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The Lego Movie (2014)

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An ordinary LEGO construction worker, thought to be the prophesied as "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis.

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Phil Lord (screenplay), Christopher Miller (screenplay) | 9 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 73 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Arnett ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Elizabeth Banks ... Wyldstyle / Lucy (voice)
Craig Berry Craig Berry ... Blake / Additional Voices (voice)
Alison Brie ... Unikitty (voice)
David Burrows ... Octan Robot / Additional Voices (voice)
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO (voice)
Charlie Day ... Benny (voice)
Amanda Farinos Amanda Farinos ... Mom (voice)
Keith Ferguson Keith Ferguson ... Han Solo (voice)
Will Ferrell ... Lord Business / President Business / The Man Upstairs (voice)
Will Forte ... Abraham Lincoln (voice) (as Orville Forte)
Dave Franco ... Wally (voice)
Morgan Freeman ... Vitruvius (voice)
Todd Hansen Todd Hansen ... Gandalf / Additional Voices (voice)
Jonah Hill ... Green Lantern (voice)
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Storyline

The LEGO Movie is a 3D animated film which follows lead character, Emmet a completely ordinary LEGO mini-figure who is identified as the most "extraordinary person" and the key to saving the Lego universe. Emmet and his friends go on an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business. Written by DeAlan Wilson www.ComedyE.com

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Assembling in 2014 See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site | Official Twitter

Country:

Australia | USA | Denmark

Language:

English | Turkish

Release Date:

7 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lego: The Piece of Resistance See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,050,279, 9 February 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$257,760,692

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$468,760,692
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color (ACES)| Color (Eastmancolor) (Spherical version)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The first animated film since Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) to win the Saturn Award for Best Animated Film without being nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. See more »

Goofs

The coloration on President Business's hair is different on the actual figure than it is in the CGI version (note the sideburns). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Vitruvius: He's coming. Cover your butt.
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Crazy Credits

At the end credits, we hear the whole version of Batman's song and even one final version of "Everything is Awesome". See more »

Alternate Versions

This movie is also released in 3D. One noticeable difference is the text of the "5 Hours Later" time card zooms slightly forward. See more »

Connections

References Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Everything Is Awesome (The Awesome!! Version)
Written by Shawn Patterson
Additional lyrics by Bartholomew (as Joshua Bartholomew) and Lisa Harriton
Rap lyrics by Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone
Produced by Bartholomew
Additional production by Akiva Schaffer
Mixed by Jason Goldstein
Performed by Jo Li (as Jo-Li) featuring The Lonely Island
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Childhood Awesomeness
7 February 2014 | by jonathan-e-dennySee all my reviews

I was the only adult who didn't bring kids to the theater and all I can say is that I was leading the clapping when the credits rolled.

"The Lego Movie" was an awesome, super creative, and extremely satisfying film for all ages- that is, if you have ever played with Legos. Even people that have never bought a Lego set will this enjoy this awesomely humorous and in the end, heartfelt movie.

(Notice I am using the word awesome a lot, because one cannot stop singing the "Everything is awesome" song played in the movie. Too catchy!)

The creators did a wonderful job putting all the classic things about Legos and making a new movie packed with humor.

The voice actors were outstanding. You can tell they really enjoyed doing the movie and put in a lot of effort. Liam Neeson was fantastic as the Good Cop/Bad Cop. But the most credit to the success of this movie goes to Will Farrell who played the villain, President Business. He gives such a great effort in this movie which allows you to laugh, smile, and want more Lego awesomeness.

I give the Lego movie a big two thumbs up and is by far the best picture I've seen in a few months. Highly recommend this movie to all Lego lovers who have a passion to build and create something awesome, just like the movie makers created this amazingly, AWESOME, film.


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