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.
Six years ago, they disappeared without a trace. Next summer, they finally resurface
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8 June 2012 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $60,316,738,
10 June 2012
Gross USA: $216,391,482
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $746,921,274
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
All three films of the Madagascar franchise had been released in the gap between the first and second films of Pixar's Finding Nemo franchise. 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
You better know what you're doing. You're blowing away the Private's college fund.
I'll never be President!
Any Way You Want It
Written by Steve Perry
and Neal Schon
Performed by Journey
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more