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Sing (2016)

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In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists find that their lives will never be the same.

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Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet (co-director)

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Garth Jennings
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Buster Moon (voice)
Reese Witherspoon ... Rosita (voice)
Seth MacFarlane ... Mike (voice) (as Seth Macfarlane)
Scarlett Johansson ... Ash (voice)
John C. Reilly ... Eddie (voice)
Taron Egerton ... Johnny (voice)
Tori Kelly ... Meena (voice)
Jennifer Saunders ... Nana (voice)
Jennifer Hudson ... Young Nana (voice)
Garth Jennings ... Miss Crawly / Additional Voices (voice)
Peter Serafinowicz ... Big Daddy (voice)
Nick Kroll ... Gunter (voice)
Beck Bennett ... Lance (voice)
Jay Pharoah ... Meena's Grandfather (voice)
Nick Offerman ... Norman (voice)
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Storyline

In a world of anthropomorphic animals, koala Buster Moon owns a theater, having been interested in show business since his father took him to his first music show as a child. Following financial problems brought up by the bank representative Judith, he tells his wealthy friend Eddie that he will host a singing competition with a prize of $1,000. But Buster's assistant, Miss Crawly, accidentally appends two extra zeroes, and the promotional fliers showing $100,000 are blown out of Buster's office into the city streets.

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Auditions begin christmas See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English | Japanese | Ukrainian

Release Date:

21 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sing See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,258,145, 25 December 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$270,395,425

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$634,151,679
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Special Edition)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John C. Reilly's third animated film, after 9 (2009) and Wreck-It Ralph (2012). See more »

Goofs

During the audition, Moon writes with his left hand, but after it's done he writes with his left hand. That could indicate he's ambidextrous, and therefore writes with both hands. See more »

Quotes

[Johnny is practicing on the piano; he bangs the keys, fursterated]
Johnny: [groaning] Oh!
Miss Crawly: [casually] I know, that was very bad.
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Crazy Credits

In the Illumination Entertainment logo, 4 Minions - Kevin, Mel, Stuart, and Bob - are singing the word "Illumination". The last one, Bob, sings the 'tion' part so long and loud, the 'MIN' and 'ION' parts short out. After realizing what he has done, he says "Oops" See more »

Connections

References Dumbo (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Set It All Free
Written by Dave Bassett
Performed by Scarlett Johansson
Produced by Harvey Mason Jr.
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Great Story, Tons of Songs, Awesome 3D Animated Movie
7 December 2016 | by MichaelNontonMuluSee all my reviews

Well this movie was a bit different than I anticipated. When I watched the trailer, all I can think of was a movie only adapting the singing competition in the television like American Idol or The Voice with various characters competing to win. But it turned out to be something completely different. I personally was satisfied with the story and characters development. I think we can probably relate to or symphatize on the characters.

The songs in this movie were a lot. If you think that the movie Trolls has got a lot of songs, then this is even more! You can definitely like some of the songs sung by these characters and probably knew most of them as well. Meanwhile the performances of these characters in the finale were real awesome. You would feel all sort of emotions watching them. Despite the movie categorized as suitable for general audience (including children), I believe the story of the movie was a bit heavy. Children could be entertained in some parts of the movie, or even the singing part. But I feel the movie is more suitable for teens and above to be able to capture the essence/moral message of the movie which was to always pursuit your dreams. There was also a very spirit lifting phrase that Buster said in the movie, which you can see for yourself.

This movie was produced by Illumination Entertainment, the production company that brought to you Despicable Me and those cute Minions. Unlike the previous animated movie The Secret Life of Pets where there was a short very funny movie of Minions before the start of the movie, this one did not have it. There was no scenes after the end credit either. So if you wish to go to the rest room after holding it during the movie, you can go right ahead. Unless of course if you want to see the end credits and wanted to see what songs were there in the movie.

The animations as usual were amazing. I am quite sure there are glimpses of good effects if you watch in 3D. The songs were good, so if you want to enjoy a better music effect, then you definitely can enjoy them better when watching at cinemas with good special sound effects. Oh 1 thing that I was not happy was the trailer of this movie that had been playing in theaters earlier. I think it revealed too much information and important scenes. But anyway, if you are looking for fun entertaining animated musical movie with lots & lots of songs, then this movie is definitely for you.

For my complete review, pls see michaelnontonmulu.blogspot.co.id


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