"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" is an animated funny film launched in 2008, and is the sequel to the 2005 movie "Madagascar". The story follows the entertaining adventures of a group of animals from New York Central Park Zoo as they make every effort to go back to their home however find themselves stranded in the wilds of Africa instead.Main Characters
The main characters include Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller), Marty the Zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the Giraffe (David Schwimmer), and Gloria the Hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith). Additional characters include the sneaky penguins and other supporting animals who each bring their peculiarities and humor to the story.Plot Summary
Following their shocking landing in Madagascar in the previous film, the animal good friends hatch a strategy to leave the island and return to New York. Their plan involves a rusty old plane run by the crafty penguins, but the flight ends with them crash-landing in the plains of Africa.
When in Africa, the animals find themselves in a rather various environment from the metropolitan zoo that utilized to be their home. Alex is gladly reunited with his long-lost moms and dads, Zuba (Bernie Mac) and Florrie (Sherri Shepherd) and his daddy makes him his follower. Conflict develops, nevertheless, when Alex is reluctant to participate in standard lion rites of passage and an antagonist lion, Makunga (Alec Baldwin) challenges him to a battle that Alex loses.
Meanwhile, Marty the Zebra experiences an id in the presence of a herd of zebras who all look identical to him. Melman, the hypochondriac giraffe, becomes a witch medical professional and hides his genuine sensations for Gloria. Gloria, on her part, gets various suitors but falls for Moto (will.i.am), a shallow hippo who only likes her for her physical look.Climax and Conclusion
The film increases as a drought takes place, which Melman recognizes is because of a dam created by the mischievous penguins and monkeys. Alex helps in breaking the dam, and is reconciled with his dad after Zuba realizes his child's dance "combating" skills can likewise be a strength.
Concurrently, with the aid of King Julien (Sacha Baron Cohen) and his consultant Maurice (Cedric The Entertainer), Melman admits his love to Gloria. Gloria reciprocates and later turns down Moto Moto. Marty likewise finds individuality in his similar lookalike group.Styles and Reception
"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" checks out themes of friendship, identity, home, love, and cultural acceptance. The film is loaded with humor, wit, and a balance of home entertainment suitable for both kids and adults. The action, the dance numbers, and the discussion are all designed to keep the movie engaging.
Upon its release, "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" was a commercial success, and it was praised for its attractive animation, amusing story, character development, and the humor. This movie is a perfect mix of comedy, adventure, and wholehearted messages about household, relationship and self-discovery.