Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted earned $216,391,482 in North America, and $525,718,769 in other countries, for a worldwide total of $742,110,251. Its worldwide opening weekend totaled $137.6 million. Worldwide, it is the highest-grossing film in the series, the fourth highest-grossing DreamWorks Animation film, the second highest-grossing 2012 animated film, and the eighth highest-grossing film of 2012. Overall, it is the 9th highest-grossing animated film and the 51st highest-grossing film. The film took 66 and 94 days of release, respectively, to out-gross its two predecessors.
In North America, the film made $20.7 million on its opening day, which was higher than the opening day grosses of the original film ($13.9 million) and its sequel ($17.6 million). For its opening weekend, the film ranked at the #1 spot, beating Prometheus, with $60.3 million, which was higher than the opening of the original Madagascar ($47.2 million), but was behind the opening weekend of Escape 2 Africa ($63.1 million). It remained at the #1 spot for two consecutive weekends. In North America, it is the highest-grossing film in the series, the sixth highest-grossing DreamWorks Animation film, the second highest-grossing 2012 animated film, and the tenth highest-grossing film of 2012.
Outside North America, Madagascar 3 out-grossed Shrek Forever After to become DreamWorks Animation's highest-grossing film. On its opening weekend, Madagascar 3 topped the box office with $77.3 million from 28 countries. It was in first place for three consecutive weekends. Its three highest-grossing openings occurred in Russia and the CIS ($15.7 million), China ($10.4 million), and Brazil ($10.1 million in 5 days). It set an opening-day record for animated films in Russia, with $3.7 million (since surpassed by Ice Age: Continental Drift) and became the highest-grossing animated film and the third highest-grossing film of all time, earning more than $48 million. It also set an opening weekend record for any film in Argentina with $3.80 million (surpassed by Ice Age: Continental Drift) and it set opening weekend records for animated films in Brazil, Venezuela, Trinidad, and the United Arab Emirates.
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