Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still trying to get back to the Big Apple and their beloved Central Park zoo, but first they need to find the penguins. When they travel to Monte Carlo, they attract the attention of Animal Control after gate crashing a party and are joined by the penguins, King Julian and Co., and the monkeys. How do a lion, zebra, hippo, giraffe, four penguins, two monkeys, three lemurs travel through Europe without attracting attention and get back to New York? They join a traveling circus. Their attempts to get back to New York are consistently hampered by the Captain of Animal Control who wants to make Alex part of her collection. Once they make it back to New York Marty, Alex, Gloria and Melman realize that they want to be part of the traveling circus. Written by
Six years ago, they disappeared without a trace. Next summer, they finally resurface
8 June 2012 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: $60,316,738
(8 June 2012)
(12 October 2012)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
When the monkeys are dressed up they go by the name 'King of Versailles'; the actual Kings of France who lived in Versailles palace were Louis' XIV, XV, and XVI, the last being infamously married to Marie Antoinette. The license plate of the penguins' car reads EAT CAKE, a quote often attributed to Antoinette. See more
The steam locomotive of the circus train is a North American style not European as are the heavyweight passenger cars. See more
Man, that is one ugly, mag-ugly lady! That is roach-killing ugly!
Wait a minute, that's no lady, that's the King of Versailles; and that's not the King of Versailles, that's the chimps! And the chimps are smoke, and where there's smoke, there's fire, by which I mean the penguins.
Written by Katy Perry
, Ester Dean
(as Esther Dean), Mikkel S. Eriksen
(as Mikkel Eriksen), T.E. Hermansen
(Tor Hermansen) and Sandy Wilhelm
Performed by Katy Perry
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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