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Ice Age: Continental Drift Synopsis
Scrat's pursuit of an infernal acorn has world-changing consequences for Manny, Diego and Sid.
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75

Washington Post

The fourth Ice Age freshens up the 10-year-old franchise by shunning easy ­pop-culture jokes and embracing its weird side.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The film keeps throwing things at you, like a colorful ape pirate (Peter Dinklage) and a fun hallucination sequence. That said, the laughs...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

It's familiar, drawn-out shtick, and the humor lacks the subtlety of the first and best Ice Age, but there are some visually inventive high...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
It is as comfortable and predictable as any Saturday morning cartoon, although with higher production values and a spiffier look.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
The less-good stuff: the pirates, who are so blandly and predictably drawn that they sap all the personality out of Peter Dinklage (as an...
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
It makes you wonder if the series' animators, who took time out for "Rio" just before this, aren't so secretly yearning to sail different...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Much of the action in Ice Age: Continental Drift takes place on an iceberg fashioned into a seagoing vessel. No one seems to be piloting...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Watching this film was a cheerless exercise for me. The characters are manic and idiotic, the dialogue is rat-a-tat chatter, the action is...
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40

Movieline

A sugary jumble of goofy voices, hyperkinetic action scenes and rote plot elements that rolls forward just enough to get us to the de...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Something has surely gone wrong when there is not a single moment in Ice Age: Continental Drift that equals the four-minute "Simpsons"...
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Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

By fred1
It's the best one yet! The story was good and the comedy was great! I wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised. Families laughed out loud together and that was great to see. You're...

Cute Movie

By mattandamy07
We took our little ones to see it last night and it was pretty good. There was a lot of hidden humor for adults to help us enjoy the movie, and it kept my boys' attention for the most part. They...

Ice Age 4 AWESOME

By robert.denooy
Went last night to see the newest Ice Age movie. It was one of the better ones that we have seen in a very long time. The whole family really enjoyed it....

AWESOME!!!!!!!!

By arden29651
IT WAS AWESOME! THE BEST ICE AGE IVE EVER SEEN!!! GRANNY AS WANDA SYKES! SHES WAS FUNNY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I ABOUT TO TURN RED IT WAS SO FUNNY! NICKI MINJA JENNIFER LOPEZ WANDA SYKES...

Silly Fun, But Over 'Celebritised'

By alex121
I took my three kids yesterday, opening day, to see Ice Age: Continental Drift. The theatre was packed, loads of families, everyone was very excited! It was a cute movie, story line was fun, very...

It is Ice Age, if you have a kid under 10 good show for the whole family

By Asmodeus1971
Maybe it isn't as fresh as the first one, but familiarity isn't a bad thing. It was good clean fun for the family, in this case My 7 year old son and I, the wife stayed home to sleep in. I have read...

Good... not Great...

By dgwales
I had high expectations, so perhaps that helped move my rating down a notch. It was a pretty good movie, but not spectacular like a couple of the previous ones. Overall, it's a good movie to see and...

Loved it

By 1_Movie_Lover_1
Went with little to no expectations and was pleasantly surprised at how entertaining it was. Lots of humor and good clean laughs. The increased number of characters opened the doors to a lot more...

For adults & children

By sametcalf4
Since all other movies lately have drugs, sex, violence & bad language my husband & I went to see Ice Age:Continental Drift-what a wonderful surprize. very amusing and witty. And there are lessons...

Ice Age: Continental Drift

By rivariva
Looked forward to seeing this with a small child who loved the first two Ice Age movies (me too) but this one was a waste of $, time, and performers; too scattered to catch our interest. I do not...

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Rated PG | For Mild Rude Humor and Action/Peril
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Prehistoric pals hit the seas for an exciting adventure.
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