“Madagascar” presents the human neurosis and the phobias among a group of friends, who through their nature are wild animals, but “wild” is not an appropriate term for them.

Alex, the New York’s Zoo’s main attraction, is the king of the jungle and being bored of his life he wants to see the world.

With a little help from some penguins he succeeds to escape from his cage.

Alex’s friends – Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippopotamus – worry for him and try to convince him to forget this crazy idea.

When one of them is missing, the other three escape from the Zoo to look for him and they end up, due to the penguins, on a ship en route to Madagascar, an African island.

So, this funny animals, that have been raised in captivity all their lives, have to survive in their natural environment.

Let the adventure begin!

Release Date: 27 May 2005 (USA)

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Cast: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Andy Richter

Director: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath