Mr. Popper's Penguins

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2011 | PG | Family Adventure | 1hr, 34m

A house painter's dreams of Arctic exploration prompt him to write letters to real explorers. One of them sends him a penguin, which he keeps in the icebox. Before he knows it, the painter has a litte... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, June 17, 2011 in 3,338 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

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DIRECTOR

Mark Waters

Screenwriter

Sean Anders
John Morris
Jared Stern

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Rating MPAA

PG for mild rude humor and some language

Storyline

A house painter's dreams of Arctic exploration prompt him to write letters to real explorers. One of them sends him a penguin, which he keeps in the icebox. Before he knows it, the painter has a litter of 12 beaked birds. They eat voraciously, leading him to form Popper's Performing Penguins, a stage act that goes on tour and creates mayhem at every stop.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Adapted from the 1938 children's book. Said to take a modern feel.
Shooting Locations
  • Monday, October 4 2010: New York, United States

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