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.
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.
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 »
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 »
[Johnny is practicing on the piano; he bangs the keys, fursterated]
I know, that was very bad.
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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 »
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 »
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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