Metacritic Movie Ratings
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Reviews

4.0

61

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Escape 2 Africa is pretty tame, but it knows how to keep its own turf tidy.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    This is a brighter, more engaging film than the original "Madagascar."

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    Cartoons can get away with being serviceable and skillful without much creativity since they have an endlessly renewing audience. "Mad 2" surfs along on such waves, entertaining youngsters while mildly amusing adults.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The roots are shallow, but the sequel is good-natured, high-spirited and perfectly enjoyable if you take it for what it is.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    More animals don't necessarily translate to more fun and laughter, at least not when it comes to animated sequels.

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