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The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Baymax (voice)
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Hiro (voice)
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Tadashi (voice)
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Fred (voice)
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Go Go (voice)
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Wasabi (voice)
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Honey Lemon (voice)
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Alistair Krei (voice)
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Cass (voice)
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General (voice)
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Abigail (voice)
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Newscaster (voice)
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Desk Sergeant (voice)
Paul Briggs ...
Yama (voice)
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Storyline

When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called "Big Hero 6." Written by Walt Disney Animation Studios

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Rated PG for action and peril, some rude humor, and thematic elements. | See all certifications »

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7 November 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$56,215,889 (USA) (7 November 2014)

Gross:

$222,487,711 (USA) (8 May 2015)
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Trivia

This is the second robot-themed animation that features a brief sequence of Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" that has nothing to do with its original use - Rocky III (1982). The first movie to do so was Robots (2005). See more »

Goofs

When Honey meets Hiro, she has earbuds in her ears. She starts talking to Hiro, pulls them out of her ears, and they dangle out of her shirt. The dangling earbuds then disappear in the close-up shot of her and Hiro. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ringleader: The winner, by total annihilation - Yamaaaa!
Yama: Who's next? Who has the guts to step into the ring, with Little Yama...
Hiro: Can I try? I have a robot. I built it myself.
Yama: [laughs raucously]
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of all of the credits, there is a scene between Fred and his superhero dad (a Stan Lee cameo). The Stan Lee credit runs after this special scene. See more »

Connections

References Rocky III (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Eye of the Tiger
Written by Jim Peterik (as James Michael Peterik) and Frankie Sullivan (as Frank Sullivan)
Performed by Survivor
Courtesy of Volcano Entertainment III, LLC
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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With the Action of Marvel, Emotions of Disney, and Comedy of Both, Big Hero 6 is a fantastic film for anyone.
27 October 2014 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

Back in 2009, Disney purchased Marvel Comics for four billion dollars. Shocking and surprising the world, many fans of both sides were curious whether Disney would make an animation film based on a group of characters from the comics. Three years later, Director Don Hall approached John Lasseter on making a film with Marvel Characters and found the Big Hero 6, a comic book series that even the most well known of comics didn't know who they were. In fact they were so obscure that Marvel themselves even forgot that they had the characters.

Marvel gave Disney the liberty to change the characters so that they could be seen as a Disney Animation Film. And the result is simply refreshing.

Big Hero 6 is a beautiful film, showcasing how much animation has become. The east and west coast mash up of San Fransokyo combines to make such a spectacular scenery, that the city may as well be a character to the film.

The cast is also fun to watch. One annoyance films try to do is by shoving the diversity of characters in your face. Big Hero 6 doesn't do that, instead the focus is on the characters themselves and not the diversity, making it enjoyable to watch. One of the biggest highlights is the girls of the cast. I took my 3 nieces with my friends and I, and they loved how they were smart, enjoyable and didn't need to fall for a man. The cast is truly relatable, whether you are precise like Wasabi, positive like Honey Lemon or just a guy who loves media like Fred.

Of course the star of the film is the robot of Baymax. Any scene that he is in steals the show, whether it is his introduction or his care for Hiro and Company.

The Villain by far is one of the best villains in recent Disney history, he doesn't sing, dance or monologue, he simply gets the job done.

The film showcases the action greatly by giving large scopes and music that fits exceptionally well. Emotionally, the film captures the audience by showcasing the bond of brotherhood between Hiro and his older brother Tadashi, as well as his friend Baymax who is like a Surrogate brother to our main hero.

A strong lesson in this film, is that family can be more than blood related, you have friends, who become part of that. That really showed how much I cared for the loved ones around me, especially my older brother who is in the military, creating robots and fixing medical equipment.

If there was one complaint I would give, I would've like to see a little bit more about the rest of the team. Other than that, Big Hero 6 is a heartwarming tale that captures something for the entire family.

Big Hero 6 is another showing that Disney can continue to make great films after the juggernaut that was Frozen. This film showcases that the Disney Revival (Films such as The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, Wreck-it-Ralph and Frozen) is not over yet, and I cannot wait to see what the next film has to offer.


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