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What’s up with all the Penguin Movies?

20 Jun

By Open Book

How did penguins get 12 films produced in Hollywood? Is it their natural black and white tux that makes them so darn appealing? Perhaps what started all the fuss was the French documentary March of the Penguins in 2005. Costing 22 million to produce it grossed over 127 million at the box office.  Soon to follow was the animated feature Happy Feet, which took in almost 390 million worldwide in 2006 according to boxoffice.com.[1] Needless to say after seeing those numbers no wonder penguins are in big demand.

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