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, 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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WILHELM SCREAM: A motor cycle driver screams as he flies out of the freeway. (International version only) See more
In Monte Carlo, when the animals emerge from the water, they are not wet. See more
Capitaine Chantel DuBois
You can run, but you can not save your hides!
During the credits, the animal circus acts continue sporadically in the background See more
Written by Donald Storball
Performed by The Capitols
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
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