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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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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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penguin | circus | animal | lemur | giraffe | See All (58) »

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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

Captain Chantel DuBois sings approximately 1 minute of "Non, je ne regrette rien" to her henchmen. This is a French song best known through its 1960 recording by Édith Piaf. Piaf dedicated her recording of the song to the French Foreign Legion (FFL), which has now become part of the FFL heritage and is sung when they are on parade. Due to the men's reaction, it is assumed that all of them serve or served in the FFL. See more »

Goofs

In Monte Carlo, when the animals emerge from the water, they are not wet. See more »

Quotes

Melman: I can't dance!
Gloria: Maybe that's because you've never tried it before.
Melman: I *have* tried it! I practice in private because you're so good at it...
Gloria: You practice? For me?
Melman: Yeah, but... It's no use! I never know what to do with my arms.
Gloria: That's the easy part.
[wraps Melman's arms around her neck]
Gloria: You just put your arms around your partner.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.152 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

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
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Beautiful Animation Lazy Story
27 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong...took 2 ten year olds and a 2 year old and they had a great time. They talked about the movie for ten minutes after and haven't brought it up since. This is a kids movie and it's pretty basic. As an adult you should enjoy some of the visual dazzle of the movie but the jokes are for the age group intended. The story telling is as lazy as you'd expect and the message repetitive as usual. And I challenge you to escape finding Ben Stiller not once again playing Ben Stiller. I've enjoyed many of his movies in the past but his range is Ben Stiller. So, in review, take the kids if you've drank enough coffee (I fell asleep twice), expect nothing new, be impressed with the superb animation, let the kids talk about it for a few minutes after the movie, and watch Ben Stiller play a lion who acts like Ben Stiller.


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