Madly Madagascar

Madly Madagascar

DVD cover
Directed by David Soren
Produced by Lisa Stewart,
Chad Hammes
Written by David Soren
Based on Characters by
Tom McGrath
Eric Darnell
Starring Ben Stiller
Chris Rock
David Schwimmer
Jada Pinkett Smith
Danny Jacobs
Cedric the Entertainer
Andy Richter
Tom McGrath
Chris Miller
Christopher Knights
Taraji P. Henson
Music by Heitor Pereira
Edited by James Ryan
Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Release dates
  • January 29, 2013 (2013-01-29)
Running time
22 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Madly Madagascar is a direct-to-DVD Valentine's Day short film starring the characters from the Madagascar film series, and taking place during the second film. Produced by DreamWorks Animation, it was written and directed by David Soren. The special was released on DVD on January 29, 2013.[1] Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith returned to voice the main characters, except for Sacha Baron Cohen, who was replaced by Danny Jacobs.

It was the first DreamWorks Animation DVD release to be distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Special features on the DVD include the Over the Hedge short film Hammy's Boomerang Adventure and the short film First Flight.


Valentine's Day is one of Alex's favorite holidays back in the zoo, he was practically showered with Valentines from numerous admirers, but now that he's in Africa, he's finding that Valentine's Day is not what he was used to.

Taking place near the end of the events of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Marty meets an Okapi girl who strikes his fancy, but she's not that interested until Marty finds a love potion (thanks to the penguins + King Julien) and puts it on now she is paying him attention. Unfortunately, so are 99.9% of the females (and males) on the savannah.

At first this is great, but after a while, Marty finds that being irresistible isn't all it's cracked up to be. It's Melman's first Valentine's Day with Gloria, and as such, he's determined to make it a perfect one, even if it means going a bit overboard. It's Gloria's first Valentine's Day with Melman and as such she's quite excited but he seems to be ignoring her. At one point, when Melman is spotted by Gloria, she thinks he is dumping her on Valentine's Day. King Julien finds a bottle of "Love Potion No. 9" and decides to try and sell it to the various animals on the savannah. Skipper's bobble-head doll wife, Dollface, has 'run off' with another bobble-head doll.



  1. "Madly Madagascar (2013)". Amazon. Retrieved December 16, 2012.
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