Ice Age: Continental Drift

2012 American animated film

Ice Age: Continental Drift (also called Ice Age 4: Continental Drift or simply known as Ice Age 4) is 2012 American 3D computer animated adventure comedy movie. It was directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier. It was written by Jason Fuchs and Michael Berg. It stars the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Jennifer Lopez, Keke Palmer, Peter Dinklage, Wanda Sykes, Drake and Nicki Minaj.

Ice Age: Continental Drift
Directed bySteve Martino
Michael Thurmeier
Screenplay byMichael Berg
Jason Fuchs
Story byMichael Berg
Lori Forte
Produced byLori Forte
John C. Donkin
CinematographyRenato Falcão
Edited byJames Palumbo
David Ian Salter
Music byJohn Powell
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release dates
  • June 27, 2012 (2012-06-27) (Europe)
  • July 13, 2012 (2012-07-13) (North America)
  • November 28, 2012 (2012-11-28) (Egypt)
  • November 22, 2013 (2013-11-22) (Togo)
Running time
88 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$95 million[2][1]
Box office$877.2 million[1]

It is the fourth Ice Age series. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios. It was distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is also the first sequel of Ice Age not to be directed by Carlos Saldanha. It was the second Ice Age movie that is in Digital 3D. It was released in the United States on July 13, 2012. This was the first Ice Age movie to be shot in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio.

The movie was welcomed well from audience: they praised its story, the cast's performance, the villain, its new characters, the humor, the emotional weight and the animation, but was criticized for the siren scenes and for having Scrat as the cause of the events of the movie. The movie became a box office hit. It is currently the 6th highest-grossing animated movie in history. It is the 3rd highest-grossing movie of 2012 with a worldwide gross of over USD$800 million. Ice Age: Continental Drift was released on DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D on December 4, 2012.[3]

Production change

News of another Ice Age sequel were announced on January 10, 2010. The New York Times reported that Blue Sky was working on a fourth movie. They were also developing plans on who would be voice acting in the movie.[4] Fox later confirmed this on May 5, 2010. They released the title as Ice Age: Continental Drift. They said that it will be released on July 13, 2012.[5]

Cast change

Non-speaking characters include:

Jeremy Renner was supposed to be the voice actor of Captain Gutt. He later dropped out because of scheduling conflicts with The Bourne Legacy. Jennette McCurdy was originally set to voice Peaches, but dropped out because of her schedule on iCarly.

Premieres change

Country Release Date
  United States
July 13, 2012
March 6, 2015 (re-release)
  Togo November 11, 2013

Staff change

Soundtrack change

Ice Age: Continental Drift
Film score by
ReleasedJuly 10, 2012
LabelVarèse Sarabande
John Powell film scores chronology
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
Ice Age: Continental Drift
Rio 2

Ice Age: Continental Drift is the soundtrack of the movie scored by John Powell and was released on July 10, 2012.[18]

No. Title Length
1. "Morning Peaches"   2:22
2. "Schism"   2:28
3. "Storm"   3:50
4. "No Exit Gutt"   5:37
5. "Escape from Captivity"   3:02
6. "New Loves"   4:50
7. "Hydraxes / Prison Talk"   2:57
8. "Diversion"   3:57
9. "Pirating the Pirates"   4:37
10. "Teen Cave"   4:42
11. "Sirens"   2:35
12. "Land Bridge Trap"   8:22
13. "Herd Reunion"   3:08
14. "Scrat's Fantasia"   5:30
Total length:

Video games change

Ice Age Village is a mobile video game. It was developed by Gameloft, and was released on April 5, 2012 to iPhone, iPad, and various Android devices.[19][20]

Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games, a video game based on the movie, was published by Activision Publishing. It was developed by Behaviour Interactive and was released on July 10, 2012,[21] on the Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, and Kinect for the Xbox 360.[22]

Sequel change

A sequel, titled Ice Age: Collision Course, was released on July 22, 2016.

References change

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