Ice Age franchise holds a special place in the hearts of animated movie lovers. Led by Ray Romano, John Leguizamo and others, it comprises of five instalments. It is amongst the highly successful franchises of the world.
Although the concept was unique in itself, the characters of Woolly Mammoth, sabre-tooth tiger and others made the whole journey amusing and unforgettable. On the commercial front, the Ice Age franchise made a global collection of $3.22 billion at the box office.
Take a look at how the Ice Age franchise sustained at the worldwide box office:
Ice Age (2002)
The franchise was kick-started in 2002. It was directed by Chris Wedge and received decent response from critics. It amassed a sum of $383 million globally, as per Box Office Mojo. It has a rating of 7.5 out of 10 on IMDb.
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Directed by Carlos Saldanha, the second instalment opened to the mixed reviews. It has a rating of 6.8 out of 10 on IMDb. It made a global sum of $667 million.
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Directed by Carlos Saldanha, Dawn of the Dinosaurs too garnered mixed reviews but was praised for the animation. It was a big success with a global collection of $887 million. It has a rating of 6.9 out of 10 on IMDb.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
The fourth instalment was directed by Steve Martino and Michael Thurmeier. It received mostly average reviews. Rated with 6.6 out of 10 on IMDb, the film made $877 million globally.
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
It’s the lowest-rated instalment of the franchise with a rating of 5.7 out of 10 on IMDb. Directed by Michael Thurmeier, the film received negative to average reviews but still turned out to be a decent success. Compared to its predecessor’s $877 million, Collision Course drastically went down to $408 million.