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Kevin Blair Kevin Blair
6/8/2012 12:29am EDT

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

The second sequel to Madagascar has shattered box office records in Russia to become the country's biggest opening-day animated movie hit.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted opened on Thursday in Russia with an impressive $3.7 million take.

The movie, which features the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett-Smith, David Schwimmer, Martin Short, Jessica Chastain and Bryan Cranston, opens throughout the rest of the world, including the U.S., this weekend.

Madagascar 3 is projected to hit the top of the North American box office this weekend with an estimated $50 million three-day take.

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