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
Six years ago, they disappeared without a trace. Next summer, they finally resurface
8 June 2012 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: $60,316,738
(8 June 2012)
(12 October 2012)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The films tagline refers to how the second film was released six years prior, and virtually nothing was heard of the films until then. See more
When Vitaly jumps through the Ring, he starts spinning clockwise. The next shot he stands still and the background turns anticlockwise, from this view it should turn clockwise. See more
[the group is observing their old homes from outside the zoo gates
Hmm... My rock looks smaller than I remember it being...
Hey, look, it's the mural! Heh, doesn't quite capture the real thing, does it?
Well, there's our homes... I forgot about that wall between us, Melman. Was that always there?
Hot in Herre
Written by Pharrell Williams
and Chuck Brown
(as Charles Brown)
Performed by Nelly
(as Cornell Haynes) See more