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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

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When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

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Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier (co-director)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eunice Cho Eunice Cho ... Madison (Diatryma Girl) (voice)
Karen Disher Karen Disher ... Scratte (voice)
Harrison Fahn Harrison Fahn ... Glypto Boy (voice)
Maile Flanagan ... Aardvark Mom (voice)
Jason Fricchione Jason Fricchione ... Adult Molehog Male (voice)
Bill Hader ... Gazelle (voice)
Kelly Keaton ... Molehog Mom / Shovelmouth Mom (voice)
Joey King ... Beaver Girl (voice)
Queen Latifah ... Ellie (voice)
Denis Leary ... Diego (voice)
Allegra Leguizamo Allegra Leguizamo ... Aardvark Girl (voice)
John Leguizamo ... Sid (voice)
Lucas Leguizamo Lucas Leguizamo ... Aardvark Boy / Beaver Kid #2 (voice)
Clea Lewis ... Start Mom (voice)
Jane Lynch ... Diatryma Mom (voice)
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Storyline

After the events of "Ice Age: The Meltdown", life begins to change for Manny and his friends: Scrat is still on the hunt to hold onto his beloved acorn, while finding a possible romance in a female sabre-toothed squirrel named Scratte. Manny and Ellie, having since become an item, are expecting a baby, which leaves Manny anxious to ensure that everything is perfect for when his baby arrives. Diego is fed up with being treated like a house-cat and ponders the notion that he is becoming too laid-back. Sid begins to wish for a family of his own, and so steals some dinosaur eggs which leads to Sid ending up in a strange underground world where his herd must rescue him, while dodging dinosaurs and facing danger left and right, and meeting up with a one-eyed weasel known as Buck who hunts dinosaurs intently. Written by Theshapeshifter

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You Won't Believe Your Ice! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ice Age 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,690,382, 5 July 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$196,573,705, 20 November 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$886,686,817, 10 December 2011
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The 3rd highest grossing film of 2009, and the highest grossing film of 2009. Coincidentally, this was also the case with Ice Ace: The Meltdown (2006). See more »

Goofs

As in Ice Age and Ice Age: The Meltdown, the woolly mammoths' neighborhood includes creatures who in fact lived on different continents, and never saw mammoths. See more »

Quotes

Crash: Dude, you're awesome! You're like the brother I never had!
Eddie: Me too!
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As the credits roll, you see alongside drawings from the original and sequel movie is done made for children of Blue Sky/Fox employees. See more »

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Fun for everyone.
3 July 2009 | by kirk-246See all my reviews

6 hours ago,I went to the movies to catch the 4:40 showing of 'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs' with my older sister and her boyfriend.I liked the first movie but I haven't seen the second,but that didn't stop me from wanting to see the 3rd installment in the popular series.Boy,am I glad that I spent money and 94 minutes of my life by seeing this.The movie was packed with humor,action,adventure,interesting characters,and even some heart.There are many relationships between characters in this movie that help it from melting.Manny and Ellie are 2 happy woolly mammoths who are expecting a baby.Scrat,the squirrel who continues on his hunt for acorns,meets a female squirrel named Scratee(Scrah-tay),and falls for her.Sid becomes a parent when he discovers 3 eggs underground.In short,I loved this movie.

Bring on Ice Age 4


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