At the time of its release, the film broke the German box office record for Best Opening Weekend for a German movie (with 2.1 million admissions, a total gross of approx. 17,7 million EUR).
As of 2015, the second most successful in German movie history - behind only Manitou's Shoe (2001).
There is one scene where Danger and Burak are riding on the elephants sing "Bibi und Tina", the title song of Bibi & Tina (2014). Max von der Groeben, who plays Danger, is also part of the Bibi & Tina (2014)-Movies.