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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

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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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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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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

Wilhelm Scream when a water bison steps on a snail. 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 »

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References The Porky Pig Show (1964) See more »

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Star Crawl
Written by Bradley Hargett, JB Townsend, Jean-Baptiste Gueracague, Andrew Adler, Keegan Cooke and Kyle Forester
Performed by Crystal Stilts
Courtesy of Sacred Bones Records
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Sing is the most enjoyable of the musical computer-animated movies we've seen this year!
21 December 2016 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

This is the third computer-animated movie in a row that features actual singing by the characters after Trolls and Moana. The title basically means just about every character is singing something because it's about a singing contest being produced because the producer wants something that brings the people to his theatre, not like those previous shows that didn't do much for his career. Seems like all genres of music from various decades is represented here. My movie theatre-working friend was especially enamored with the gorilla singing a song associated with his favorite singer, Elton John. This movie does show the struggles of putting on a show and possible disasters that happen when risks are taken. I really don't want to reveal any more so I'll just say that me and my friend highly recommend Sing.


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