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?
Captain Chantel DuBois sings approximately 1 minute of "Non, je ne regrette rien" to her henchmen. This is a French song best known through its 1960 recording by Édith Piaf
. Piaf dedicated her recording of the song to the French Foreign Legion (FFL), which has now become part of the FFL heritage and is sung when they are on parade. Due to the men's reaction, it is assumed that all of them serve or served in the FFL. See more
When there is a lock-down in the casino, Gloria rams into the metal door and her impression appears on the smaller door. In the next scene when the black vehicle crashes in, her impression is on the bigger door. See more
I just wanted to thank you for letting us get in the train. You know "the cat with the accent" wasn't so happy about this and...
Listen, lion guy. This circus means everything to us. And if you do anything that threatens this circus, you'll have to answer to me. Capiche?
Yeah, capiche. Cool! Trust me, we're cool.
Hot in Herre
Written by Pharrell Williams
and Chuck Brown
(as Charles Brown)
Performed by Nelly
(as Cornell Haynes) See more