Metacritic Movie Ratings
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Reviews

3.0

50

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    It involves some of the best use of 3-D I've seen in an animated feature. It also introduces a masterstroke that essentially allows the series to take place anywhere: There is this land beneath the surface of the earth, you see...

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The movie settles into a mode of nice, sweet, safe, and -- sorry, I have to say it -- slightly dull family fun.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Once fresh, the story is now buried under a hoary coating.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    Pretty much any sign of creative life gets left out in the cold in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, the monotonous, strictly by-the-numbers third edition of the wildly lucrative digitally animated franchise.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    There’s also a sense of ineptness in a script that constantly reaches, with only modest success, for amusing things that the mammoths and their friends can do.

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