Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

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"You Won't Believe Your Ice!"
  • PG
  • 2009
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 6.9  (261,695)
  • 50

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 animated movie produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. It is the third installment in the Ice Age franchise and follows the adventures of Manny the mammoth, Sid the sloth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger, and their friends as they explore a new, prehistoric world. The movie begins with Manny and his mate Ellie expecting their first child. Meanwhile, Sid feels left out of the happy family and decides to adopt three dinosaur eggs he discovers. This leads him to a mysterious underground world populated by dinosaurs, including the ferocious T-Rex named Rudy.

In the meantime, Diego starts to question his place in their herd when he meets a beautiful saber-toothed tiger named Shira, who, at first, tries to attack them but ends up joining their group. The group's journey to rescue Sid ultimately leads them to confront their fears, trust their instincts, and work together to survive the dangerous and dinosaur-filled world.

As with the previous movies in the franchise, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs features impressive visuals and special effects, including detailed and lifelike depictions of the various animals and landscapes. The movie's comedic timing and light-hearted tone add to its charm, with dialogue that frequently elicits laughter and clever sight gags.

Beyond the laughs and thrills, the movie also delivers strong messages about the importance of family, acceptance, and courage. Manny's unwavering love for his mate and unborn child show the lengths parents will go to protect their families. Sid's journey emphasizes the power of adopting new family members, regardless of bloodlines or differences. Finally, Diego's arc demonstrates the rewards of taking risks and standing up for what one believes in.

The movie's voice cast is also noteworthy, with Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, and Denis Leary reprising their roles as Manny, Sid, and Diego, respectively. The addition of Queen Latifah as Ellie and Simon Pegg as a one-eyed weasel named Buck adds depth and humor to the cast.

Overall, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is an exciting and entertaining adventure that will leave audiences young and old thrilled and smiling. Its potent combination of adventure, humor, and heart make it a worthy addition to the Ice Age franchise and an excellent choice for family movie nights.

In short, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a must-watch movie for fans of the franchise, animation fans, and families looking for a fun-filled adventure.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 animated movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 50.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
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