- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 16, 2012
- Originally Released: 2012
- Label: Dreamworks Animated
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Big top cast
- High-flying deleted scenes
- Mad music mash-up
- Filmmakers' commentary
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Tom McGrath &
Noah Baumbach &
Eric Darnell &
Mireille Soria &
Jada Pinkett Smith,
Sacha Baron Cohen,
Cedric the Entertainer,
Danny Jacobs &
Box Office - 05/21/2012
4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he MADAGASCAR gang just gets better with time, and this new adventure is funny, exciting and heartwarming."
Entertainment Weekly - 06/15/2012
"[T]he antically civilized spirit is infectious." -- Grade: B+
Wall Street Journal - 06/14/2012
"MADAGASCAR 3 is all about exuberant motion, cute characters and gorgeous colors."
Los Angeles Times - 06/08/2012
"The animation artistry of MADGASCAR 3 is at its best under the big top, all cotton candy fluff and razzle dazzle."
Movieline - 06/08/2012
"[MADAGASCAR 3] consistently manages to surprise with a charm and wit all its own."
Total Film - 11/01/2012
3 stars out of 5 -- "MADAGASCAR puts the franchise back on track, bearing plentiful evidence of new co-scripter Noah Baumbach's dry wit."
Sight and Sound - 11/01/2012
"[T]he film's cartoon approach pays off in the joyful, triumphant and mostly abstract show the animals perform when they join a circus."