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An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

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The LEGO Movie is a 3D animated film which follows lead character, Emmet a completely ordinary LEGO mini-figure who is identified as the most "extraordinary person" and the key to saving the Lego universe. Emmet and his friends go on an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business. Written by DeAlan Wilson www.ComedyE.com

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

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Release Date:

7 February 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lego: The Piece of Resistance  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$69,050,279 (USA) (7 February 2014)

Gross:

$257,756,197 (USA) (29 August 2014)
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In the chase in The Old West, the pig-drawn carriage gets blown into the sky. In a following shot from above, you can see objects crashing to the ground. At the top of the screen, one of the pigs hits the ground and explodes into sausages. See more »

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The house Emmitt busts out of while driving the motorcycle Wyldstyle built is much smaller than the one he drove into. See more »

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[first lines]
Vitruvius: He's coming, cover your butts.
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Crazy Credits

Except for the Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures logos and even the debut of the Warner Animation Group logo (all presented in LEGO), there are no opening credits, not even the film's title, which doesn't appear until the end of the main-on-end credits. See more »

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How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm
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Performed by Judy Garland
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Childhood Awesomeness
7 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was the only adult who didn't bring kids to the theater and all I can say is that I was leading the clapping when the credits rolled.

"The Lego Movie" was an awesome, super creative, and extremely satisfying film for all ages- that is, if you have ever played with Legos. Even people that have never bought a Lego set will this enjoy this awesomely humorous and in the end, heartfelt movie.

(Notice I am using the word awesome a lot, because one cannot stop singing the "Everything is awesome" song played in the movie. Too catchy!)

The creators did a wonderful job putting all the classic things about Legos and making a new movie packed with humor.

The voice actors were outstanding. You can tell they really enjoyed doing the movie and put in a lot of effort. Liam Neeson was fantastic as the Good Cop/Bad Cop. But the most credit to the success of this movie goes to Will Farrell who played the villain, President Business. He gives such a great effort in this movie which allows you to laugh, smile, and want more Lego awesomeness.

I give the Lego movie a big two thumbs up and is by far the best picture I've seen in a few months. Highly recommend this movie to all Lego lovers who have a passion to build and create something awesome, just like the movie makers created this amazingly, AWESOME, film.


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