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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.

Directors:

Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet (co-director)

Writer:

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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Trivia

This is Taron Egerton's first time working on an animated feature. Singing is something he loves and at which is highly skilled. See more »

Goofs

When Meena is holding the fire extinguisher after putting out the fire, the pull pin is shown in the fire extinguisher. Scene changes and comes back to show the pin gone from the trigger. 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 »

Alternate Versions

Texts in Latin Spanish and cinema credits' main voices for Latin Spanish version are shown only in the Latin American cinemas. In the DVD&BD no. Same For Netflix. Why? Universal keeps the originals for home video releases. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Joy at the Movies (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

The Way I Feel Inside
Written by Rod Argent
Produced by Harvey Mason Jr.
Performed by Taron Egerton
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User Reviews

 
Great movie.
27 February 2019 | by rdoubleocSee all my reviews

I've seen quite a few animated movies, but this one was very theatrical and memorable. Great choice of cast for voices, great story, and great animation. Not just a kids movie -- a lot of adults will like this as well.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Japan

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

Gross USA:

$270,395,425

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$634,154,922
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Special Edition)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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