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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa


The Numbers Rating: 7.57 (23 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 64% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $180,010,950
International Box Office$419,505,894
Worldwide Box Office$599,516,844
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales: $111,053,869 Weekly Breakdown
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$150,000,000
Theatrical Release: November 7th, 2008 (IMAX) by Paramount Pictures
November 7th, 2008 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: February 6th, 2009 by Dreamworks Animated Video
MPAA Rating: PG for some mild crude humor
Franchise: Madagascar
Keywords: IMAX: DMR, Talking Animals, Animal Lead, Posthumous Release
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Digital Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Budget Source:Dreamworks Animation, via Reuters
Worldwide Marketing Budget:$175,000,000
Alternative TitleMadagascar 2
Alternative TitleMadagascar: The Crate Escape

Premise

The sequel to Madagascar reunites the escaped Central Park Zoosters, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, in the sequel to 2004ís smash hit. The Madagascar Penguins will also be on board for this all-new comedy adventure.

Cast

Ben Stiller    Alex
Chris Rock    Marty, Additional Zebras
David Schwimmer    Melman
Jada Pinkett Smith    Gloria
Sacha Baron Cohen    Julien
Cedric the Entertainer    Maurice
Andy Richter    Mort
Bernie Mac    Zuba
Alec Baldwin    Makunga
Sherri Shepherd    Alex's Mom
Will.i.am    Moto Moto
Elisa Gabarielli    Nana
Tom McGrath    Skipper, Lemur
Christopher Miller    Kowalski
Christopher Knights    Private
Conrad Vernon    Mason
Dempsey Stiller    Baby Alex
Declan Swift    Baby Alex
Fred Tatasciore    Teetsi, Poacher, Elephant
Eric Darnell    Joe the Witch Doctor, Poacher
Willow Smith    Baby Gloria
Thomas Stanley    Baby Marty
Zachary Gordon    Baby Melman
Meredith Vieira    Newscaster
Lesley Stahl    Newscaster
Al Roker    Newscaster
David Soren    Lemur
Phil LaMarr    Guide
Stephen Kearin    Stephen the Giraffe, Tourist with Video Camera, Rhino
Dan O'Connor    Tourist with University Shirt, Cape Buffalo
Edie Mirman    Telephone Recording
Stacy Ferguson    Hippo Girlfriend
Harland Williams    Additional Giraffe
Danny Jacobs    Tourist with New York T-Shirt
Bridget Hoffman    Female Tourist
Terence Hardy    Cub
Conner Rayburn    Little Giraffe
Holly Dorff    Fish
David Smith    Bobby the Dik Dik
Lynnanne Zager    Lioness
Jackie Gonneau    Additional Dik Dik
John Bentley    Additional Dialogue

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Eric Darnell
Director    Tom McGrath
Producer    Mireille Soria
Producer    Mark Swift
Screenwriter    Etan Cohen
Screenwriter    Eric Darnell
Screenwriter    Tom McGrath
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Production Manager    Jennifer Dahlman
Production Manager    Caludia Southmartin
Production Supervisor    Spencer Fillichia
Production Supervisor    Ryan Harris
Production Supervisor    Jason Bertsch
Production Supervisor    Cori Hansen Lamanno
Production Supervisor    Jessie Carbonaro
Production Supervisor    Jannette Eng
Production Supervisor    Erik Vignau
Production Supervisor    John Colt
Production Supervisor    Diana 'Keika' Lee
Production Supervisor    Roby Mesher
Production Supervisor    Jennifer Snyder
Production Supervisor    Susan Erokan
Production Supervisor    Andre de O. Arrayo
Production Supervisor    Loren Smith
Production Supervisor    John Swanson
Production Supervisor    Wendy Berry
Production Supervisor    Alison Federick Donahue
Production Supervisor    Heather Field
Production Supervisor    Robyn Mesher
Production Supervisor    Criag Rittenbaum
Production Designer    Kendal Cronkhite-Shaindlin
Art Director    Shannon Jeffries
Editor    H. Lee Peterson
Associate Editor    Mark Hester
Sound Mixer    Andy Nelson
Sound Mixer    Jim Bolt
Supervising Sound Editor    Dennis Leonard
Supervising Sound Editor    Will Files
Sound Effects Editor    Mac Smith
Sound Effects Editor    Dustin Cawood
Sound Effects Editor    Pete Horner
Sound Designer    Will Files
Sound Designer    Randy Thom
Dialogue Editor    Jon Null
Music Editor    Slamm Andrews
Song Writer    Will.i.am
Additional Music    Lorne Balfe
Additional Music    Jim Dooley
Additional Music    Geoff Zanelli
Casting Director    Leslee Feldman

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/11/07 1 $63,106,589   4,056 $15,559   $63,106,589 3
2008/11/14 2 $35,017,301 -45% 4,065 $8,614   $116,905,195 10
2008/11/21 4 $15,661,936 -55% 4,007 $3,909   $137,109,390 17
2008/11/28 6 $14,207,329 -9% 3,709 $3,831   $159,066,369 24
2008/12/05 6 $5,079,120 -64% 3,317 $1,531   $165,653,852 31
2008/12/12 8 $3,181,231 -37% 2,768 $1,149   $169,937,394 38
2008/12/19 12 $1,569,610 -51% 2,007 $782   $172,392,069 45
2008/12/26 20 $923,018 -41% 808 $1,142   $174,862,381 52
2009/01/02 22 $958,397 +4% 707 $1,356   $177,016,810 59
2009/01/09 26 $319,301 -67% 375 $851   $177,495,492 66
2009/01/16 27 $528,787 +66% 334 $1,583   $178,095,872 73
2009/01/23 27 $509,443 -4% 303 $1,681   $178,853,694 80
2009/01/30 29 $326,479 -36% 275 $1,187   $179,282,122 87
2009/02/06 31 $247,079 -24% 240 $1,029   $179,606,381 94
2009/02/13 40 $155,635 -37% 182 $855   $179,808,450 101
2009/02/20 43 $97,817 -37% 151 $648   $179,982,968 108

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/11/07 1 $17,555,027   4,056 $4,328   $17,555,027 1
2008/11/08 1 $27,531,174 +57% 4,056 $6,788   $45,086,201 2
2008/11/09 1 $18,020,388 -35% 4,056 $4,443   $63,106,589 3
2008/11/10 1 $5,146,972 -71% 4,056 $1,269   $68,253,561 4
2008/11/11 1 $9,780,159 +90% 4,056 $2,411   $78,033,720 5
2008/11/12 1 $1,912,967 -80% 4,056 $472   $79,946,687 6
2008/11/13 1 $1,941,207 +1% 4,056 $479   $81,887,894 7
2008/11/14 2 $8,149,669 +320% 4,065 $2,005   $90,037,563 8
2008/11/15 2 $16,882,856 +107% 4,065 $4,153   $106,920,419 9
2008/11/16 2 $9,984,776 -41% 4,065 $2,456   $116,905,195 10
2008/11/17 2 $1,165,768 -88% 4,065 $287   $118,070,963 11
2008/11/18 2 $1,190,359 +2% 4,065 $293   $119,261,322 12
2008/11/19 2 $1,069,706 -10% 4,065 $263   $120,331,028 13
2008/11/20 2 $1,116,426 +4% 4,065 $275   $121,447,454 14
2008/11/21 4 $3,725,772 +234% 4,007 $930   $125,173,226 15
2008/11/22 4 $7,308,462 +96% 4,007 $1,824   $132,481,688 16
2008/11/23 4 $4,627,702 -37% 4,007 $1,155   $137,109,390 17
2008/11/24 4 $1,179,852 -75% 4,007 $294   $138,289,242 18
2008/11/25 4 $1,622,174 +37% 4,007 $405   $139,911,416 19
2008/11/26 6 $2,737,260 +69% 3,709 $738   $142,648,676 20
2008/11/27 7 $2,210,364 -19% 3,709 $596   $144,859,040 21
2008/11/28 6 $5,660,695 +156% 3,709 $1,526   $150,519,735 22
2008/11/29 6 $5,533,131 -2% 3,709 $1,492   $156,052,866 23
2008/11/30 6 $3,013,503 -46% 3,709 $812   $159,066,369 24
2008/12/01 7 $460,765 -85% 3,709 $124   $159,527,134 25
2008/12/02 7 $377,288 -18% 3,709 $102   $159,904,422 26
2008/12/03 7 $331,572 -12% 3,709 $89   $160,235,994 27
2008/12/04 7 $338,738 +2% 3,709 $91   $160,574,732 28
2008/12/05 8 $1,262,859 +273% 3,317 $381   $161,837,591 29
2008/12/06 6 $2,325,137 +84% 3,317 $701   $164,162,728 30
2008/12/07 6 $1,491,124 -36% 3,317 $450   $165,653,852 31
2008/12/08 8 $323,936 -78% 3,317 $98   $165,977,788 32
2008/12/09 8 $255,138 -21% 3,317 $77   $166,232,926 33
2008/12/10 8 $259,696 +2% 3,317 $78   $166,492,622 34
2008/12/11 8 $263,541 +1% 3,317 $79   $166,756,163 35
2008/12/12 8 $717,242 +172% 2,768 $259   $167,473,405 36
2008/12/13 7 $1,537,561 +114% 2,768 $555   $169,010,966 37
2008/12/14 7 $926,428 -40% 2,768 $335   $169,937,394 38
2008/12/15 12 $188,007 -80% 2,768 $68   $170,125,401 39
2008/12/16 11 $215,112 +14% 2,768 $78   $170,340,513 40
2008/12/17 11 $222,554 +3% 2,768 $80   $170,563,067 41
2008/12/18 9 $259,392 +17% 2,768 $94   $170,822,459 42
2008/12/19 13 $363,055 +40% 2,007 $181   $171,185,514 43
2008/12/20 12 $675,802 +86% 2,007 $337   $171,861,316 44
2008/12/21 12 $530,753 -21% 2,007 $264   $172,392,069 45
2008/12/22 9 $515,124 -3% 2,007 $257   $172,907,193 46
2008/12/23 9 $530,468 +3% 2,007 $264   $173,437,661 47
2008/12/24 10 $350,784 -34% 2,007 $175   $173,788,445 48
2008/12/25 - $150,918 -57% 808 $187   $173,939,363 49
2008/12/26 - $286,618 +90% 808 $355   $174,225,981 50
2008/12/27 - $347,585 +21% 808 $430   $174,573,566 51
2008/12/28 - $288,815 -17% 808 $357   $174,862,381 52
2008/12/29 - $270,225 -6% 808 $334   $175,132,606 53
2008/12/30 - $300,708 +11% 808 $372   $175,433,314 54
2008/12/31 - $254,620 -15% 808 $315   $175,687,934 55
2009/01/01 - $370,479 +46% 808 $459   $176,058,413 56
2009/01/02 - $377,577 +2% 707 $534   $176,435,990 57
2009/01/03 - $348,587 -8% 707 $493   $176,784,577 58
2009/01/04 - $232,233 -33% 707 $328   $177,016,810 59
2009/01/05 - $64,575 -72% 707 $91   $177,081,385 60
2009/01/06 - $33,900 -48% 707 $48   $177,115,285 61
2009/01/07 - $31,160 -8% 707 $44   $177,146,445 62
2009/01/08 - $29,746 -5% 707 $42   $177,176,191 63
2009/01/09 - $51,373 +73% 375 $137   $177,227,564 64
2009/01/10 - $159,016 +210% 375 $424   $177,386,580 65
2009/01/11 - $108,912 -32% 375 $290   $177,495,492 66
2009/01/12 - $19,511 -82% 375 $52   $177,515,003 67
2009/01/13 - $17,906 -8% 375 $48   $177,532,909 68
2009/01/14 - $15,790 -12% 375 $42   $177,548,699 69
2009/01/15 - $18,386 +16% 375 $49   $177,567,085 70
2009/01/16 - $119,280 +549% 334 $357   $177,686,365 71
2009/01/17 - $244,218 +105% 334 $731   $177,930,583 72
2009/01/18 - $165,289 -32% 334 $495   $178,095,872 73
2009/01/19 26 $158,665 -4% 334 $475   $178,254,537 74
2009/01/20 - $32,450 -80% 334 $97   $178,286,987 75
2009/01/21 - $27,244 -16% 334 $82   $178,314,231 76
2009/01/22 - $30,020 +10% 334 $90   $178,344,251 77
2009/01/23 - $103,856 +246% 303 $343   $178,448,107 78
2009/01/24 - $263,329 +154% 303 $869   $178,711,436 79
2009/01/25 - $142,258 -46% 303 $469   $178,853,694 80
2009/01/26 - $26,139 -82% 303 $86   $178,879,833 81
2009/01/27 - $22,626 -13% 303 $75   $178,902,459 82
2009/01/28 - $25,381 +12% 303 $84   $178,927,840 83
2009/01/29 - $27,803 +10% 303 $92   $178,955,643 84
2009/01/30 - $85,367 +207% 275 $310   $179,041,010 85
2009/01/31 - $171,358 +101% 275 $623   $179,212,368 86
2009/02/01 - $69,754 -59% 275 $254   $179,282,122 87
2009/02/02 - $19,673 -72% 275 $72   $179,301,795 88
2009/02/03 - $18,655 -5% 275 $68   $179,320,450 89
2009/02/04 - $18,922 +1% 275 $69   $179,339,372 90
2009/02/05 - $19,930 +5% 275 $72   $179,359,302 91
2009/02/06 - $58,375 +193% 240 $243   $179,417,677 92
2009/02/07 - $119,819 +105% 240 $499   $179,537,496 93
2009/02/08 - $68,885 -43% 240 $287   $179,606,381 94
2009/02/09 - $12,846 -81% 240 $54   $179,619,227 95
2009/02/10 - $10,615 -17% 240 $44   $179,629,842 96
2009/02/11 - $10,100 -5% 240 $42   $179,639,942 97
2009/02/12 - $12,873 +27% 240 $54   $179,652,815 98
2009/02/13 - $32,379 +152% 182 $178   $179,685,194 99
2009/02/14 - $74,092 +129% 182 $407   $179,759,286 100
2009/02/15 - $49,164 -34% 182 $270   $179,808,450 101
2009/02/16 36 $42,753 -13% 182 $235   $179,851,203 102
2009/02/17 - $11,524 -73% 182 $63   $179,862,727 103
2009/02/18 - $11,340 -2% 182 $62   $179,874,067 104
2009/02/19 - $11,084 -2% 182 $61   $179,885,151 105
2009/02/20 - $22,973 +107% 151 $152   $179,908,124 106
2009/02/21 - $44,981 +96% 151 $298   $179,953,105 107
2009/02/22 - $29,863 -34% 151 $198   $179,982,968 108
2009/02/23 - $6,011 -80% 151 $40   $179,988,979 109
2009/02/24 - $6,935 +15% 151 $46   $179,995,914 110
2009/02/25 - $6,883 -1% 151 $46   $180,002,835 111
2009/02/26 - $8,115 +18% 151 $54   $180,010,950 112