Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3935

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 222

Theatrical Release Date: 11/07/2008

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/06/2009

Language: English

Genre: Animation, Family

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath

Actors: Bernie Mac, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, David Schwimmer, Chris Rock

Plot: The story of the same animals from the first film. Except many are heading back home to Africa to meet her their real relatives.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/03/2019

Neither it or its predecessor are to be considered brilliant, but there's no doubt "Escape 2 Africa" is slightly superior.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/04/2014

I like this film more then the first movie.

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Unknown - wrote on 03/31/2013

Superior sequel that delivers more of worked in the first and less of what did not. The characters have grown more on me this time and the jokes come out at rapid fire. I laughed consistently.

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Sequel Achieves Small Laughs, But Remains Sub-Par

LeopardExplosion - wrote on 11/21/2008

The 4 wild kings of the 'concrete jungle' pick up where they left off in Madagascar. They leave for New York New York, and end up crash landing in what seems to be Africa, and it helps them connect back to old roots.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa achieves nothing new or special, just hangs even with the original cartoon, which I didn't really seem to enjoy. It gains no advantage over it's predesessor, and definetly does not meet my standards and requirements, seeing as Pixar can do a much finer job. It seems that Dreamworks keeps throwing slabs of borderline animation projects into the screening rooms, and as more and more pile in, I think it's time to hang up the phone on Madagascar, if not most of Dreamworks cartoons.

Madagascar can be a bit funny, but for the wrong reasons. Poor …


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Who says a penguin can't fly

BryanFury - wrote on 11/19/2008

The most cunning and vicious creatures are definitely back. Yes I'm talking about the penguins, you’re probably expecting something else. It was really funny to see this flightless birds be as sophisticated as a military tactical team. Kind of weird I’m talking about them and they’re not even the stars of the show. Perhaps it’s because they stole the spot light on the real stars namely Alex and the gang. Well it would be fair to say this movie became ten times funnier because of them. Anyway the story was really intended for Alex, his struggles to become the Alpha Lion in his new tribe. As it goes deeply to how and why he ended up in a New York zoo and became performer that he is. My impression with the first Madagascar was really a mere kid’s flick. What they've done now is …

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