IMDb: The 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.
Roger Ebert: 3 Stars
Michael Phillips: 3 Stars
EW: Lisa Schwarzbaum: B
A. O. Scott: NA
At The Movies: Ben Mankiewicz: See It, Ben Lyons: See It
Fandango: 36 Oh No, 47 No, 223 So-So, 823 Go, 1046 Must Go
Rotten Tomatoes: T-Meter: 58% (Rotten), Top Critics: 62% (Fresh), RT Community: 75% (Fresh)
Metacritic: Critics: 61 out of 100, Users: 7.5 out of 10
Yahoo Movies: Critics: B- Users: B+
Source Material: Sequel to the 2005 film, Madagascar, written by Etan Cohen
Action: Brilliant: Enough to keep both adults and kids
Acting and Dialogue: Brilliant: To test the dialogue to family film is there adult laughs...joke make only for adult ears that kids don't get but laugh because you are laughing...Yes
Cinematography: Brilliant: The animation wasn't horrible but wan't spectacular either.
Direction: Brilliant: Pace was good and just long enough NOT to bore the kids
Sound: Common: "I like to move it, move it...I like to move it, move it...I like to move IT!"
Special and Visual FX: Common: animation, none
Overall: B, great movie for the family but will Bolt destroy this movie next week...most likely...If you can't get into Bolt then watch this movie again.