83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Ice Age: The Meltdown blithely looks on the bright side of life, amassing a screen full of vultures to sing and dance ''Food Glorious Food'' and daring us not to get happy.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
This "Ice Age" is still a good movie (especially for kids) with top-of-the-tech CGI.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The rare sequel that is better than the original.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A good-natured, gag-filled sequel.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Should warm viewers' hearts globally.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
While it lacks the heart and hipness of the similar-themed Pixar odysseys, The Meltdown has the physical humor of slapstick comedy.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Luke Sader
Raucously fun, fluid follow-up with ecological message.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Less a story than a series of complicated slapstick bits.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Ice Age: The Meltdown is pure sequel product that should make children and undemanding grown-ups happy even as it lacks anything resembling storytelling inspiration.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The film is enjoyable enough, at least for young children.
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58 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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