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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

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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.

Directors:

Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier (as Michael Thurmeier)

Writers:

Michael Berg (screenplay), Jason Fuchs (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aziz Ansari ... Squint (voice)
Joy Behar ... Eunice (voice)
Christopher Campbell Christopher Campbell ... Creature Siren / Various (voice)
Alain Chabat ... Silas (voice)
Ester Dean ... Female Siren (voice)
Peter Dinklage ... Captain Gutt (voice)
Karen Disher ... Scratte (voice)
Drake ... Ethan (voice)
Jason Fricchione Jason Fricchione ... Dumb Mammoth / Various (voice)
Nick Frost ... Flynn (voice)
Josh Gad ... Louis (voice)
Ben Gleib ... Marshall (voice)
George Jacobs George Jacobs ... Beaver (voice)
Queen Latifah ... Ellie (voice)
Denis Leary ... 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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Irritable and clueless. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Ray Winstone were a deleted role of Muscles the Marsupial Lion. See more »

Goofs

During the chase at switchback cove, Manny 'holds Sid higher,' and promptly hits him against three trees. In the next shot, they are on a ledge, and no trees are in sight. In earlier overhead shots of the area, there are also no trees seen along the path used. See more »

Quotes

[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.
Ellie: Whoa! Easy, warden. She's not on lockdown.
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Crazy Credits

Just like the original and sequel film in the franchises, the ending credits roll alongside with drawings was made by done for children of Blue Sky Studios employees. See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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Candy Man
Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
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Fun for the whole family.
1 July 2012 | by Troy_CampbellSee all my reviews

Although not regarded in the same league as the Pixar and Disney output, the initial three Ice Age instalments collected over $2bn at the worldwide box office. (Rather surprisingly, that's $100m more than the Toy Story trilogy earned.) Posting figures as huge as that means we get treated to another adventure with mammoth Manny (Ray Romano), sabre-tooth tiger Diego (Denis Leary) and silly sloth Sid (John Leguizamo); this time with pirates. Like each episode before it, Ice Age 4 prides itself in offering up goofy laughs and goofier characters, with the ragtag bunch of pirates – led by Peter Dinklage's droll Captain Gutt and assisted by Nick Frost's uproarious elephant seal Flynn – the source of much joy. The old gang don't dissatisfy either: Sid is the standout as usual but Diego gets more laughs than normal and Scrat's little journey is ever-amusing. The serious Manny is still, well, the serious Manny, but you can't win them all. The bucket load of action remains too, however nothing here tops the dinosaur rumbling in part three. Continental Drift is gratifying escapism for the whole family that, despite being the fourth outing for these prehistoric creatures, shows few signs of letting up.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ice Age 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago Illinois, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,629,259, 15 July 2012

Gross USA:

$161,321,843

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$877,244,782
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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