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Based on 25 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 26 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Will satisfy its young fan base and is bound to make a ton of money. At this point, though, the series is no longer an artistic pursuit; it's a business deal. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Once fresh, the story is now buried under a hoary coating. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    There’s also a sense of ineptness in a script that constantly reaches, with only modest success, for amusing things that the mammoths and their friends can do. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Though there are chases galore and stampeding dinos aplenty, Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a nicely rendered travelogue without storytelling. There is little to bring an audience along for the ride. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    If "Up" is the animated equivalent of an ice cream sundae, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is the Popsicle: Neither as rich nor as memorable, but more than welcome on a long, hot summer day. show more

  • 50
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Pretty much any sign of creative life gets left out in the cold in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, the monotonous, strictly by-the-numbers third edition of the wildly lucrative digitally animated franchise. show more

  • 75
    Bob Mondello NPR

    Unlike say, "Monsters Vs. Aliens," which would have been nothing at all without its special-effects spectacle, this is a sweet little comedy, both family-friendly and centered on a nontraditional family, and so suitable for pretty much everyone. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It involves some of the best use of 3-D I've seen in an animated feature. It also introduces a masterstroke that essentially allows the series to take place anywhere: There is this land beneath the surface of the earth, you see... show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    There is much more of an emphasis on action in this nicely crafted, fast-paced sequel, which at its best shares the antic qualities of classic Warner Bros. cartoons. show more

  • 50
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    Not bad, not good, Ice Age 3 may be OK enough to do what it was engineered to do, i.e., baby-sit your kid for a while and rake in the dough. show more

  • November 21, 2010 mirandaEidson
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    it was a GREAT movie

  • August 12, 2010 doug144144
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    Critics? We don't need no stinking critics. Wife and I are retired...loved this movie...cute and well written...awesome sight gags. Adults, children, EVERYONE at our showing enjoyed this movie. A blind and deaf person would enjoy this movie...Perhaps ol' Willie (Shakespeare) was right...only substitute critics for lawyers and you get the idea...........

  • November 28, 2009 ChanceNaro
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    I love Ice Age but I have to say after all the movies I saw this one goes a millon thumbs up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • February 06, 2010 ttmrktmnrfn0830
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    I saw the movie! It is soooooo lol! I

  • October 30, 2009 Meg5An4
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    ice age 3 was better than 1 and 2 put toghther i like buck better then the other people because he beats on that dinoursaur

  • September 17, 2009 Betonfam
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    i collect every thing from ice age there making another movie call ice age th4w when they get frozen and get put on display on present day and accidentally melt u can see it next summer

  • September 15, 2009 kushmukuria
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    i loved mr Buck hope the will feature him in Ice Age3,4,5,6,7,8,9.........he"s cool ..hopefully ice age 4 the mammals will come to africa probably for a safari....i cant get bored watching it over and over again kudos

  • August 02, 2009 Amazingcrystal
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    the movie was very good

  • July 28, 2009 Dayami
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    Awesome movie!!! I was laughing from the minute I got there to the end.

  • July 26, 2009 MINNYJAMS
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    THAT MOVIE RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCC- CCCCCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! JK I T WAS KOOL


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