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 Captain Dubois appears through the smoke of the exploding Ferrari, in the moment the penguins escape the casino, a license plate flies by her. It reads "BL0B1" which when pronounced letter by letter in French sounds "Beelzebub 1", also her silhouette breify resembles a devil with horns and tail. See more
In the casino, to turn the lights off Julian pulls the power switch downwards. When Mort takes the switch while Julian dances, he pushes down for the lights to come on and up for them to go off. See more
[the group is observing their old homes from outside the zoo gates
Hmm... My rock looks smaller than I remember it being...
Hey, look, it's the mural! Heh, doesn't quite capture the real thing, does it?
Well, there's our homes... I forgot about that wall between us, Melman. Was that always there?
During the credits, the animal circus acts continue sporadically in the background See more
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Written by Nelly
(as Cornell Haynes), Pharrell Williams
and Chuck Brown
(as Charles Brown) See more