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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

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The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

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Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney (co-director)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis C.K. ... Max (voice)
Eric Stonestreet ... Duke (voice)
Kevin Hart ... Snowball (voice)
Jenny Slate ... Gidget (voice)
Ellie Kemper ... Katie (voice)
Albert Brooks ... Tiberius (voice)
Lake Bell ... Chloe (voice)
Dana Carvey ... Pops (voice)
Hannibal Buress ... Buddy (voice)
Bobby Moynihan ... Mel (voice)
Chris Renaud ... Norman (voice)
Steve Coogan ... Ozone / Reginald (voice)
Michael Beattie ... Tattoo (voice)
Sandra Echeverría ... Maria (voice) (as Sandra Echeverria)
Jaime Camil ... Fernando (voice)
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Storyline

In a Manhattan apartment building, Max's life as a favorite pet is turned upside-down, when his owner brings home sloppy mongrel Duke. They must put their quarrels aside when they learn that adorable white bunny Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to wreak revenge. Written by Supermikey71

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Plot Keywords:

rodent | animal | frog | fight | betrayal | See All (55) »

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Ever wonder what your pets do when you're not home? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Japan | USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Pets Movie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$104,352,905, 10 July 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$368,384,330

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$875,457,937
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The first film to open over $100 million in the United States that is not a sequel nor based on previously published material. See more »

Goofs

When Max and Duke are on the river, and Max is treading water, Duke throws him a life saver. He then bites the rope just before it runs out. In the next shot, however, there is plenty of rope left. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max: [narrating] I've lived in this city all my life. I'm Max. And I'm the luckiest dog in New York because of her. That's Katie. Katie and I, well, we have the perfect relationship. We met a few years ago and, boy, let me tell ya', we got along right away. You know, it was one of those relationships where... where you just know.
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Crazy Credits

In the Illumination Entertainment logo, Bob the Minion is happily walking while humming a tune, until the 'MIN' and 'ION' parts of the logo light up. When the entire logo lights up, Bob happily says its name and squeals with joy. See more »

Connections

Featured in Hollywood Express: Episode #14.33 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

No Sleep Till Brooklyn
Written by Mike D (as Michael Diamond), Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch, and Rick Rubin
Performed by Beastie Boys
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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the secret life of pets
4 August 2016 | by windlepaulSee all my reviews

I went to see this with my sister and my cousins and we enjoyed it. It was funny silly and my favorite illumination movie it's worth a watch and it is definitely better than minions it is fun for the whole family. I could not stop laughing at this movie it so many great characters. the cast is pure amazing my favorite character was Kevin Hart's character snowball he was the most funniest character in the movie I don't know why this movie has a 6.8 it should have at least a 7.8. It brought me laughs from beginning to end. This movie will hopefully inspire illumination to make make new franchises next or you know despicable me 3 it's defiantly going to be that.


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