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 USA: $60,316,738,
10 June 2012, Wide Release
Gross USA: $216,391,482
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $746,921,274
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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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
[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
Non, je ne Regrette rien
Music by Charles Dumont
Lyrics by Michel Vaucaire
Sung by Frances McDormand
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