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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

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The Madagascar animals join a struggling European circus to get back to New York, but find themselves being pursued by a psychotic animal control officer.

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Eric Darnell (screenplay), Noah Baumbach (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Stiller ... Alex (voice)
Chris Rock ... Marty (voice)
David Schwimmer ... Melman (voice)
Jada Pinkett Smith ... Gloria (voice)
Sacha Baron Cohen ... Julien (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Maurice (voice)
Andy Richter ... Mort (voice)
Tom McGrath ... Skipper / First Policeman (voice)
Frances McDormand ... Captain Chantal Dubois (voice)
Jessica Chastain ... Gia (voice)
Bryan Cranston ... Vitaly (voice)
Martin Short ... Stefano (voice)
Chris Miller ... Kowalski (voice)
Christopher Knights Christopher Knights ... Private (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Mason / Second Policeman (voice)
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Storyline

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 Anonymous

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Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

8 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Madagascar 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$145,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,316,738, 10 June 2012

Gross USA:

$216,391,482

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$746,921,274
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bette Midler were considered for the role of Captain Chantel DuBois. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Marty: I'm like a candy cane in a black and white movie.
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Crazy Credits

DreamWorks Animation Logo, the blue sky and the camera pans down to start the movie since Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). See more »

Connections

Spoofs Inception (2010) See more »

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Con Te Partiro
Written by Francesco Sartori and Lucio Quarantotto
Performed by Andrea Bocelli
Courtesy of Sugar s.r.l.
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Way Over the Top
24 November 2015 | by jcbinokSee all my reviews

My 5-year old enjoyed it. I thought it was a bit much: high speed car chases, characters falling from helicopters, etc. There were about 100 times that each of the characters would've died in real life. Oh well...

Towards the end, all the glitz overloaded my senses. Hardly paid attention to the ultimate scenes. Somewhere in there is a decent story about coming home, but it was lost among the flash, IMO.

The voice actors do a very good job. Schwimmer is a natural for the put-upon hypochondriac giraffe. Frances McDormand also nails the role of the French wildlife officer obsessed with bagging a lion. She's a mix between The Thing and Terminator. Even that wears a bit thin, though.


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