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Madagascar 4: Australian Circus
Directed by Mike Mitchell
Produced by Gina Shay
Screenplay by James Ward Byrkit
Story by James Ward Byrkit
Tom McGrath
Eric Darnell
Starring Ben Stiller
Chris Rock
David Schwimmer
Jada Pinkett Smith
Sacha Baron Cohen
Cedric the Entertainer
Andy Richter
Jessica Chastain
Bryan Cranston
Martin Short
KJ Apa
Crispin Glover
Wood Harris
Anthony Anderson
Abby Ryder Fortson
Zendaya
Alan Tudyk
Music by Hans Zimmer
Edited by James Ryan
Production company DreamWorks Animation
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date August 18, 2023 (United States)
Running time 98 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $100 million
Box office $1.077 billion


Madagascar 4: Australian Circus (also known as Madagascar 4) is a 2023 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Universal Pictures. The sequel to 2012's Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and the fourth and final installment in the Madagascar franchise, it was directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. In the film's ensemble voice cast, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston, and Martin Short reprise their roles from the first three films along with new additions including KJ Apa, Crispin Glover, Wood Harris, Anthony Anderson, Abby Ryder Fortson, Zendaya, and Alan Tudyk.

Madagascar 4: Australian Circus was released in theaters on August 18, 2023, and grossed over $1.077 billion worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing Madagascar film and the first DreamWorks Animation film to earn $1 billion. It received generally positive reviews, with critics praising the animation, voice acting, humor, and Hans Zimmer's musical score. With a 90% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it is the best-reviewed film in the Madagascar franchise.