The story is way different from what I thought. Will Carl find the penguin love of his life? The cast of voices are all very recognizable comedians or actors such as: Samuel L. The main movie genre categories for Farce of the Penguins are: Comedy, Documentary. She seems to like him. While there are some great parts to 'Farce of the Penguins' like the penguins who wander off and end up victims of Global Warming--or Juan Sanchez, the penguin who loses his mind and goes off on an adventure , watching it often feels like being on the outside of a very detailed inside joke. The film is narrated by and features the voices of several other celebrities.
Though it may look like a cute, animated penguin movie, Farce of the Penguins' isn't for kids. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. This is a story about survival. It's Bob Saget's classic, surprisingly crude humor--pretty much all of which revolves around sex and, occasionally, fart jokes. Some of the jokes get really ol d after a while--and the 80-minute movie could have easily ended after 60. Even my child loved it. When he gets away from the dirty stuff to make some jokes about global warming, a parody character and the Woody Allen-esque love story, Farce of the Penguins can be funny, but Saget is too busy trying to recall every joke he told as a 13-year old boy to develop any of it.
Ester voice Rest of cast listed alphabetically:. There were times we had some good laughs, but this really didn't need to be a film. The penguin footage had so little to do with what the comics were saying most of the time that it just got stupid after a while. Until this year, Carl's sex life has been dismal, but he falls hard for Melissa. It is a story about determination, but mainly it is a story about love, penguin love.
But this isn't the story about a country who's just waiting for their next dictator to die. I had bought it because I had heard it was good, however they never told me that the grandkids should watch it and it is of very objectionable language. Film star narrates as actual footage of penguins going about their business in nature is backed by the kind of twisted voice-over work that could only come from the biggest names in comedy. I did not expect Farce of the Penguins 2 B anything like this. Genre: , Stars: , , , , , , , Director: Bob Saget Country: Rating: 6. After all this talk about it I will go watch it again.
Jackson, Lewis Black, Jason Alexander, Christina Applegate, Tracy Morgan, Mo'nique, and of course Bob Saget to name a few. It will have U laugin uncontrollably. That made me laugh out loud more than the movie itself did. Saget, who also wrote and directed the movie, provides the voice of Carl — a penguin longing for true love as the males make their way across Antarctica to the penguin breeding grounds. A crisis develops when Jimmy comes upon something soft in the dark. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait.
Consider this to be a warning. The use of voices from other comics and tied to actual footage make this a movie to remember. Vicky: Only by the throat. Think of it as 'Animal Planet' meets 'American Pie' or you can see it as a foul mouthed send up of the 'March of the Penguins. There's no snow Penguin: With what? A crisis develops when Jimmy comes upon something soft in the dark. I do not think it is a movie that is to be watched by all ages as there is a lot of not so good language and the behavior would be questionable by especially younger children. ½ Waffle Out Of 4 Farce of the Penguins is not rated, but is full of pervasive crude sexual content and language.
While I definitely appreciate the creativity behind it, though, the story is pretty rough. The film has a great cast, including a semi-reunion of Full House cast members, but I have to wonder if everyone involved got to read the script ahead of time. There's no fancy animation, no special effects. There isn't a single shot of original photography used. If you know Bob Saget from , run out of the video store as quickly as possible, because Farce of the Penguins is just as filthy as you might think, but not as funny as you might hope.
. In the comedy scene Bob is known for his vulgar and graphic jokes that you defenitely don't want your kids to see. Carl, Jimmy, and the other males make the long trek talking about food, fornication and flatulence. I felt like I had the best of 2 movies at once! What's global warming Penguin: Careful, you might start an avalanche. I first time I saw this movie it was on cable tv because nothin else was on.
Ironically, his yelling causes multiple avalanches. It is not recommended for children and is unrated. They're Aall Bitches Penguin voice as James Belushi. The runtime of Farce of the Penguins is 80 minutes 01 hours 20 minutes. The huddled masses of females - especially Melissa and Vicki - talk about males, mating, and what might happen this year. Until this year, Carl's sex life has been dismal, but he falls hard for Melissa.