Based on 36 Critics
  • Less like "Shrek," meaning hilarious and heartfelt, and more like "Shark Tale," meaning manic and exhausting, Madagascar will keep kids distracted without transporting them to wonderland. show more

  • The plot really is basic, so the bafflement of the movie lies in its combination of visual riches and dramatic -- as well as thematic -- impoverishment.

  • This slight and amusing 'toon is mostly a trip designed for the kiddie crowd to take in. show more

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