Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and of course, King Julien, Maurice and the Penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey… More

Rated: PG
Running Time:
Release Date: October 16, 2012
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Also Available On

Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Dazzlingly colorful and frenetic, Madagascar 3 is silly enough for young kids, but boasts enough surprising smarts to engage parents along the way.

Guy Lodge
Time Out

This is that rare thing: a franchise that grows more winning with each instalment.

Full review…
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

A fun and fast family entertainment.

Full review…
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Fans of the original and its familial sequel will love this colorful, vibrant excursion through Europe.

Full review…
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

From time to time the improbable occurs: A sequel outdoes its original.

Full review…
Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

The clever lines and themes of friendship and finding home are almost completely overwhelmed here by the breathless pace and sensory overload...

Full review…
Andy Lea
Daily Star

For a frantic, action-packed 80-odd minutes, it seldom puts a foot, paw or cloven hoof wrong.

Full review…
Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle

The screenplay, by Eric Darnell and Noah Baumbach, churns out the snappy witticisms with admirable creative gusto, but it whizzes along at such a frenetic pace that you'll probably miss half of them.

Full review…
Lou Lumenick
New York Post

What might be barely tolerable in a seven-minute short gave me the biggest headache since "Transformers: Dark of the Moon.''

Full review…
Simon Reynolds
Digital Spy

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted may arrive with low expectations, but it's a pleasant surprise, sending its character barrelling across continents for a zippy, engaging 90-minute adventure.

Full review…

Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Part three of the animated adventure takes the somewhat simple initial premise and turns it into an action adventure in the circus milieu. That doesn't… More
Film Crazy
Like most sequels, starts with fireworks but inevitably visels out!
KJ Proulx
Well that escalated quickly! "Madagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted" comes out of nowhere and surpasses the first two films by a mile. This time, picking… More
Dean McKenna
Wonderful, adventure and lots of laugh in this third animation film of four animals. It starts as it means to go on: with scant regard for anything approaching… More
Phil Hubbs
Third and final outing for the crazy animals? probably not lets be honest but do we really need another?. Not overly sure to be honest as this film is pretty… More
Luke Baldock
Madagascar continues to give us enjoyable and light comedic bites. The animals decide they must return to New York by hitching a ride with a circus that first… More