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?
At least two elements from the first 2 Madagascar films do not show up in this movie: Nana (the crazy old lady who beat up Alex several times) and the The Twilight Zone
(1959) spoofs. See more
During Dubois's singing scene, she enters the hospital room that contains four lights but shoots six times leaving one on to begin her song. This is because she shoots three lights, one shot to break the glass and one to break the bulb for each of the three lights. See more
I can't dance!
Maybe that's because you've never tried it before.
I *have* tried it! I practice in private because you're so good at it...
You practice? For me?
Yeah, but... It's no use! I never know what to do with my arms.
That's the easy part.
[wraps Melman's arms around her neck
You just put your arms around your partner.
Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
Written by Robert Clivillés
(as Robert Clivilles) and Freedom Williams See more