When a passionate, focused actor discovers that a vital prop (a hip flask) has gone missing a few hours before his show's press night, his world is turned upside down. The theater manager calms him down and sources another hip flask just in time. But the actor's seen this hip flask before and it not only brings back painful memories but also reunites him with his lost love.
Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right.
For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust.