Your favorite sub-zero heroes are back for another incredible adventure in the super-cool animated comedy Ice Age the Meltdown! The action heats up - and so does the temperature - for Manny, Sid, Diego and Scrat. Trying to escape the valley to avoid a flood of trouble, the comical creatures embark on a hilarious journey across the thawing landscape and meet Ellie, a female woolly mammoth who melts Manny's heart. With its dazzling animation, unforgettable characters and an all-new Scrat short, Ice Age: The Meltdown is laugh-out-loud fun for the whole family!
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Watching this zoo of long-vanished quadrupeds, you're left with an eerie message for our own warming times: They fought the thaw, and the thaw won.
A tad crasser and pushier than its predecessor, Ice Age: The Meltdown is still an entirely serviceable follow-up to the 2002 hit that will thoroughly amuse kids and get a rise or two out of parents as well.
The film feels visually richer than its predecessor, but has the same brand of uncomplicated all-ages charm.
On the short list of sequels superior to the originals -- alphabetically between The Godfather, Part II and Toy Story 2 -- you may enter Ice Age: The Meltdown.
Ice Age: The Meltdown, a follow-up to the 2002 animated prehistoric hit, is the rare sequel that is better than the original.
A good-natured, gag-filled sequel to the hit animated movie about animals trying to evade extinction while trading one-liners.
There's not much to Ice Age: The Meltdown, but it's enjoyable all the same.