• Ice Age (2002)

Ice Age

Release Date: March 15th, 2002

DVD Release Date: November 26th, 2002

PG |1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary

Twenty-thousand years ago, Earth is a wondrous, prehistoric world filled with great danger, not the least of which is the beginning of the Ice Age. To avoid a really bad frostbite, the planet's majestic creatures - and a few small, slothful ones - begin migrating south . The story revolves around sub-zero heroes: a woolly mammoth, a saber-toothed tiger, a sloth and a prehistoric combination of a squirrel and rat, known as Scrat.

Cast: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Goran Visnjic, Jack Black, Tara Strong, Cedric the Entertainer , Stephen Root

Director: Chris Wedge

Genres: Comedy , Children , Adventure , Animated

Production Co: Blue Sky Studios, Fox Animation Studios

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Friendship, Transformation, Quest, Amusing, Survival, Revenge, Playful, Deception, Heartwarming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    Its story, characters, dialogue, humor and voice performances are first-rate.

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    It's a fast, funny picture, and the worst thing you can say about it is that it's no "Toy Story," no "Shrek." That may be true, but one thing Ice Age proves is that the new digitized cartoons are a form whose time has come. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A pleasure to look at and scarcely less fun as a story. I came to scoff and stayed to smile. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Animated Feature Film