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Ice Age (2002)

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Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.

Directors:

Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha (co-director)

Writers:

Michael J. Wilson (story by), Michael Berg (screenplay by) | 8 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Romano ... Manfred (voice)
John Leguizamo ... Sid (voice)
Denis Leary ... Diego (voice)
Goran Visnjic ... Soto (voice)
Jack Black ... Zeke (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Carl (voice)
Stephen Root ... Frank / Start (voice)
Diedrich Bader ... Oscar (voice)
Alan Tudyk ... Lenny / Oscar / Dab (voice)
Lorri Bagley ... Jennifer (voice)
Jane Krakowski ... Rachel (voice)
Peter Ackerman Peter Ackerman ... Dodo / Macrauchenia (voice)
P.J. Benjamin P.J. Benjamin ... Dodo (voice)
Josh Hamilton ... Dodo / Aardvark (voice)
Chris Wedge ... Dodo / Scrat (voice)
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Storyline

Back when the Earth was being overrun by glaciers, and animals were scurrying to save themselves from the upcoming Ice Age, a sloth named Sid, a woolly mammoth named Manny, and a saber-toothed tiger named Diego are forced to become unlikely heroes. The three reluctantly come together when they have to return a human child to its father while braving the deadly elements of the impending Ice Age. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild peril | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Each of the frozen beings Sid sees in the ice is connected to an installment in the franchise: a carnivorous fish, a dinosaur, a set of sloths, and a flying saucer. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence, Scrat is seen running around in a snowstorm, with no sky visible. After he plants his acorn in the ground and causes a large crack to run up a glacier, the skies become clear. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Freaky Mammal: Well, why don't they call it The Big Chill? Or The Nippy Era? I'm just sayin', how do we know it's an Ice Age?
Freaky Mammal: [irritably] Because... of all...
[shouts]
Freaky Mammal: ...the *ice*!
Freaky Mammal: Well, things just got a little chillier.
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Crazy Credits

Drawings of the creatures appear over the credits. Most drawings were done by children of Blue Sky Studios employees. See more »

Alternate Versions

AMC broadcasts slow down the film's speed at 4%, but retain its original audio pitch. See more »

Connections

References Stuart Little (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Sound Off (Duckworth Chant)
Written by Willie Lee Duckworth (as Willie Duckworth) and Bernard Lentz
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Charming
19 March 2002 | by lynzeeSee all my reviews

I saw the movie with two grown children. Although it was not as clever as Shrek, I thought it was rather good. In a movie theatre surrounded by children who were on spring break, there was not a sound so I know the children all liked it. There parents also seemed engaged. The death and apparent death of characters brought about the appropriate gasps and comments. Hopefully people realize this movie was made for kids. As such, it was successful although I liked it too. Personally I liked the Scrat!!


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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$59,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,312,454, 17 March 2002

Gross USA:

$176,387,405

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$383,257,136
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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