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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Jack Black were considered for the role of Stefano. See more
When tracking down Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman, Dubois mentions they never should have left the forest and now they must deal with her. However, the forest is not a common habitat for any of the animals used in the film. See more
The Colosseum, the original theater in the round, Marty. You know, my ancestors used to perform here.
Yeah. Every show had a captive audience. Apparently, they killed.
Spoofed in Mad: Outtagascar/Fiends
Written by Donald Storball
Performed by The Capitols
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