This is the story of a little penguin named Mumble who has a terrible singing voice and later discovers he has no Heartsong. However, Mumble has an astute talent for something that none of the penguins had ever seen before: tap dancing. Though Mumble's mom, Norma Jean, thinks this little habit is cute, his dad, Memphis, says it "just ain't penguin." Besides, they both know that, without a Heartsong, Mumble may never find true love. As fate would have it, his one friend, Gloria, happens to be the best singer around. Mumble and Gloria have a connection from the moment they hatch, but she struggles with his strange "hippity- hoppity" ways. Mumble is just too different--especially for Noah the Elder, the stern leader of Emperor Land, who ultimately casts him out of the community. Away from home for the first time, Mumble meets a posse of decidedly un-Emperor-like penguins--the Adelie Amigos. Led by Ramon, the Adelies instantly embrace Mumble's cool dance moves and invite him to party with...Written by
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George Miller was also the Director/co-Writer of the Mad Max franchise, films with a vastly different tone than that of this film and the subsequent sequel. See more »
(at around 1h 45 mins) During the end credits, there is a typographical error in the music listing for "My Way". It reads, "Performed b Robin Williams". See more »
Once there was a way to get back homeward.
Are the stars out tonight?
Once there was a way to get back home.
I only have eyes for you.
Sleep, pretty darling, do not cry.
And I will sing a lullaby.
With a song in my heart.
So tell me / Tell me something good / Yeah, yeah, yeah / Tell me that you love me. / Tell me, baby. / Tell me something good.
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Mumble, Gloria, Memphis, Norma Jean, Noah, Ramón, Lovelace, Mrs. Astrakhan and a baby penguin can be seen tap dancing under the credits while Song of the Heart by Prince is playing. See more »
Written by Sandy Cariello and Pavel De Jesus
Urban Box Office Inc
Performed by Da Madd Dominikans
Discos Musart, S.A. de C.V. See more »
Not a movie I expected, contains no spoilers.
The previews did not prepare me for this movie what so ever. I expected a cute animated cartoon about some dancing penguins instead I got some deep philosophical story line. Don't get me wrong, the movie was well made, there were some terrific scenes that you can tell that the designers put their heart and soul into, but the plot was a little out of whack. A kid watching this movie, would probably fall asleep; it started off really cute and funny-ish but then the writers went off on a completely irrelevant curb that made the movie super long and super pointless for any kid under 10. An adult may have found this movie insightful and thought provoking, but also a little confusing and overwhelming. It's a good movie but there were too many messages and meanings that were left undone and left me wanting more for a person that just wanted to see a cute animated cartoon about some dancing penguins.
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