Kids Movie Review: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

This is a movie review of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

Plot Summary (courtesy of IMDB):

Kids Movie Review for Madagascar: Escape 2 AfricaThe sequel to 2005's "Madagascar", in which New York Zoo animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, start to leave the island. All of a sudden, they land in the wilderness of Africa, where Alex meets the rest of his family, but has trouble communicating with them after spending so much time at the Central Park Zoo

Run Time: 89 Minutes

Movie Review:

Very seldom does a sequel outshine the original. In Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa's case this is absolutely true. The story, animation, and comedy were all superior to the original.

Right out of the gate this movie seeks to lighten the mood of the viewer with joke after joke. And when things start getting too serious throughout the movie there is always some random event that just makes you burst out in laughter. That being said, it's not all just fun and games, there is a story to be told here and the plot comes out loud and clear to anyone watching. Themes of impressing your family, being unique, and friendship have a strong foothold in this movie and are well played out.

All in all this movie was one of the best that I have seen so far in recent history. It's a light hearted fun romp aimed directly at kids. There isn't that many adult directed jokes throughout the movie which may disappoint the grown up watchers but Madagascar never pretends to be aimed to anyone but children.

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Overall Movie Review Rating: I rate this movie as a Must See - 5 stars

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