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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents.
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Alex (voice)
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Melman (voice)
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Gloria (voice)
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Julien (voice)
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Maurice (voice)
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Mort (voice)
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Zuba (voice)
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Makunga (voice)
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Mom (voice)
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Moto Moto (voice) (as Will.I.Am)
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Nana (voice)
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Skipper / Lemur (voice)
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Kowalski (voice)
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Private (voice)
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The sequel to 2005's "Madagascar", in which New York Zoo animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, start to leave the island. All of a sudden, they land in the wilderness of Africa, where Alex meets the rest of his family, but has trouble communicating with them after spending so much time at the Central Park Zoo. Written by rocknrollunderdawg

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Still together. Still lost!


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Rated PG for some mild crude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 November 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Madagascar 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

PHP 28,935,877 (Philippines) (9 November 2008)

Gross:

$180,010,950 (USA)
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Trivia

'Moto Moto' means 'Hot Hot' in Swahili. See more »

Goofs

In the very end of the movie, Alex glances at Marty's butt, which has a bite mark supposedly made by Alex in Madagascar. However, the mark cannot be seen in any other scene that shows Marty's butt, such as the very first one when they are all shaking their butts with the music. See more »

Quotes

Gloria: Julian, stop this! This is crazy!
Julien: Oh, suddenly throwing a giraffe into a volcano to make water, is crazy!
Gloria: YES!
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Crazy Credits

The characters appear in paper mache during the closing credits. See more »

Connections

References Get Smart (1965) See more »

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Who Let The Dogs Out
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Performed by Baha Men
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Madagascar
6 May 2009 | by (China) – See all my reviews

This movie really will give you a good laugh. It is about a new adventure of the four friends: Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe, Marty the zebra, Gloria the hippo. On the trip back to New York, they had an air crash and came to Africa instead. There, they found their roots and also came across some difficulties. In this movie, there are many supporting roles. And among them, the four little penguins played an important part and even covered the other main roles for their genius and humor. From the very beginning, the four penguins spoofed the DreamWorks icon. As for their popularity, the DreamWorks even planned to make a film about the Madagascar Penguins. I'm really looking forward to it. In this movie, the film makers pictured us an amazing Africa with wild animals and beautiful landscapes. The visual effects are pretty good and impressing. And I like the theme song "Move It", really making me full of energy and feel the desire of dancing with the characters. The last scene when Marty said that "Love has no boundary", I can't agree more. And I think that this does not only apply to love between lovers but also apply to love between friends and family. All in all, this is quite a funny movie and worth watching.


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