Surviving Sid

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  • G
  • 2008
  • 7 min
  • 6.6  (1,316)

Surviving Sid is a 2008 animated comedy movie that is a spin-off to the successful movie franchise Ice Age. Directed by Galen Tan Chu and Karen Disher, the movie follows the misadventures of Sid, the clumsy and accident-prone sloth from the Ice Age series, in the context of a summer camp. The movie starts with the arrival of Sid at the summer camp, where he is assigned to look after a group of rambunctious young campers. Sid's lack of skills, knowledge and patience put him at odds with the kids, who quickly lose their respect for him. Meanwhile, the camp's other animals, including Manny the mammoth, Diego the sabre-toothed tiger, and Scrat the sabre-toothed squirrel, are enjoying their time off from their regular duties.

Sid's troubles start when he accidentally causes a fire in the forest, putting the campers in danger. The fire signals the arrival of other animals, such as a bear and a hawk, who see the camp as an easy target for food. To make matters worse, Manny, Diego and Scrat are nowhere to be found, leaving Sid to take the lead in protecting the campers from the predators.

As the story unfolds, Sid learns the value of teamwork, problem-solving and courage, as he tries to keep the kids safe and find the other animals. Along the way, he makes new friends, faces his fears, and discovers his own strengths and weaknesses.

The animation in the movie is brilliant and visually pleasing, with vibrant and colourful settings, detailed character designs, and smooth and fluid movements. The voice acting is also top-notch, with John Leguizamo reprising his role as Sid, and Shane Baumel, Paul Butcher, and Sean Michael Cunningham providing the voices of the campers.

The movie has a lighthearted and humorous tone, with plenty of slapstick comedy, witty one-liners, and pop culture references. The movie is suitable for all ages, with no objectionable content or themes.

Overall, Surviving Sid is a fun and entertaining movie that is a worthy addition to the Ice Age franchise. While not as epic or ambitious as its predecessors, it succeeds in delivering a charming and engaging story that will leave viewers with a smile on their faces. Whether you're a fan of the Ice Age series or just looking for a fun family movie, Surviving Sid is definitely worth watching.

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    6.6  (1,316)