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The March Of The Penguins Review

Updated on December 27, 2014
March of the Penguins
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March Of The Penguins Follows the Migration of Emperor Penguins in Antarctica

March of the Penguins is a beautiful documentary movie filmed in one of the harshest environments on earth, Antarctica. Watching it, I learned a lot about Emperor Penguins not the least of which is that they are handsome, distinguished, humble, brave and devoted. If you enjoy nature documentaries, you will definitely enjoy this film.

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"They have wings but they cannot fly."

"They're birds that think they're fish!"

"Every year they take a nearly impossible journey to find a mate."


First screened at the Sundance Film Festival, U.S.A., on January 21, 2005. The theatrical release happened on June 24, 2005.

Why I Love March Of The Penguins (In 109 Words!)

March of the Penguins takes place in Antarctica, one of the harshest environments on the earth. The climate there is the 'darkest, driest, windiest and coldest' you can find with lows reaching 80 degrees below zero and winds of up to 100 miles per hour. Nevertheless, each year the amazing emperor penguins in this love story follow the same migratory pattern in order to find a mate and raise their young. A true endurance test, the journey and the effort of protecting their young is tough and not all of them will make it. This film perfectly documents one of the most amazing creatures on our planet.

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March Of The Penguins Statistics & Fast Facts

Genre: Documentary

Directed by: Luc Jacquet

Narrated By: Morgan Freeman and

Featuring: Emperor Penguins

Filmed in: Antarctica

Filmed by: A National Georgraphic Feature Films production

Narrated by: Morgan Freeman

Music by: Alex Wurman

Rated: G or General

Run Time: 85 Minutes

Format: Widescreen and fullscreen DVD or blu-ray disc

March of the Penguins

Won the 2005 Academy Award for

Best Documentary Feature

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March of the Penguins Review by the Movie Mom - The Movie Mom says this movie is, "a beautiful, touching, and inspiring film." She rates it good for children in

The Movie Mom is a trusted and respected family-oriented movie reviewer. Currently, she writes with but we have trusted her reviews both for age and quality recommendations since my 17 year old son was 5 years old! You can read her complete review at:

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"In the harshest place on earth, love finds a way."

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    • Missmerfaery444 profile image


      10 years ago

      Beautiful! I love your movies lenses, they are so comprehensive and lovely to read. March of the Penguins is a superb film. Blessed!

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      10 years ago

      Absolutely great story, I really wonder why penguins have to travel so far to find mates .Well nature has its own ways -difficult at times

    • BrandonJames926 profile image


      10 years ago

      Great article! Way to cover every aspect of the movie. The blu-ray is definitely worth picking up!

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      11 years ago

      Lovely page. I am a documentary freak - the REAL reality shows!

    • WindyWintersHubs profile image


      11 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      I absolutely loved this movie and I learned a lot about Emperor Penguins. Happy New Year and Best Wishes for 2010!

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 

      11 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Oh yes, love the March of the Penguins movie! Lensrolled to my Penguins at Edinburgh Zoo, and 5*s of course!

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      12 years ago

      We saw this at IMAX -- on opening night there -- what a marvelous movie! I simply adored it.

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      12 years ago

      Yayayay! Beautifully crafted lens & thanks for giving me a link! High fives & lensrolled :)

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      Dee Gallemore 

      12 years ago

      Thanks for this great lens!

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      12 years ago

      I haven't seen this movie yet either but I would like too one day! Great job you did!

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      12 years ago

      Have not seen the movie. Definitely want to; had lost the ardor that comes from all of the trailers; now it's back. :) Very well-done lens!

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      12 years ago from Chicago area

      p.s. rolled to

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      12 years ago from Chicago area

      Terrific movie & nice lens! 5*****

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      12 years ago

      Excellent lens and welcome to the Wildlife Photography Group.

    • Barkely profile image


      12 years ago

      Beautiful movie! Thanks for adding this lens to the Fun For Kids group:-)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      12 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I haven't seen this movie yet but my grandson really enjoyed it and it sounds wonderful. Great lens.

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      Evelyn Saenz 

      12 years ago from Royalton

      Beautiful lens about penguins. Lensrolled to Pigloo: Penguins singing in French.

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      12 years ago

      My students love tying a pillow to their waist and trying to walk with a little toy football balanced on the tops of their feet! Helps them understand how hard these little birds work to protect their eggs :)

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      12 years ago

      What a charming lens! March of the Penguins is on my movie list (along with a couple hundred others :o) Now I can't wait to see it - thanks!Http://

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      12 years ago

      Wonderful movie!


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