Parents' Guide to

Ice Age: The Meltdown

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Funny, but contains some crude humor and mild profanity.

Movie PG 2006 90 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 19 parent reviews

age 2+

Far too much profanity

This title has:

Too much swearing
1 person found this helpful.
age 12+

To much SEX and profanity for a U movie

Well at one point they say things about the "ass" and one time A male character said that a female characters butt was big and that was attractive. This movie is definitely testing the boundaries. Ill say 12+ for too much SEX

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (19):
Kids say (43):

Like the original film, this Ice Age sequel features appealing characters in recognizable, particularly familial situations. When Ice Age: The Meltdown runs low on plot, it cuts away to Scrat, the acorn-doting muskrat who keeps cracking ice walls and starting leaks in order to get at his prize, big eyes bulging and Wile E. Coyote-style limbs stretching. This bit was charming once and in a small dose, but might seem tedious after twice and three and four times.

For all mixing of fun and menace, the film is really about sincere, sometimes affecting, and decidedly alternative family connections.

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