Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011)

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Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011)
  • Time: 94 min
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Director: Mark Waters
  • Cast: Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury

Storyline:
Tom Popper grew up having very little interaction with his father who was off exploring the world. When he grows up he spends most of time on his work and ignores his children. One day his father sends him an unusual gift: six penguins. Popper can’t help but wonder why his father would send him penguins. He tries to get rid of them. But when his children and ex-wife show up to celebrate his son’s birthday, the kids are taken with the penguins. And Popper finally gets to connect with his kids and his work suffers.

One review

  • Very simple story and not the best Jim Carrey-movie, but still funny! We saw Carrey in a few drama’s, but I like him most in comedies. In “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” we can say the casting is perfect. The story is so stupid and unrealistic, what turns out to be a perfect match with Jim Carrey. Maybe the movie is a little bit childish, but there are enough funny moments. Not the best comedy ever, but just nice to watch.

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