PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A group of animals who have spent all their life in a New York zoo end up in the jungles of Madagascar, and must adjust to living in the wild.
At one point, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez and Gwen Stefani were considered for the voice of Gloria the Hippo before Jada Pinkett Smith signed on.
Alex the Lion:
Marty the Zebra: Aaahhh! Alex! Do not interrupt me when I'm daydreaming. When a zebra's in the zone, leave him alone.
When on the ship, the penguins peep out of their crate through circular holes that are clearly big enough to let them out, especially for Kowalksi and Rico. There was no need for Rico to break them open with a fake key.
The characters dance to King Julien's "I Like to Move It" throughout the first part of the closing credits.
The UK version omits a partially uttered use of strong language to secure a U rating. International versions do not implement this cut, as filmmakers often put in single uses of strong language in otherwise-junior films to secure a higher rating in the US. When the film comes to be rated in the UK, the language has to be cut for a lower rating. See also 101 Dalmatians.
Greek, American Sign Language, English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French
$47,224,594 29 May 2005