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!
*Commentaries by Director Carlos Saldanha, Producer Lori Forte, and Production Team
*Scrat Short - "No Time for Nuts"
*Crash & Eddie Stunts - Three Short Shorts
*The Animation Director's Chair - Storyboard, Animation, Final for "Play Dead," "Fish Story," "Nuts," "Family," "Face Off," "Drain"
*Lost Historical Films on the Ice Age Period:
-The Sloth "Nature's Lovable Lisper"
-The Wooly Mammoth "Nature's Beast of Burden"
-The Saber-Tooth Squirrel "Nature's Nutty Buddy"
-The Saber-Tooth Tiger, "Nature's Fearsome Feline"
-The Vulture "Nature's Cleaners"
-The Possum "Nature's Spunky Spectacles"
*Scrat's Piranha Smackdown Sound Effects Lab
*Artist Gallery Channel
*"The Ice Age Factoid Meltdown" Game
*"Who's Your Buddy?" Game
Cast & Crew
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.
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.
Ice Age: The Meltdown crosses familiar territory but does so with exceeding sweetness and no shortage of visual imagination, bolstering what is, in essence, a fairly simplistic road movie with an eco-conscious twist.