Happy Feet

Memphis, an Elvis like emperor penguin (voiced by Hugh Jackman) and Norma Jean (Nicole Kidman) fall in love and have a baby egg. As is custom, the mother penguins leave for the winter to hunt for fish while the fathers remain to nurse and incubate the eggs. During the winter storm, Memphis gets excited while singing and drops the egg down a hill which rolls down it just a bit. Once winter is over, Mumble is the very last egg to hatch. After being hatched, his feet keeps dancing; which is not penguin-like since penguins are suppose to sing their "heart song" to find their true love.

After a night of celebration by all other penguins who graduate, Mumble ruins the celebration with his awful singing and leaves the group; only to wake up the next day on an isolated iceberg. After being chased by a giant seal, he meets 5 other penguins who befriends Mumble.

All the while, there is a fish shortage, and Noah, the most respected penguin who is looked at as the leader of the penguins, believes the Great 'Guin is the one who gives and takes away the fish and that all the penguins just need to continue worshipping and soon more fish will come. Mumble, while sliding around mountains, discovers a crane and believes Aliens (humans) are responsible for the fish shortage. When he suggests this as the reason why there is no fish, he is banished from Emperor Land. He vows to return once he discovers who has taken the fish. He sets out on a journey to appeal to the better nature of humans and try to ration with them to stop stealing the fish.

Continuity mistake: When Mumble is lying on the beach after his chasing of the ship, the jeep vehicle passes very near to his head, about a few inches, as seen by its tire tracks. In the next shot, when the jeep goes in reverse to pick Mumble up, we see the tire tracks very far from the original position.

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Ramon: Just a moment. I hear people wanting something... ME!

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Trivia: Norma Jean and Memphis are named for Marilyn Monroe and Elvis. Elvis is from Memphis, Tennessee and some of Memphis's movements are like his. Norma Jean is Marilyn Monroe's birth name and Norma Jean sings like her.

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Question: At the very end of the movie what does Ramon say to the camera? This occurs in the "closing circle frame" that closes out the movie, just before the credits start rolling.

Answer: The only "closing circle frame" with Ramon is at the very end of the movie, AFTER the credits are through. At that point, he says 'Gracias'.

Brenda Elzin

The submitter is talking about before the credits and after the last word of the last song, the camera zooms in to Mumble, Gloria, and Ramon. He is slightly behind them but he "mouths" something. It's unclear what.

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