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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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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The story of a nobody who saved everybody 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 line that Virtuvius states at the beginning of the movie, "Hold on to your butts", is a famous line uttered by Samuel L. Jackson, playing the role of Ray Arnold in Jurassic Park (1993). See more »

Goofs

You see the magician mini figure being captured by bad cop, but then later on in the movie at least twice you see him once in Cloud Cuckoo land and then again in Metal beard's flashback. See more »

Quotes

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

According to the DVD commentary, Will Forte was billed as "Orville Forte" due to a typo. Forte's actual first name (his full name is Orville Willis Forte IV) rather than his professional name was listed on a form used when compiling the end credits. When informed of the mistake, Forte asked the producers to leave the "incorrect" billing as it was. Thus, the voice of "Abraham Lincoln" remained credited to "Orville Forte." See more »

Alternate Versions

On non-US DVD and Blu-ray versions, both the anamorphic (2.35:1) and spherical (1.37:1) versions are on the disc (Anamorphic enhanced for widescreen 16x9 TV's, Spherical enhanced for standard 4x3 TVs). Side A of the DVD is 2.35:1, whilst Side B is 1.37:1. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Untitled Self Portrait
Written by Mark Mothersbaugh, Will Arnett, Phil Lord, and Christopher Miller
Performed by Will Arnett
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A reminder of how fun Lego can be.
6 February 2014 | by cameraslieSee all my reviews

The stand out feature of the Lego Movie for me would be the way the Lego Universe was created. The movie paid great attention to detail making everything appear as it would made from Lego, including the water and clouds, and the surfaces people walked on all had the circles sticking upwards a Lego piece would have. Combined with all the yellow faces, and Lego part during building, I was convinced action took place in the Lego Universe.

A combination of adult and child friendly humour should entertain all, the movie has done well to ensure audiences of all ages are catered to.

The voice cast were excellent, especially Liam Neeson's split personality police officer, making the 2 personalities sound distinctive, and giving his Bad Cop the usual Liam Neeson tough guy.

The plot is about resisting an over-controlling ruler, highlighted by the name of the hero's "resistance piece". It is well thought through, well written, and revealing at the right times. Full of surprises, The Lego Movie won't let You see what's coming. Best animated film since Wreck it Ralph! Please let there be sequels.


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