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Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs  (2009 - English)

Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs cumulative rating: 3.9 out of 53.9/5 (9 users)

Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs critics rating: 3.15 out of 5 3.15/5 (6 critics)

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Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs, the third adventure in the popular animated franchise about our spirited prehistoric heroes, is an enormously entertaining film that literally comes to life in 3D. In exactly the same vein as the previous films, this one too is centred around the importance of friends and family. So while Mannie and Ellie await the birth of their mini-mammothmore

It takes a weasel with a Jack Sparrow complex to lift Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs above what it really is — just another episode of a multi-million dollar animation franchise that promotes loyalty and family values above all else. The familiar cast returns to the ice age — Manny (Ray Romano), Ellie (Queen Latifah), Diego (Denis Leary) and Sid (John Leguizamo) — with another adventuremore

The franchise carries on showcasing its brilliant art work, its warm and vibrant characters and its straight-from-the-heart story of team spirit and survival, of not only the fittest, but the weakest too. Yes, Ice Age 3 is a fitting sequel to the animal saga that turned out to be a moving human parable when it was first released in 2002.more

Ice Age 3 is an adventure. The sub-zero heroes Scrat (Chris Wedge), mammoths Manny (Ray Romano) and Ellie (Queen Latifah), Sid (John Leguizamo) the sloth, Diego (Denis Leary) the saber-toothed tiger and an assortment of dinosaurs are the main players here. Scrat continues to play hero in the parallel story that underlines his everlasting search for the ever-elusive acorn.more

They would like us to believe that this is a seasonal occurrence motivated by high demand. We know that it is more likely the lure of easy money that prompted Manny (Ray Romano), Sid (John Leguizamo), Diego (Denis Leary) and Ellie (Queen Latifah) to regroup for another adventure through prehistoric times. Naturally the new adventure has to bigger and better, right?more

Manny (Romano) the mammoth, Sid (Leguizamo) the sloth, sabre-toothed tiger Diego (Leary) have been the inseparable trio of the Ice Age series. However, this time around things change when Manny and Ellie (Latifah) decide to become parents. Diego is the first to leave the tribe, planting the seeds of separation in Sid's mind before leaving. But destiny has other plans for Sidmore