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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  8 June 2012 (USA)
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Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Alex (voice)
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Marty (voice)
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Melman (voice)
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Gloria (voice)
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Julien (voice)
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Maurice (voice)
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Mort (voice)
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Gia (voice)
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Vitaly (voice)
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Stefano (voice)
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Kowalski (voice)
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Private (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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Six years ago, they disappeared without a trace. Next summer, they finally resurface


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

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Release Date:

8 June 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Madagascar 3  »

Box Office

Budget:

$145,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$60,316,738 (USA) (8 June 2012)

Gross:

$216,366,733 (USA) (12 October 2012)
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Trivia

When Captain Dubois appears through the smoke of the exploding Ferrari, in the moment the penguins escape the casino, a license plate flies by her. It reads "BL0B1" which when pronounced letter by letter in French sounds "Beelzebub 1" See more »

Goofs

In the casino Skipper looks through the periscope and says "I say we let it ride" and pushes the periscope up. A few seconds later the camera looks up at the chimp carrying the second chimp; and the periscope is nowhere to be seen. See more »

Quotes

Alex: I just wanted to thank you for letting us get in the train. You know "the cat with the accent" wasn't so happy about this and...
Gia: Listen, lion guy. This circus means everything to us. And if you do anything that threatens this circus, you'll have to answer to me. Capiche?
Alex: Yeah, capiche. Cool! Trust me, we're cool.
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Connections

Spoofs Quadrophenia (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Con Te Partiro
Written by Francesco Sartori and Lucio Quarantotto
Performed by Andrea Bocelli
Courtesy of Sugar s.r.l.
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A huge disappointment...!
10 February 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Madagascar 3 has the highest IMDb rating of the three, but it is much, MUCH poorer than either 1 or 2. Only the tiniest of tots will fail to notice how threadbare the plot is and how blatant a commercial exploitation of a reasonable franchise this is. The new characters don't add much either. Huge jumps in the storyline beggar belief and the over indulgent set pieces - however colourful - do nothing to distract us from the fact that this is vacuous nonsense. What a shame to say this, but Please end it here Dreamworks....no more mini episodes or Christmas Specials Either. Enough is enough (or rather, this one is too much already).


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