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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  13 July 2012 (USA)
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Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

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Squint (voice)
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Eunice (voice)
Christopher Campbell ...
Creature Siren / Various (voice)
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Silas (voice)
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Female Siren (voice)
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Captain Gutt (voice)
Karen Disher ...
Scratte (voice)
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Ethan (voice) (as Drake)
Jason Fricchione ...
Dumb Mammoth / Various (voice)
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Flynn (voice)
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Louis (voice)
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Marshall (voice)
George Jacobs ...
Beaver (voice)
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Ellie (voice)
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Diego (voice)
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Storyline

When Scrat accidentally provokes a continental cataclysm with a storm, Manny is separated from Ellie and Peaches on an iceberg with Diego, Sid and Granny but he promises that he will find a way to return home. While crossing the ocean, they are captured by the cruel pirate Captain Gutt and his crew. However they escape and Manny plots a plan to steal Captain Gutt's ship and return to his homeland in a dangerous voyage through the sea. But the cruel pirates seek revenge against Manny and his family and friends. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG for mild rude humor and action/peril | See all certifications »

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$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$46,629,259 (USA) (13 July 2012)

Gross:

$161,317,423 (USA) (1 February 2013)
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Trivia

Jeremy Renner was originally cast in the movie as Captain Gutt, but he dropped out because of scheduling conflicts and was replaced by Peter Dinklage. See more »

Goofs

When Manny, Diego, and Sid are on the ice floe with the giant crab during the storm; as the large wave approaches, Sid grabs the right fore leg of the crab. As the go through the wave, Sid is still holding the right fore leg. When they emerge from the wave, Sid is now holding what would be the left fore leg (it curves left (when facing the crab) back into the body). See more »

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[first lines]
Manny: [upon hearing an earthquake] What, what was that? Ellie, did you hear that?
Ellie: I heard it, Manny; whatever it is, it's miles away.
Manny: Peaches, you all right? Where is she, no teenager is ever up early.
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Ice Age 4-A worthy sequel
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I loved Ice Age the first one to death when I first watched it. I own it and every once and awhile I go to my DVD cupboard and pick it up and watch it. I disliked the sequel, Ice Age: Meltdown. The second sequel i hated too. They added new characters and I missed the chemistry and the funny lines that happened between just Sid the sloth, Manny and Diego the sabre tooth tiger. They added new characters which were sometimes funny but I missed the same three from the first one. In this third sequel the team must have realized this by splitting Sid, Manny and Diego with Sid's funny, odd grandma sloth away from the others on a race to get back to the herd and to get rid of these pirates. The pirates are entertaining as ever and very funny, the monkey played by Peter Dinklage is really good and the main plot flies along at a terrific pace. The jokes are fresh (most of them) and funny and you can't help liking this film. The side plots can get a bit cliché but I ignored them.


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