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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 who 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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Auditions begin 2016 See more »


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

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21 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Welcome to the Auditions  »

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$238,240,880 (USA) (16 January 2017)
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Trivia

The movie is dedicated in the credits to Igor. Igor Khait was an Animation Producer in the movie who died (at 52 from pancreatic cancer) during production. See more »

Goofs

Contrary to popular belief, porcupines cannot shoot their quills from their bodies. Quills are released by contact, or may fall out when a porcupine shakes its body. But, when Ash shakes during her performances and her quills fly out at a considerable distance, this is just for comedic effect. See more »

Quotes

Big Daddy: [seeing Johnny playing piano on TV] That's my son!
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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 »


Soundtracks

Nessun dorma! (Turandot, Act 3)
Written by Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni
Performed by Luciano Pavarotti, Orchestra del Teatro dell'opera di Roma and Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Conducted by Zubin Mehta
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Limited
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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SING will Blow You Away!
12 December 2016 | by (Charlotte, NC) – See all my reviews

We just finished seeing "SING", and it is undeniably effervescent and will make you leave your cares in the cinema and burst with youthful glee as you witness the effect of the performances on the little children (and some adults), and the happiness emoted from their actions. IF that doesn't make you want to see this movie...you probably shouldn't, for it will possess you with a spirit of joy that you'll have to later explain why your body was moving the way it just did. This is a great Family Movie that everyone will enjoy, for young and old, 8 to 80, blind, crippled or crazy...this is a must see Holiday Treat!


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