Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) – Movie Review

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs which is also known as Ice Age 3 is the third installment of the Ice Age animated films. Ice Age 3 is available in 3D and continues from Ice Age: The Meltdown.

SPOILER WARNING: Plot and/or ending details follow.

Manny and gang in "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"
Manny and gang in "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"

Manny (Ray Romano) and his new wife Ellie (Queen Latifah) are expecting a baby and parenthood has made Manny anxious. Diego (Denis Leary) meanwhile feels that it’s time to move on as his laid-back life has taken a toll on his stamina. Sid (John Leguizamo) starts to wish for a family of his own and trouble ensues when he steals some dinosaur eggs from an underground cave and begins treating them like his own.

When the mother T-Rex finds her eggs are missing, she goes on a rampage and when she sees Sid and her baby dinosaurs, she carries them back to an underground world where dinosaurs roam free. Manny and his gang embark on a dangerous mission to rescue Sid while dodging dinosaurs and danger that lies ahead. Along the way, they meet a weasel known as Buck (Simon Pegg) who hunts dinosaurs as pastimes. Buck leads Manny and the herd to rescue Sid and surely, an unforgettable adventure ensues.

Like the earlier installments, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs also features Scrat, the saber-toothed squirrel who is obsessed with acorn. This time around, a flying squirrel known as Scratte joins Scrat in his madness for acorn but although they are in love after a period of chasing after acorn, eventually Scrat leaves Scratte for acorn.

While the adventures are shifting away as the herd ages, there are still plenty of action as the herd goes into a dinosaurs world and brave the danger in order to save Sid. Scrat also gets more screen time as he’s well-known for being nuts over nuts. Overall, it is a good family adventure film.

My ratings: 7 out of 10.

Decorate Eggs with Sid from Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Happy Easter! Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs has something for you this easter. You can decorate eggs with Sid from Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. Have fun!

Can’t see the Flash below? Click here instead.

Okay, so, it’s Bubble Trouble with Scrat instead. The site seems not able to load the Egg Decorator, still, it’s fun!

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) Trailer

Everyone’s favorite, Scrat is back! Watch the trailer of Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs a.k.a. Ice Age 3! The movie will be released in July 1, 2009.