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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)



Critic Consensus: Ice Age: Continental Drift 3D has moments of charm and witty slapstick, but it often seems content to recycle ideas from the previous films.

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Scrat's nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn, which he's been after since the dawn of time, has world-changing consequences - a continental cataclysm that triggers the greatest adventure of all for Manny, Diego and Sid. In the wake of these upheavals, Sid reunites with his cantankerous Granny, and the herd encounters a ragtag menagerie of seafaring pirates determined to stop them from returning home. -- (C) Official Site

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Josh Peck
as Eddie
Keke Palmer
as Peaches
as Ethan
Joy Behar
as Eunice
Nicki Minaj
as Steffie
Josh Gad
as Louis
Alan Tudyk
as Milton/Hunky Siren
Christopher J. Campbell
as Creature Siren/Various
Michael Dean Ester
as Female Siren
Peter Dinklage
as Captain Gutt
Karen Disher
as Scratte
Jason Fricchione
as Dumb Mammoth/Various
Ben Gleib
as Marshall
James Palumbo
as Panicked Start
Patrick Stewart
as Ariscratle
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Critic Reviews for Ice Age: Continental Drift

All Critics (136) | Top Critics (43)

...everything I liked about the original movie has been worn down.

August 3, 2012

Never mind that the freshness of the original Ice Age and its main characters Manny (Ray Romano), Diego (Denis Leary), and Sid (John Leguizamo) has dissipated. How many series could sustain themselves at all through a fourth iteration?

July 13, 2012 | Rating: 2.1/2

Yes, this is the part where I outsource my critical role to my children. If you are the kind of person who (quite understandably) abhors this particular gimmick, you may wish to stop reading now.

July 13, 2012 | Full Review…

Feels less like Ice Age 4 than Ice Age 1.4.

July 13, 2012 | Rating: 3/10 | Full Review…

The best bits are basic and all but voiceless: those Scrat-intensive set pieces, still inspiredly squirrelly if much too far apart.

July 13, 2012 | Full Review…

The writers of this stale franchise hit the same tired beats over and over again and the bored voice talent can practically be heard endorsing their checks as they lackadaisically read their lines.

July 13, 2012 | Rating: 1.0/5.0 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Ice Age: Continental Drift

This unnecessary fourquel was obviously conceived to make (more) money only, with an uninspired story that is dull, unfunny and full of the lamest clichés about the "value of family" - and Scrat is the only thing that still works, even if in homeopathic doses.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer


Sure, the creator's are struggling more and more with adding even more supposedly quirky characters, when the first film worked so great with just four. The attempts to copy current youth culture are also quite annoying. But you know what? Some of the jokes and ideas are still really funny and the film jumps from action sequence to action sequence in really brilliantly looking animation, you just can't dislike it.

Jens S.
Jens S.

Super Reviewer


Well, this was cute, but not anywhere near as good as the first two. It had some really funny chuckle moments, but they were far and few between. Enough now. I will not be so anxious to watch another if they continue...

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

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