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At a glance

Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) is the fourth film of the successful Ice Age franchise about the adventures of prehistoric animals living and surviving in the glacial period. This film is first Ice Age film in 2.39:1 aspect ratio and it is also the highest grossing animated film in 2012. According to 20th Century Fox, the fifth film would be released in July 2016.

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Ice Age: Continental Drift Synopsis

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.

Ice Age: Continental Drift Review

Compared to its previous films, Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) certainly has major improvements in various aspects and as usual, their visuals are top notch. There are plenty of distinct characters and beautiful locations introduced in this fourth Ice Age film, which are all pleasant, such as a band of animal pirates, army of hamsters, grandmother sloth, gigantic sea monsters, sirens, saber-toothed squirrels of Scratlantis and so on.

Overall, the concept is interesting, witty and amusing to watch as there are also plenty of historical and mythical humour! There are so much thoughts and efforts put into this film if you analyse it. Thus, this film will certainly charm you, if you allow yourself to enjoy the Ice Age adventure that is.

Who will like this?

If you liked their previous films and you're an Ice Age fans, you'll certainly like this!

Children, prehistoric and animal lovers may find themselves liking this film too.

Details of the movie

Director: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier
Producer: John C. Donkin, Lori Forte
Story: Michael Berg, Lori Forte
Screenplay: Michael Berg, Jason Fuchs
Cinematography: Renato Falcão
Music: John Powell
Studio: Blue Sky Studios
Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah
Full Credit: [IMDb]
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Country: United States
Language: English
Genre: Adventure Comedy Family
Running time: 88 mins
Budget: USD 95,000,000 est.
Box office: USD 877,244,782 est.

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Behind the Scenes

Ice Age: Continental Drift Poster

Ice Age: Continental Drift Poster
Ice Age: Continental Drift Poster

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