Penguins (film) Disneynature feature, released in the U.S. Apr. 17, 2019, also in IMAX. In this coming-of-age-story, an Adélie penguin named Steve joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner, and start a family. None of it comes easy for him, especially considering he’s targeted by everything from killer whales to leopard seals. Directed by Alastair Fothergill and Jeff Wilson. Narrated by Ed Helms. 76 min. It was the first Disneynature film to be released in IMAX.