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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Ray Romano
John Leguizamo
Seann William Scott
Denis Leary
Chris Wedge
Queen Latifah
Directors
Carlos Saldanha
Screenwriters
Jon Vitti
Running Time
91 minutes

Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
Sid, Manny & Diego are back, facing the end of an epoch


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Ice Age 2: The Meltdown

Plot
When it becomes apparent the Ice Age is coming to an end, prehistoric pals Sid (Leguizamo), Manny (Romano) and Diego (Leary) leave their home and head for a safer place – but the journey is fraught with danger from predatory animals, new creatures and the new environment caused by the ice melting. Meanwhile, Scrat is still in search of acorns…


Verdict
Story-wise, this can't hold a candle to its predecessor, but it's a decent enough sequel – one which will doubtless keep younger viewers enthralled.


Reviewed by Caroline Westbrook

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