• Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Release Date: November 7th, 2008

DVD Release Date: February 6th, 2009

PG |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Alex (Ben Stiller), Morty (Chris Rock) and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers encounter members of their own species for the first time. Africa proves to be a wild place, but Alex and company wonder if it is better than their Central Park home.

Cast: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer , Andy Richter, Bernie Mac

Director: Eric Darnell , Tom McGrath

Genres: Animated , Children , Adventure , Comedy

Production Co: PDI, Paramount Pictures International, DreamWorks Animation

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG

Keywords: Playful, Rescue, Quest, Love, Friendship, Amusing, Survival, Family, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is a brighter, more engaging film than the original "Madagascar." show more

  • 88
    Michael SragowBaltimore Sun

    The outcomes of all the mini-dramedies are too messy and equivocal to produce morals; that's just as it should be in a farce about confusion. Co-directors Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath are most intent on completing the circle of comedy. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Cartoons can get away with being serviceable and skillful without much creativity since they have an endlessly renewing audience. "Mad 2" surfs along on such waves, entertaining youngsters while mildly amusing adults. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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