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In this animated sequel, Manny (voiced of Ray Romano), Sid (John Leguizamo), and Diego (Denis Leary) are tickled pink when sunny weather begins to Meltdown the Ice Age-- until the resulting flood waters come and the prehistoric animals realize they're in over their heads.
Why Is Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Rated PG?
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown is rated PG for some mild language and innuendo.
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Cartoon violence is a recurring element in this film. While attempting to get his hands on an acorn, a prehistoric squirrel gets his tongue stuck on a glacier, falls from a cliff, and is stuck underwater. Amongst other mishaps, piranhas and an angry vulture also attack him. Manny and his companions face perilous situations when the dam threatens to break and flood the valley. On their journey to higher ground they are attacked by sea creatures, surrounded by hungry vultures, hit with rocks and tree trunks, and threatened by exploding geysers. When Manny meets Ellie, their conversation includes some mild sexual innuendo. The script also contains some brief language concerns and scenes of bathroom humor.
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Fast Tony, the smooth-talking salesman in Ice Age: The Meltdown, isn’t the only character to predict impending danger. In Chicken Little, a young hatchling sets off the town’s alarm bell when he fears the sky is falling. In addition to voicing Diego, the saber-tooth tiger, Denis Leary lends his vocal talents to Francis in A Bug’s Life.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Ice Age: Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
Release Date: 7 October 2014
The Ice Age franchise releases in a Complete Collection. Blu-ray copies of the following are included:
- Ice Age
- Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
Home Video Notes: Ice Age: The Meltdown
Release Date: 4 March 2008
If your kids are having a Meltdown waiting for a chance to see Ice Age 2 again, then they are sure to give this DVD release a warm reception. But viewing the film is just the tip of the iceberg because there are a ton of other extra features as well. These include a commentary by director Carlos Saldanha, producer Lori Forte and the production team, a behind-the-scenes look at the animation process, an introduction to new characters and the marketing of the movie. There are also some bonus shorts (No Time for Nuts, Crash & Eddie Stunts, and Lost Historical Films on the Ice Age Period), a featurette (Silly Sid & John Leguizamoa), outtakes (Crash and Eddie Blooper), trailers and some cross-promotional trailers. Gamers will find some entertainment and web links for them too, and the party crowd can dance to the sloth sing-along. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English) and Dolby Digital Surround (French and Spanish), with subtitles in English and Spanish.
Ice Age: The Meltdown is back! This time the DVD release includes a disc of bonus extras over and above the features listed on the back of the box. These new materials include: Meet The Modeler (learn how to create a model of Sid’s head), Scrat: From Head To Toe (a drawing tutorial), two featurettes (Breaking Story and News Report), Hot Is Cold / Cold Is Hot (a scavenger hunt and environmental trivia game), Migration Adventure and Whack-A-Possum. The Ice Age: The Meltdown is presented in either 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen or 4x3 1.33: Fullscreen. Both versions offer audio tracks in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English) and Dolby Surround (Spanish and French), with subtitle in English and Spanish.