All of the 'Ice Age' Movies in Order of Release
With 'The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild' starring Simon Pegg premiering on Disney+ beginning January 28th, Moviefone looks back at all of the movies in the 'Ice Age' franchise.
Ice Age is one of the biggest franchises in animated movie history having earned over $6 billion at the box office. The next movie in the franchise, 'The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild' stars Simon Pegg as the title character, and is set to be released on January 28, 2022 and it will be streaming only on Disney+.
So, now seems like the perfect time to look back at all the previous movies of this popular franchise.
Here are all the Ice Age movies in order
'Ice Age' (2002)
With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. Along the way, the unlikely allies become friends but, when enemies attack, their quest takes on far nobler aims.
'Ice Age: The Meltdown' (2006)
Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster prompts them to reunite and warn all the other beasts about the desperate situation.
'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs' (2009)
Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
'Ice Age: Continental Drift' (2012)
Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
'Ice Age: Collision Course' (2016)
Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, Manny, Sid, Diego, and the rest of the herd leave their home and embark on a quest full of thrills and spills, highs and lows, laughter and adventure while traveling to exotic new lands and locations.