Madagascar parents guide


Overall B

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.

Release date May 26, 2005

Violence B
Sexual Content B
Profanity B+
Substance Use B+

Why is Madagascar rated PG? The MPAA rated Madagascar PG for mild language, crude humor and some thematic elements

Run Time: 86 minutes

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G -----
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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News About "Madagascar"

Cast and Crew

Madagascar is directed by and stars Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Madagascar movie is November 14, 2005. Here are some details…

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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