• Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Release Date: July 1st, 2009

DVD Release Date: October 27th, 2009

PG |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

After Sid (John Leguizamo) pilfers some dinosaur eggs, Manny (Ray Romano), Diego (Denis Leary) and the rest of their prehistoric pals enter a mysterious, underground world to rescue the hapless sloth. During the course of their mission, the gang encounters many creatures great and small, including hungry carnivores and a relentless, dinosaur-hunting weasel named Buck.

Cast: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Chris Wedge, Simon Pegg, Josh Peck

Director: Carlos Saldanha

Genres: Children , Comedy , Animated , Adventure

Production Co: Blue Sky Studios, Twentieth Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Pursuit, Family, Lighthearted, Charming, Friendship, Rivalry, Survival, Rescue

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Bob MondelloNPR

    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

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall 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
    Michael RechtshaffenThe 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

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