Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

[after Mumble has jumped off a glacier to chase a ship]
Ramón: Man, how're we gonna tell his mama he brought us all the way out here just to kill himself?
Ramón: [standing ontop of a cliff, trying to get ready to jump off]
Ramón: I can do this, I can do this... I have to trick myself.
[points at something behind him]
Ramón: Boy, look at that!
[looks at where he's pointing]
Ramón: What?
[falls off the cliff]
Leopard Seal: Come here, sausage. I take you with ketchup!
Ramón: Yeah, but first you gotta catch up!
Néstor: Amigo, that is a good thing you do.
Ramón: She is going to be so much better off without you. She is going to find a good steady guy to comfort her...
[Raul attempts to slap Ramón, but misses]
Ramón: And love her up real good and raise a big family...
Rinaldo: Ramón. Ramón! He's hurting. He's hurting bad.
Ramón: You just got to do exactly what I say!
Mumble: Okay.
Ramón: Did I say "okay"?
Mumble: No.
Ramón: No. What did I say?
Mumble: Do exactly what you say.
Ramón: EXACTLY what I say!
Ramón: Just a moment. I hear people wanting something... ME!
[Killer whales are menacing the adelies and Mumble perched on a buoy]
Rinaldo: They're making us appeteasers!
Ramón: They're appe-teasing us! Ha, ha, ha!
Ramón: We're gonna die.
Gloria: [to Mumble] You stubborn, hippity-hoppity fool!
Memphis: Whatcha doin' there, boy?
Baby Mumble: [tap dancing] I'm happy, Pa!
Memphis: Whatcha doin' with your feet?
Baby Mumble: [looks down] They're happy, too!
[to Memphis]
Mumble: It's just like... singing, with your body.
Baby Gloria: [to Mumble's unhatched egg] Is it empty?
Maurice: Honey...
Baby Gloria: Can I have it?
Maurice: Gloria!
Miss Viola: Without our heart song, we can't be truly penguin, can we?
Class: No.
Miss Viola: But, my dears, it's not something I can actually teach you. Does anybody know why? Anyone? Anyone?
Baby Gloria: You can't teach it to us, ma'am, because we have to find out heart songs all by ourselves.
Miss Viola: Well done, you.
Baby Gloria: It's the voice you hear inside, who you truly are.
Miss Viola: Yes. Thank you, Gloria. Excellent, lovely, thank you.
Néstor: [watching Mumble as he slides down the cliff after falling] Man, this guy is so accidentally cool!
[all the Adélies jump after him]
Mumble: [to the leopard seal] See you fatty!
[the Amigos suddenly stop walking and slowly turn towards Mumble]
Ramón: That's cool! "See you fatty!"
[Amigos laugh]
Ramón: Did it take you a while to come up with that one? Alright, way to go tall guy.
Rinaldo: [reaching up to high-five Mumble] Gimme fin! Gimme fin!
Gloria: Daylight deals a bad hand...
Mumble: Sing to this.
Gloria: Mumble, you're embarrassing me.
[Mumble taps his feet]
Gloria: Baby, uh-uh, it don't work
[Mumble taps his feet again]
Gloria: Baby, uh uh uh, uh-uh
[Mumble taps his feet again]
Gloria: Uh uh uh, uh
[Mumble taps his feet again]
Gloria: Uh uh uh, uh
[Mumble taps his feet again]
Gloria: Uh uh uh/So slowly...
[Mumble taps his feet along while Gloria sings]
Gloria: So slowly into hearts of those who/Need more than they get/Daylight deals a bad hand/To a penguin that has laid too many bets/The mirror stares you in the face and says/"Baby, uh-uh, it don't work!"/You say your prayers, though you don't care/You sing and you/Shake the hurt... /DANCE!
Baby Seymour: [singing] Don't push me 'cause I am close to the edge. I'm trying not to lose my head.
Miss Viola: Yes, I like that one. I could really get jiggy with that. Lovely.
Ramón: Big guy. Let me tell something to you. Come close. Don't be afraid. You want answers?
Mumble: Yeah.
Ramón: Thats all you need?
Mumble: Yeah.
Ramón: Nothing else?
Mumble: No.
Ramón: Then this is very easy. You go see Lovelace.
Raul, Lombardo, Néstor, Rinaldo: Yaaaah. Lovelace
Raul: Genius Ramon.
Ramón: Thank you
Raul: You are the man.
Ramón: I right now take a moment for myself. Bow down, bow down.
[All Amigos bow to him]
Raul: You the man, you the man.
Ramón: Thats enough. I feel your love.
Raul: What you huggin me for?
Ramón: He told me to.
Raul: Get away.
Ramón: No, you like it!
Memphis: Remember stranger danger!
Mumble: Sure thing, pa!
Memphis: Watch out for leopard seals and them killer whales!
Seymour: [singing to Gloria] Gloria, I adori ya, I'd like to see more o' ya!
Mumble: Excuse me. What is this place?
Zoo Penguin: You're in heaven, Dave. Penguin heaven.
Mumble: Is it anywhere near Emperor Land?
Zoo Penguin: It's wherever you want it to be. Try the water, Dave. It's really real.
Leopard Seal: Remember dumplings, I know where you live.
Raul: Yeah! It's called LAND, lardface!
Seymour: [Gloria is singing "Somebody To Love"] Hey! I'm somebody!
Penguins: [singing] Can anybody find me somebody to love?
Gloria: [singing] Each morning I get up, I die a little / Can barely stand on my feet.
Penguins: [singing] Take a look at yourself.
Gloria: [singing] Take a look in the mirror and cry a little / Lord, what you doing to me. / I spent all my years in believing you / I just can't get no relief, Lord. / Somebody.
Penguins: [singing] Somebody.
Gloria: [singing] Please somebody.
Penguins: [singing] Please.
Gloria: [singing] Can anybody find me somebody to love?
Penguins: [singing] She works hard.
Gloria: [singing] Everyday.
Penguins: [singing] Everyday.
Gloria: [singing] Oh I try and I try and I try. / But everybody wants to put me down. / They say, they say, I'm going crazy. / They say I got a lot of water in my brain / Got no common sense, I got nobody left to believe in.
Penguins: [singing] Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, ooh...
Ramón: You know, chica chica boom boom boom boom boom.
Mumble: You are not interested in chicas?
Raul: You kidding?
Ramón: Without us, the chicas got no boom!
Ramón: STOP! Lemme tell something to joo... I know size can be daunting... but don't be afraid... I love you!
Ramón: [to Mumble] We got personality, with a capital Y. Why? Because we're hot!
Ramón: [to the Penguins] We sing the heart of our true friend Mumble. You are a nation of teeny weeny, pibbling pickolini, piddily diddily poof!
Miss Viola: Well there is always Mrs. Astrakhan.
Memphis: Mrs. Astrakhan?
Miss Viola: If anyone can, Mrs. Astrakhan can.
[Mumble has dived off a cliff to pursue the "alien" fishing boat]
Lovelace: I'm gonna be telling your story, Happy Feet, long after you're dead and gone!
Memphis: I wouldn't do that around folks, Son.
Baby Mumble: Why not?
Memphis: Well it... it just ain't penguin, okay?
Ramón: Don't be so snooty, booty!
Mumble: Take the fish.
Gloria: Huh?
Mumble: Take the stupid fish.
Gloria: Oh, okay.
[eats the fish]
Gloria: Thanks, Mumble.
Mumble: You're welcome.
Norma Jean: You don't have to be beautiful, to turn me on. I just need your body, baby.
Male Penguin #1: Hello...
Norma Jean: From dusk 'til dawn.
Male Penguin #1: Is it me you're lookin' for?
Norma Jean: You don't need experience.
Male Penguin #2: Take...
Norma Jean: To turn me out.
Male Penguin #2: These broken wings.
Norma Jean: You just leave it all up to me.
Male Penguin #3: Let's talk about eggs, baby. Let's talk about you and me.
Norma Jean: Mm-mm, mm-mm. You don't have to be rich to be my pearl. Don't have to be cool to rule my world. Ain't no particular song I'm more compatible with. I just want your extra...
[turns to the huge crowd of males following her]
Norma Jean: Boys, boys! Give a chick a chance!
Memphis: [appearing on the crest of a hill] Well, since my baby left me I found a new place to dwell. It's down at the end of Lonely Street at Heartbreak Hotel. And I said, I'm feelin' so lonely, baby. I'm feelin' so lonely.
Norma Jean, Memphis: I'm feelin' so lonely...
Norma Jean: ...I could die.
Memphis: You don't have to be rich to be my girl.
Norma Jean: Don't have to be cool to rule my world.
Memphis: You rule my world.
Norma Jean: You're the particular song I'm compatible with.
Memphis: I just want your...
Norma Jean, Memphis: ...extra time... and your kiss.
Miss Viola: Good morning class.
Class: Good morning, Miss Viola.
Miss Viola: Right, well, today we will begin with the most important lesson you will ever learn at penguin elementary. Does anyone know what that is? Anyone? Anyone? Someone? Seymour?
Baby Seymour: Fishing?
Miss Viola: No. Mumble?
Baby Mumble: Don't eat yellow snow?
Miss Viola: No. That's not it. No.
Baby Gloria: It's our heart song, Miss.
Miss Viola: Thank you, Gloria. Yes, yes.
Mumble: Gloria, all my life I've wanted to say, you're so...
Gloria: Fish...
Mumble: Yeah, you're so fish.
Gloria: No.
Gloria: Fish!
Gloria: [points]
Mumble: [about Lovelace] I'll just appeal to his better nature.
Néstor: How you gonna do that?
Raul: Cruel and unusual punishment?
Rinaldo: Unimaginable torture?
Ramón: Imaginable torture?
Rinaldo: Your singing?
Ramón, Néstor, Raul, Lombardo: No!
Lovelace: [narrating voice over] There is a wisdom brothers and sisters that stands above all others. Never, ever.
Memphis: It's okay.
Lovelace: [narrating voice over] No matter what.
Memphis: No harm done. See?
Lovelace: [narrating voice over] Drop your egg.
Memphis: You bet you will. The word triumph starts with "try" and ends with...?
Young Mumble: umph?
Memphis: That's right, a great big UMPH!
[watching the elephant seals]
Lombardo: I don't think they are penguin eaters, are they?
Ramón: I believe they are herbivores.
Raul: Huh?
Ramón: You know, kelp suckers!
Lovelace: [narrating voice over] Enraged by their indifference, he followed them long after they were gone from his sight. He ventured further than any of us had gone before, beyond all hope of return. Swept up by the great currents, he was carried endlessly, across vast oceans, to worlds unknown.
Mumble: [singing] Find me, find me
Raul: What's he doing?
Mumble: [singing] Somebody.
Lombardo: I think he's singing.
Rinaldo: I know singing. That's not singing.
[last lines]
Lovelace: [narrating voice over] Is equal to the love you make. Oh baby, right on.
Baby Gloria: [singing] Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts of those who need more than they get / Daylight deals a bad hand to a penguin who has laid too many bets.
Baby Gloria: That's as far as I've got so far.
Miss Viola: Oh, yes. Lovely. Really lovely.
Baby Mumble: I'm gonna be Spontan-you-ous dad!
Lovelace: I must retire now to my couch of perpetual indulgence.
Mumble: There are things out there; things we don't understand.
Raul: Mysteries!
Lombardo: Mind-boggling mysteries!
Rinaldo: Mystic beings!
Noah the Elder: So, you dare come back?
Seymour: He says he's found aliens and they're taking our fish.
Seymour: It's like a jungle sometimes, it makes me wonder how I keep from goin' under!
UN Delagate: I do not want to live in a world without Penguins!
Gloria: [singing] Where is my baby? Anybody find me, find me, find me somebody.
[first lines]
Penguin #1: [singing] Once there was a way to get back homeward.
Penguin #2: [singing] Are the stars out tonight?
Penguin #1: [singing] Once there was a way to get back home.
Penguin #2: [singing] I only have eyes for you.
Penguin #1: [singing] Sleep, pretty darling, do not cry.
Penguin #2: [singing] For you.
Penguin #1: [singing] And I will sing a lullaby.
Penguin #3: [singing] With a song in my heart.
Penguin #4: [singing] So tell me / Tell me something good / Yeah, yeah, yeah / Tell me that you love me. / Tell me, baby. / Tell me something good.
Penguin #5: [singing] Only you.
Norma Jean: But how can you know for sure?
Penguin #5: [singing] Can make this world seem right.
Norma Jean: Is there really just one?
Penguin #6: [singing] I need your love.
Norma Jean: So many songs, but I'm feeling so lonely.
Penguin #7: Where is the love?
Lovelace: [to Mumble] The voices are shriekin' in my head, an' they're saying, "Lovelace, who is this foo'?"
Maurice: Memphis, is everything okay?
Memphis: I don't know. I can't hear anything.
Lombardo: How do you win the heart of the ladies?
Mumble: We sing.
Raul: You're kidding right?
Ramón: [about the leopard seal, who is crawling backwards] Oh he's leaving! Oh, no! That was his face!
Ramón: [to Gloria] I like big tails and I can't deny!
[repeated line]
Noah the Elder: Give praise to the great Guin!
Penguins: What's the matter with you?
Gloria: Mumble?
Mumble: Yeah?
Gloria: It's better you just...
Mumble: Yeah, I know.
Gloria: You listen, you know?
Mumble: Yeah.
Memphis: [to Mumble] Watch the beak. Watch the beak.
Ramón: I don't care where you come from, that has got to hurt!
Mumble: Let me tell something to joo! When I find out what's happening to the fish, I'll be back!
Gloria: [holding Mumble's flipper during "I Wish"] I love my lover! I love my lover!
Gloria: [singing] All the love in the world can't be gone. All the need to be loved can't be wrong.
Gloria: So, which way, twinkletoes?
Lovelace: [narrating Memphis and Norma Jean] His Mom and Dad met in the usual way, the song became love, and love became the egg.
Ramón: [after hearing Mumble singing] Yeah, I heard an animal once do that, but then they rolled him over and he was dead.
Gloria: [sung] The mirror stares you in the face, and says, baby...
Male Penguin #2: [sung] Shake your bon bon, shake your bon bon, shake your bon bon...
Gloria: It don't work!
Mrs. Astrakhan: What are you doing?
Baby Mumble: I'm being spontan-you-us!
Gloria: Ah-ah, baby. They're sayin'
Gloria: Mumble!
Memphis: [to Mumble] I think you better dance now
Gloria: [singing] All the love in the world can't be gone / Mumble! / All the need to loved can't be wrong / Mumble!
Lovelace: Turn to the penguin next to you. Put your flippers up. Fluff him up a little bit. And give him a great big hug. Okay ladies. Oh, make that little noise again girl.
Ramón: Go see Lovelace.
Raul: He got the answer to everything.
Lombardo: Everything.
Mumble: Really?
Ramón: Ask him, he never wrong. But first, you're gonna need a pebble.
Memphis: ...Well that's different.
[talking to humans]
Mumble: I'm speaking plain penguin!
Baby Gloria: Mumble, Mumble.
Memphis: You okay?
Baby Mumble: Freezing. Freezing.
Memphis: Oh, you'll get used to it.
Lovelace: [narrating voice over] Ladies, please avert your eyes... 'cause I've been known to hypnotize.
Ramón: [to the Leopard Seal] Kiss my frozen tushy! Kiss it, kiss it!
Mumble: [after he dives off the ice cliff] Adios, Amigoooooos!
Gloria: [singing] Boogie Wonderland / Dance / Boogie Wonderland. / Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts of men who need more than they get / Daylight deals a bad hand to a penguin who has laid too many bets.
Penguins: [singing] The mirror stares you in the face
Gloria: [singing] And says, "Baby, it don't work".
Penguins: [singing] You say your prayers though you don't care.
Gloria: [singing] You sing and you shake the hurt.
Penguins: [singing] Dance! Mumble!
Gloria: [singing] Boogie Wonderland!
Penguins: [singing] Dance! Dance! Dance! Mumble!
Gloria: [singing] Boogie Wonderland!
Norma Jean: You know what? We're going to have a graduation ceremony of our own.
Mumble: You mean it, ma?
Norma Jean: [both Norma Jean and Mumble] You betcha. Eeeexelsior! Ya, ya, yaaa!
Memphis: Keep it down.
Mumble: Pa!
Norma Jean: Memphis!
Memphis: [Pretends to clear throat]
Memphis: Ya, ya, ya... ya.
Ramón: You did everything penguinly possible.
Penguins: [singing] Find me somebody to love.
Gloria: [singing] Oh, baby find me.
Penguins: [singing] Find me somebody to love.
Gloria: Come on, put your flippers up in the air now.
Penguins: [singing] Find me somebody to love. Find me somebody to love. Find me somebody to love. Find me somebody to love. Find me somebody to love.
Gloria: I'm searching high and low. I'm searching the high and low. Yes, there somebody out there who needs to find me.
Gloria: Somebody. Anybody.

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