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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted An IMAX 3D Experience Synopsis
Alex (Ben Stiller) and friends join a traveling circus to escape a French animal-control officer.

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Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
It's a kid's Cirque de Soleil, for a lot less money.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The story in Madagascar 3 is functional, but the antically civilized spirit is infectious.
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75

Slant Magazine

By Jaime N. Christley
In spite of its lazy, cookie-cutter screenplay, simple narrative mechanics are only dutifully observed to the extent that they step aside...
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75

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Manages to surprise with a charm and wit all its own.
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63

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
You can picture the DreamWorks corporate confab: "OK, the kids respond to move-it, move-it repetition - give us something else repetitive,...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Hardly fresh, but it never stints on energy or vivid colors.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Yes, it's a cartoon, but it's conspicuously unmodulated, with the volume set on high and the pacing all but pushed to fast-forward.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Even within the rules of its own peculiar world - a world well stocked with talking savanna denizens and monkey-powered superplanes - the...
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Madagascar 3 is all about exuberant motion, cute characters and gorgeous colors. It aims for the eyes, not the heart.
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Madagascar 3 can't upgrade its own shtick, becoming a craven example of a fast-buck, no-fun family film.
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WOW

By Miles1097
I saw this movie today and I was amazed. it had a great story to it and it flowed great. It's a must see. Ps DA DA DAADADA CIRCUS DADADADADA AFRO...

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Shatelle DeBois

By bobby_behrens
Shatelle DeBois acts so much like a dog!!!...

By vredrovan
better than what i expected...

By Dion R
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Hilarious movie, this one is a must see

By heavenlykeisha
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By d.gmaska
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Excellent!!!!!

By Lg_lb2009
We absolutely loved it.. Just as much as the first two!!! Fun for the whole family!...

A must!!

By Flores_Cosco
My kids and I loved it!! Very funny......

More Info

Rated PG | For Rude Humor and Some Mild Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Entertaining "threequel" has some mild violence, innuendo.
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