Ice Age: The Meltdown

Ice Age: The Meltdown, 2006 American animated film directed by Carlos Saldanha.

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2006 American animated film directed by Carlos Saldanha "Ice Age 2: The Meltdown" redirects here. For the video game, see Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (video game).

Ice Age: The Meltdown is a 2006 American computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the sequel to Ice Age (2002) and the second film in the franchise. The film was directed by Carlos Saldanha, co-director of the first film, and written by Peter Gaulke, Gerry Swallow, and Jim Hecht. Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, and Chris Wedge reprise their roles from the first Ice Age film, with newcomers Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott and Josh Peck joining the cast. In the film, Manny, Sid, and Diego attempt to escape an impending flood, during which Manny finds love.

The film premiered in Belgium on March 1, 2006, and in the United States on March 31. It was eventually released in 70 countries, with the last release being in China on June 9. The Meltdown received mixed critical reaction but was a box office success by earning over $660 million. Three more sequels were released — Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs in 2009, Ice Age: Continental Drift in 2012 and Ice Age: Collision Course in 2016.

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Plot

Manny, Sid, and Diego are currently living in a large valley surrounded by an enormously high ice wall on all sides. However, the trio discovers that the ice wall is actually a dam that is barely holding a massive body of water that could flood the valley to nearly a mile underwater. A vulture tells them that there is a boat at the other end of the valley that may save them all, but they only have three days to reach it or die. Manny is also currently worrying that he may be the last mammoth left.

During the evacuation, a ...read more

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