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Still shot from the movie: Madagascar.


A zoo raised Zebra (voice of Chris Rock), gets to experience life on the wild side after he and his friends, a lion (Ben Stiller,) a hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) and a giraffe (David Schwimmer), accidentally get washed ashore on a deserted part of Madagascar's coastline. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 86
Theater Release: 26 May 2005
Video Release: 14 Nov 2005
MPAA Rating: PG
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Home Video Extra Features

DVD Release Date: 15 November 2005
There’s a whole zoo of extra materials running wild on the DVD release of Madagascar. Find out what’s happening behind the bars of this production with a director’s commentary, technical bloopers montage and a Madagascar tour. Featurettes include Meet the Wild Cast, Behind the Scenes, and The Tech of Madagascar. A new attraction has been added—an animated short called, The Madagascar Penguins In a Christmas Mission (with a bonus commentary by the Penguins themselves!) There’s also a little fun for gamers and music fans.

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