The film is set during the days of the Ice Age where animals begin migrating south to escape the winters. Once Manny, a no-nonsense wooly mammoth meets Sid, a loudmouthed ground sloth and the two find a human baby, they set out to return the her to her family. Joining them is a saber-tooth tiger named Diego, who is commanded by his pack leader to bring the baby to him to enact revenge against the humans.
Ice Age was a critical success and spawned four sequels;
- Ice Age: The Meltdown
- Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
- Ice Age: Continental Drift
- Ice Age: Collision Course