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The Emoji Movie (2017)

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Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

Director:

Tony Leondis

Writers:

Tony Leondis (screenplay by), Eric Siegel (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
T.J. Miller ... Gene (voice)
James Corden ... Hi-5 (voice)
Anna Faris ... Jailbreak (voice)
Maya Rudolph ... Smiler (voice)
Steven Wright ... Mel Meh (voice)
Jennifer Coolidge ... Mary Meh (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... Poop (voice) (as Sir Patrick Stewart)
Christina Aguilera ... Akiko Glitter (voice)
Sofía Vergara ... Flamenca (voice)
Rachael Ray ... Spam (voice)
Sean Hayes ... 'Devil' Steven (voice)
Jake T. Austin ... Alex (voice)
Tati Gabrielle ... Addie (voice)
Jude Kouyate Jude Kouyate ... Poop Jr. 'PJ' (voice)
Jeffrey Ross ... Internet Troll (voice) (as Jeff Ross)
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Storyline

This movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone's user. In this world, each emoji has only one facial expression, except for Gene, an exuberant emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become "normal" like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 and the notorious code breaker emoji Jailbreak. Together, they embark on an epic "app-venture" through the apps on the phone, each its own wild and fun world, to find the Code that will fix Gene. But when a greater danger threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it's deleted forever. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is Sony Animation's sixth fully animated film to be accompanied by a short film. The others are: Surf's Up (2007), Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009), Arthur Christmas (2011), Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013), and Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015). See more »

Goofs

High Five tells Gene that he needs to find the hacker emoji Jailbreak if he wants to figure out how to save himself from being deleted by Smiler. When they finally meet her however, High Five seems surprised to see that Jailbreak is a female, indicating that they never met before. How does he know who she is in the first place? See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gene: [narrating] The world we live in. It's so wondrous, mysterious, even magical. No. No, no, not that world. I meant this one: the smartphone. Each system and program and app is its own little planet of perfect technology. All providing services so necessary, so crucial, so unbelievably profound.
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Crazy Credits

Someone takes a picture of the Columbia Pictures logo on their cellphone and attaches an emoji to the Torch Lady's head. See more »

Alternate Versions

For its UK release, Sony had to remove some mild language in order to receive an U rating instead of a PG - this included a visual use of "WTF" (considered 'disguised strong language' and worthy of a 12A) and a verbal use of "turd". See more »


Soundtracks

Whistle (While You Work It)
Written by Kinetics (as Jeremy Dussolliet), One Love (as Timothy Sommers), Katy Tiz (as Kate Tizzard), Jorge Ben Jor (as Jorge Menezes), Teal Douville, J.R. Rotem (as Jonathan Rotem), Andrew Da Silva, José Pinheiro and Emily Warren (as Emily Warren Schwartz)
Performed by Katy Tiz
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Contains a sample of "Falador Passa Mal"
Performed by Os Originais Do Samba
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Brasil Ltda.
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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22 October 2020 | by coolyeetmasterSee all my reviews

Perfect story telling where you use no original ideas or settings or characters or lines or jokes. So you don't have to use the two Brain cells you have!


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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

28 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Emoji See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,531,923, 30 July 2017

Gross USA:

$86,089,513

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$217,776,646
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Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital | DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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