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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During the epic chase sequence in Monte Carlo, to get their Luxury Urban Assault Recreation Vehicle to go much faster, the Penguins utilize a Nuclear reactor built into the Engine with Uranium-238 powering it. Later, when they crash on the roof of the Hotel Ambassador, the L.U.A.R.V. falls and there should be a nuclear explosion as a result. See more
I say we let it ride, then we pick up the hippies and fly back in style.
Can we get an Airbus A380?
Solid gold, baby!
Skipper, I'm afraid a solid gold plane would be too heavy to fly.
Kowalski, we'll be rich. The rules of physics don't apply to us.
Part of the closing credits have the credits spotlighted while the characters perform circus acts. See more
Followed by Madly Madagascar
Afro Circus / I Like to Move It
Written by Chris Rock
, Erick Morillo
and Stuntman The Mad
(as Mark Quashie)
Performed by Chris Rock
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