Madagascar (2005 movie)

2005 American computer-animated comedy film


Madagascar is a 2005 computer-animated movie mase by Dreamworks. The story is about a group of animals from the zoo in Central Park, New York City. The main characters are Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller), Marty the Zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the Giraffe (David Schwimmer) and Gloria the Hippotamus (Jada Pinkett Smith). With the penguins Skipper (Thomas "Tom" McGrath), Private (Christopher Knights), Kowalski (Chris Miller) and Rico (John DiMaggio) also living in the zoo, they end up in Madagascar with King Julien (Sacha Baron Cohen), Maurice (Cedric the Entertainer) and Mort (Andy Richter). The movie has two sequels: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, as well as a Christmas special, a spinoff series, and the movie of the same name.

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  Philippines 25 May 2005
  Canada 27 May 2005
  Malaysia 27 May 2005
  Singapore 27 May 2005
  United States 27 May 2005
  Russia 2 June 2005
  Ukraine 2 June 2005
  Estonia 3 June 2005
  Lithuania 3 June 2005
  Latvia 3 June 2005
  Turkey 3 June 2005
  Georgia 4 June 2005
  Croatia 9 June 2005
  Hungary 9 June 2005
  Netherlands 15 June 2005
  Australia 16 June 2005
  Czech Republic 16 June 2005
  Indonesia 16 June 2005
  Slovakia 16 June 2005
  Colombia 17 June 2005
  Spain 17 June 2005
  Mexico 17 June 2005
  Uruguay 17 June 2005
  Belgium 22 June 2005
  France 22 June 2005
  New Zealand 23 June 2005
  Brazil 24 June 2005
  Ecuador 24 June 2005
  Israel 30 June 2005
  Portugal 30 June 2005
  Poland 1 July 2005
  South Africa 1 July 2005
  United Arab Emirates 6 July 2005
   Switzerland 6 July 2005 (French speaking region)
  Kuwait 6 July 2005
  Argentina 7 July 2005
  Bolivia 7 July 2005
  Chile 7 July 2005
  Peru 7 July 2005
  Costa Rica 8 July 2005
  Guatemala 8 July 2005
  Honduras 8 July 2005
  Panama 8 July 2005
  El Salvador 8 July 2005
   Switzerland 13 July 2005 (German speaking region)
  Germany 14 July 2005
  Hong Kong 14 July 2005
  South Korea 14 July 2005
  Austria 15 July 2005
  China 15 July 2005
  United Kingdom 15 July 2005
  Ireland 15 July 2005
  Iceland 15 July 2005
  Taiwan 15 July 2005
  Lebanon 21 July 2005
  Venezuela 22 July 2005
  Egypt 27 July 2005
  Kenya 29 July 2005
  Romania 29 July 2005
  Madagascar 31 July 2005
  India 12 August 2005
  Japan 13 August 2005
  Cyprus 26 August 2005
  Slovenia 1 September 2005
   Switzerland 2 September 2005 (Italian speaking region)
  Denmark 2 September 2005
  Finland 2 September 2005
  Italy 2 September 2005
  Norway 2 September 2005
  Sweden 2 September 2005
  Serbia 8 September 2005
  Bulgaria 9 September 2005
  Thailand 29 September 2005
  Greece 27 October 2005
  Togo 19 November 2005
  Tunisia 21 December 2005