Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) - Rotten Tomatoes

Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)



Critic Consensus: Ice Age: Continental Drift 3D has moments of charm and witty slapstick, but it often seems content to recycle ideas from the previous films.

Movie Info

Scrat's nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn, which he's been after since the dawn of time, has world-changing consequences - a continental cataclysm that triggers the greatest adventure of all for Manny, Diego and Sid. In the wake of these upheavals, Sid reunites with his cantankerous Granny, and the herd encounters a ragtag menagerie of seafaring pirates determined to stop them from returning home. -- (C) Official Sitemore
Rating: PG (for mild rude humor and action/peril)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Michael Berg, Jason Fuchs
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 11, 2012
Box Office: $161.3M
20th Century Fox - Official Site


Josh Peck
as Eddie
Keke Palmer
as Peaches
as Ethan
Joy Behar
as Eunice
Nicki Minaj
as Steffie
Josh Gad
as Louis
Alan Tudyk
as Milton/Hunky Siren
Christopher J. Campb...
as Creature Siren/Vario...
Michael Dean Ester
as Female Siren
Peter Dinklage
as Captain Gutt
Karen Disher
as Scratte
Jason Fricchione
as Dumb Mammoth/Various
Ben Gleib
as Marshall
James Palumbo
as Panicked Start
Patrick Stewart
as Ariscratle
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Critic Reviews for Ice Age: Continental Drift

All Critics (132) | Top Critics (27)

The swashbuckling stuff is boisterous, if dated, and proves far more engaging than a tedious sub-plot involving Manny's rebellious teenage daughter.

Full Review… | January 10, 2013
Movie Talk

The first "Ice Age" is still the best, but as fabricated and Saturday morning as this installment is, it's still an accomplished bit of animated filmmaking.

Full Review… | December 14, 2012
Movie Metropolis

Here the franchise that recycles other kids' movies recycles itself.

Full Review… | December 10, 2012
Time to Play Magazine

The beautiful animation and wonderful character design continue to impress, but the seafaring action is sunk by sub-sitcom-level lessons about family and friendship.

Full Review… | November 26, 2012
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Apparently Fox are making a fifth, and people wonder what's pushing originality out of Hollywood.

Full Review… | September 30, 2012
Fan The Fire

This is simply the case of a series that has fully run its course without anywhere left to go.

Full Review… | September 14, 2012

Audience Reviews for Ice Age: Continental Drift

This unnecessary fourquel was obviously conceived only to make (more) money, with an uninspired story that is dull, unfunny and full of the lamest clichés about the "value of family" - and Scrat is the only thing that still works, even if in homeopathic doses.

Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer


Sure, the creator's are struggling more and more with adding even more supposedly quirky characters, when the first film worked so great with just four. The attempts to copy current youth culture are also quite annoying. But you know what? Some of the jokes and ideas are still really funny and the film jumps from action sequence to action sequence in really brilliantly looking animation, you just can't dislike it.

Jens S.

Super Reviewer


Well, this was cute, but not anywhere near as good as the first two. It had some really funny chuckle moments, but they were far and few between. Enough now. I will not be so anxious to watch another if they continue...

Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

Ice Age: Continental Drift Quotes

Granny: So long, banana breath!
– Submitted by Judy G (2 years ago)
Sid: I know my berries!
– Submitted by Judy G (2 years ago)
Manny: Uh..ship, me want...
Shira: Yeah, nice try jungle jim
– Submitted by Judy G (2 years ago)
Shira: You want to pirate a pirate ship from pirates...
– Submitted by Judy G (2 years ago)

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