Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Ice Age 3) Reviews

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January 29, 2018
The third part of the Ice Age saga suffers from franchise fatigue—the critters, most of whom we are familiar with from the past couple of films, and some that have been added in, don’t really get to do much that’s fresh and new.
April 4, 2011
December 6, 2009
When the story does get underway, the incident that sets it into motion seems thrown in%u2014precisely what you'd expect for the third installment in a series that was already tired by the second.
November 6, 2009
I'm mystified by those who find these characters appealing.
August 20, 2009
The manic pace quickly grows tiresome, as does the influx of cloying baby animals.
August 11, 2009
Those who complain about the feeble jokes and contrived situations should be forced to watch the first two films and defend them.
August 3, 2009
It is not the year for pre-historic comebacks.
July 30, 2009
There's not much for audiences over the age of 10 to warm to during this third, and hopefully final, Ice Age.
July 11, 2009
...never properly invites the audience into its messy world of familial trust.
July 10, 2009
The Ice Age series' creativity is clearly melting.
July 10, 2009
The most reliable laugh-getter in the past Ice Age films, the acorn-seeking Scrat, is saddled with a dull subplot in which he meets a lady Scratte.
July 10, 2009
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs alters the pattern established by the previous two films, focusing not on the herd but on action-packed, 3-D adventure.
July 6, 2009
I can't figure out how a character as great [as Scrat] keeps ending up in movies like this.
July 6, 2009
Certainly not terrible, but ultimately forgettable and that means you should skip it.
July 6, 2009
The whole movie is more of the same and I'm afraid the franchis is running out of steam.
July 6, 2009
This third entry in the animated kiddie series appears to be more, um, fair and balanced.
July 6, 2009
if you want some jokes that aren't prehistoric, you're better off letting this Ice Age defrost.
July 4, 2009
Frigidly sluggish yet familiarly diverting
July 4, 2009
...you'll likely be underwhelmed by this kinetic film, which feels like the product of screenwriting software that has yet to become self-aware and develop a sense of shame.
July 3, 2009
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs needs injections of cartoon merriment and orneriness to cure the blandness afflicting the plot and characters.
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