance to their mission, Classified tranquilizes the group and sends them to their most remote base (which happens to be on Madagascar) but the penguins awaken mid-flight and crash land in the Sahara Desert before making their way to Shanghai, China, which they mistake for Dublin, Ireland.

Sahara

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Viewing the penguins as a hindrance to their mission, Classified tranquilizes the group and sends them to their most remote base (which happens to be on Madagascar) but the penguins awaken mid-flight and crash land in the Sahara Desert before making their way to Shanghai, China, which they mistake for Dublin, Ireland.

Shanghai

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Viewing the penguins as a hindrance to their mission, Classified tranquilizes the group and sends them to their most remote base (which happens to be on Madagascar) but the penguins awaken mid-flight and crash land in the Sahara Desert before making their way to Shanghai, China, which they mistake for Dublin, Ireland.

Dublin

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Viewing the penguins as a hindrance to their mission, Classified tranquilizes the group and sends them to their most remote base (which happens to be on Madagascar) but the penguins awaken mid-flight and crash land in the Sahara Desert before making their way to Shanghai, China, which they mistake for Dublin, Ireland.

Tactical formation

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Private rescues the North Wind members, who want to regroup due to lack of equipment, but Private, not wanting to leave anyone behind goes to stop Dave.

New York City

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As Dave's submarine docks at New York with the promise of returning the penguins he found to the zoo, he turns the ray on the rest of the penguins, mutating them all into hideous monsters.

Post-credits scene

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In a mid-credits scene, the Penguins return to the circus and plug Mort into the ray and use him to revert Private back to normal.