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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

2008 American computer-animated comedy film

Madagascar 2 - Escape to Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy/adventure movie, and the sequel to the 2005 movie Madagascar about the continuing adventures of Alex the Lion, Gloria the Hippo, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, The Penguins and The Chimpanzees. It is directed by Eric Darnell and written by Thomas "Tom" McGrath. It stars the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer and Andy Richter. Also providing voices are Alec Baldwin, will.i.am, Bernie Mac, Sherri Shepherd. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and was released on November 7, 2008.

Madagascar 2 - Escape to Africa
Directed byEric Darnell
Tom McGrath
Produced byMireille Soria
Mark Swift
Written byEric Darnell
Tom McGrath
StarringBen Stiller
Chris Rock
Jada Pinkett Smith
David Schwimmer
Sacha Baron Cohen
Cedric the Entertainer
Andy Richter
Bernie Mac
Sherri Shepherd
Alec Baldwin
will.i.am
Music byHans Zimmer
will.i.am
Edited byMark A. Hester
Distributed byDreamWorks
Paramount Pictures
Release date
November 7, 2008
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$150 million
Box office$594,728,447

In the movie, the New York Zoo Animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, started to leave the island. All of the sudden, they landed in the wilderness of Africa. There, Alex soon meet the rest of his family and starting to have trouble communicating with them after much of his time at the Central Park Zoo. It was followed by Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted in 2012.

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Country Premiere
  Kazakhstan 30 October 2008
  Russia 30 October 2008
  Ukraine 30 October 2008
  Hungary 6 November 2008
  Philippines 7 November 2008
  United States 7 November 2008
  Czech Republic 13 November 2008
  Malaysia 13 November 2008
  Singapore 13 November 2008
  Slovakia 13 November 2008
  Netherlands 19 November 2008
  Denmark 21 November 2008
  Finland 21 November 2008
  Norway 21 November 2008
  Sweden 21 November 2008
  Egypt 26 November 2008
  United Arab Emirates 27 November 2008
  Portugal 27 November 2008
  Bulgaria 28 November 2008
  Colombia 28 November 2008
  Spain 28 November 2008
  Iceland 28 November 2008
  Lithuania 28 November 2008
  Romania 28 November 2008
  Turkey 28 November 2008
  Vietnam 28 November 2008
  Belgium 3 December 2008
   Switzerland 3 December 2008 (French speaking region)
  France 3 December 2008
  Argentina 4 December 2008
  Bolivia 4 December 2008
   Switzerland 4 December 2008 (German speaking region)
  Chile 4 December 2008
  Germany 4 December 2008
  Peru 4 December 2008
  Austria 5 December 2008
  United Kingdom 5 December 2008
  Ireland 5 December 2008
  Mexico 5 December 2008
  Nigeria 5 December 2008
  Uruguay 5 December 2008
  South Africa 5 December 2008
  Lebanon 8 December 2008
  Pakistan 9 December 2008
  Croatia 11 December 2008
  Serbia 11 December 2008
  Slovenia 11 December 2008
  Brazil 12 December 2008
  Ecuador 12 December 2008
  Estonia 12 December 2008
  Latvia 12 December 2008
  Venezuela 12 December 2008
  Australia 18 December 2008
  Greece 18 December 2008
  Israel 18 December 2008
  New Zealand 18 December 2008
  India 19 December 2008
  Italy 19 December 2008
  Panama 19 December 2008
  Hong Kong 20 December 2008
  Indonesia 24 December 2008
  Thailand 25 December 2008
  China 1 January 2009
  Poland 1 January 2009
  South Korea 8 January 2009
  Taiwan 23 January 2009
  Japan 14 March 2009

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