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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Buster Moon (voice)
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Rosita (voice)
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Mike (voice)
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Ash (voice)
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Eddie (voice)
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Johnny (voice)
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Meena (voice)
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Nana (voice)
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Young Nana (voice)
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Miss Crawly / Additional Voices (voice)
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Big Daddy (voice)
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Gunter (voice)
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Lance (voice)
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Meena's Grandfather (voice)
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Norman (voice)
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Storyline

Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Buster Moon, a dapper koala, presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal-some, might even say delusional-optimist, who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now faced with the crumbling of his life's ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 December 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sing: ¡Ven y canta!  »

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,258,145 (USA) (23 December 2016)

Gross:

$269,687,885 (USA) (24 March 2017)
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Trivia

At 110 minutes long this is Illumination Entertainment's longest film. See more »

Goofs

Ash's boyfriend Lance plays left-handed with a left-handed guitar at the start. There's a scene a short while later where Lance is sitting on a sofa playing his guitar right-handed and the guitar has switched to a right-handed model. Further on in the film, Lance and his guitar are left-handed once more. See more »

Quotes

Gunter: This stage is about to explode with major piggy power!
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Crazy Credits

In the Illumination Entertainment logo, 4 Minions 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 »

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Referenced in Film '72: Episode #46.2 (2017) See more »

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Written by Don Black and Walter Scharf
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SING!...some more
22 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was equally exciting for both adults and children and honestly, I couldn't tell you which of whom had more in the audience. By the trailer alone, I could tell that this was going to be captivating due to the fact that it was not animals singing but familiar voices as well! They also sang current songs and some older songs during the audition portion but I believe that was truly them catering to their audience and they hit the nail on the head with that one. Each actor/actress delivered for their character immensely and I was shocked to see that a few of them knew how to sing! The beginning was...interesting. It caught my attention (the voice and not so much the sheep) but I was glued once the main character began to speak about his present life. The most exciting part of the movie was the lessons in it which was people will do what they want to do when they want to do it and never be afraid of doing what you are good at! I hope a sequel comes out soon!


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