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Ice Age is an American media franchise centering on a group of mammals surviving the Paleolithic ice age. It is produced by Blue Sky Studios, a division of 20th Century Fox, and featuring the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, and Chris Wedge. Five films have been released in the series thus far with Ice Age in 2002, Ice Age: The Meltdown in 2006, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs in 2009, Ice Age: Continental Drift in 2012, and Ice Age: Collision Course in 2016.

Film series

Ice Age (2002)

Sid, a talkative sloth, is left behind by his family and the herds of mammals journeying to the south. He meets Manny, a mammoth who travels to the north, and decides to follow him. When a humans' camp is attacked by tigers, a woman takes her baby and jumps into a river and falls over a waterfall. Before she disappears, the baby is rescued by Manny and Sid. The two animals decide to search for the father and return the baby to him. Diego, one of the tigers that attacked the humans, comes also claiming the baby, and the trio form an uneasy alliance during their journey to the humans.

Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)

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 wall 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 having trouble fearing the fact that he may be the last mammoth left. Along the way, they meet Ellie, a mammoth who thinks she is a possum, and her possum brothers Crash and Eddie. As they begin to travel together, Manny learns, with help from Diego and Sid, that he must move on from his past. During their journey, Scrat the sabre-toothed squirrel has his own adventure.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

Manny and Ellie are expecting their first child, meanwhile Scrat falls in love with fellow squirrel Scratte. Meanwhile, Diego is anxious about settling down for a domestic life with Manny's new family. Sid begins to wish for a family of his own, and steals some dinosaur eggs which leads to Sid ending up in a strange underground world where his herd must rescue him. The herd also meets an insane one-eyed weasel known as Buck who aids them on their quest.

Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

Taking place several years after the events of the third film, with Peaches now a teenager, Scrat's pursuit of acorns has world-changing consequences, separating Manny, Sid and Diego from the rest of their group. As they try to return home, they come into conflict with a pirate gang led by Captain Gutt.

Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)

Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth aboard a UFO, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, Manny, Sid, Diego, and the rest of the herd leave their home and reunite with Buck, who leads them on a journey to find a way to save the planet.

Ice Age 6 (TBA)

Many fans want a sixth film to reedem the franchise after the disappointing fifth film but there hasn't been any official confirmation yet.

After the aquisition of Fox by Disney, it will be distribuited by Disney.

Spin-off

Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild (2022)

On Dicember 2020 it was announced that a spin-off film focusing on Buck titled Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild is in production and will have a premiere on Disney+ on early 2022 in occasion of the 20th anniversary of the original Ice Age film. The film will focus on Buck, Crash and Eddie going in an adventure in the Dinosaur World.

Television series

Ice Age: Scrat's Tails (TBA)

On 26 April 2021, some animators at 20th Century Animation revealed that a spin-off series focusing on Scrat is in production. The series will be a series of shorts on Scrat teaching his young son how to chase acorns. It's currently unknown when it will premiere but it will most likely air on Disney+. Chris Wedge will reprise his role of Scrat.

Short films

Television specials

Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas

In the middle of decorating for the holiday season, Sid accidentally destroys Manny's favourite decorations. Sid, convinced by Manny that he is now on Santa's naughty list, takes off with Crash, Eddie and Peaches for the North Pole to get back on the Santa's good side. When on the North Pole, Sid and his crew accidentally destroy Santa's Workshop. When Manny, Ellie and Diego, worried over Peaches's safety, arrive at the North Pole, they must come together and save Christmas.

Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade

The special centers on a harried prehistoric bird mom who entrusts her precious, soon-to-hatch egg to Sid. When she recommends him to her neighbors—a condor mother, Cholly Bear and Gladys Glypto—business booms at his new egg-sitting service.

However, dastardly pirate bunny Squint, who is seeking revenge on the herd, steals, camouflages and hides all the eggs. Once again, with Squint's twin brother, Clint, assisting, Manny, Diego and the rest of the gang come to the rescue and take off on a daring mission that turns into the world's first Easter egg hunt.

Cast

Feature films

Characters Ice Age (2002) The Meltdown (2006) Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) Continental Drift (2012) Collision Course (2016)
Principal characters
Manny Ray Romano
Sid John Leguizamo
Diego Denis Leary
Scrat Chris Wedge
Ellie Queen Latifah
Crash Seann William Scott
Eddie Josh Peck
Buck Simon Pegg
Peaches Template:N/A Keke Palmer
Granny Wanda Sykes
Shira Jennifer Lopez
Julian Adam DeVine
Brooke Jessie J
Supporting characters
Roshan Tara Strong
Soto Goran Višnjić
Zeke Jack Black
Carl Cedric the Entertainer
Frank Stephen Root
Fast Tony Jay Leno
The Lone Gunslinger Will Arnett
Cretaceous Template:N/A
Maelstrom Template:N/A
Scratte Karen Disher
Rudy colspan="2" Template:N/A
Momma T-Rex Template:N/A
Egbert, Shelly and Yoko Carlos Saldanha
Louis Josh Gad Template:N/A
Captain Gutt Peter Dinklage
Squint Aziz Ansari
Flynn Nick Frost
Raz Rebel Wilson
Gupta Kunal Nayyar
Silas Alain Chabat
Ariscratle Patrick Stewart
Milton Alan Tudyk
Eunice Joy Behar
Marshall Ben Gleib
Uncle Fungus Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo
Ethan Drake
Steffie Nicki Minaj
Katie Heather Morris
Meghan Alexandra Romano
Roger Max Greenfield
Gavin Nick Offerman
Gertie Stephanie Beatriz
Shangri Llama Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Teddy Michael Strahan
Francine Melissa Rauch

Short films

Characters Gone Nutty (2002) No Time for Nuts
(2006)
Surviving Sid
(2008)
Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe (2015) Scrat: Spaced Out (2016)
Scrat Chris Wedge
Sid Template:N/A John Leguizamo
Claire Emily Osment
Cindy Maria Lark
Manny Template:N/A Ray Romano
Diego Template:N/A Denis Leary
Scratazons Karen Disher

Television specials

Characters A Mammoth Christmas
(2011)
The Great Egg-Scapade (2016)
Manny Ray Romano
Sid John Leguizamo
Diego Denis Leary
Scrat Chris Wedge
Ellie Queen Latifah
Crash Seann William Scott
Eddie Josh Peck
Peaches Ciara Bravo Keke Palmer
Santa Claus Billy Gardell
Prancer T.J. Miller
Ethel Taraji P. Henson
Squint Seth Green
Clint Blake Anderson


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Media
Films: Ice AgeIce Age: The MeltdownIce Age: Dawn of the DinosaursIce Age: Continental DriftIce Age: Collision Course
Characters
ScratMannySidDiegoAriscratleBrookeBubbles and MistyBuckCaptain GuttCindyClaireCrash and EddieCretaceous and MalestromDobsonEgbert, Shelly and YokoEllieEthanEthelEuniceFlynn the Elephant SealFrancineFuzzyGavinGertieGrannyGuptaHyraxJennifer and RachelJulianKatieLennyLouieMarshallMeghanMiltonMini-slothsMommaNarwhalsNeil deBuck WeaselOscarPeachesPrancerPreciousRazRogerRoshanRudySanta ClausScrattyShangri LlamaShiraSilasSotoSquintSteffieSylviaTeddyThe Lone GunslingerUncle FungusZeke
Locations


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Theatrical films
Ice Age (2002) • Robots (2005) • Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006) • Horton Hears a Who! (2008) • Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) • Rio (2011) • Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) • Epic (2013) • Rio 2 (2014) • The Peanuts Movie (2015) • Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) • Ferdinand (2017) • Spies in Disguise (2019)
Upcoming films
Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild (2022), Nico and Pedro (TBA)
Cancelled films
Nimona (2022)
Short films
Bunny (1998) • Gone Nutty (2002)
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