After the events of “Ice Age: The Meltdown”, life begins to change for Manny and his friends: Scrat is still on the hunt to hold onto his beloved acorn, while finding a possible romance in a female sabre-toothed squirrel named Scratte. Manny and Ellie, having since become an item, are expecting a baby, which leaves Manny anxious to ensure that everything is perfect for when his baby arrives. Diego is fed up with being treated like a house-cat and ponders the notion that he is becoming too laid-back. Sid begins to wish for a family of his own, and so steals some dinosaur eggs which leads to Sid ending up in a strange underground world where his herd must rescue him, while dodging dinosaurs and facing danger left and right, and meeting up with a one-eyed weasel known as Buck who hunts dinosaurs intently.
‘Transformers 2’ and ‘Ice Age 3’ still neck-and-neck at box office
It’s a real horse race, box office fans! After trailing Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs on Wednesday, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen nosed past the CG animated film on Thursday, grossing an estimated $11.5 million for the day to reclaim the top spot against Ice Age 3‘s $11.1 million, according to figures from Box Office Mojo. But the kiddie film still leads the Michael Bay juggernaut in the overall gross for the ongoing five-day July 4 weekend, with Manny the Woolly Mammoth banking $24.9 million to Optimus Prime’s $22.5 million. The Johnny Depp gangster drama Public Enemies, meanwhile, took in another $6.7 million for third place, bringing its two-day total to $14.8 million.