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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 & 62 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:

USA | Denmark | Australia

Language:

English | Turkish

Release Date:

7 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lego: The Piece of Resistance See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,050,279, 9 February 2014

Gross USA:

$257,760,692

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$468,060,692
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS | Dolby Surround 7.1 | Dolby | 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color (ACES)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The piece of music Vitruvius (Morgan Freeman) is playing on the piano as Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks) and Emmet (Chris Pratt) enter the saloon, is a ragtime version of "Everything Is Awesome", the movie's theme song. See more »

Goofs

When Emmett and Wylstyle land in the Old West, Emmett asks what a Master Builder is, and the words "The Old West" are directly above them. During Emmett's asking or what a Master Builder is, the camera shot changes and the "The Old West" is way in the background. See more »

Quotes

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

The Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures logos are made up of Lego bricks. 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

Spoofs Spider-Man (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Everything Is Awesome (Unplugged)
Written by Shawn Patterson
Performed by Shawn Patterson and Sammy Allen
Courtesy of Hamhock Studios
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The LEGO Movie: A surprising accomplishment
20 January 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

I went into The Lego Movie expecting drivel, I thought it'd be alike the DC ones but without the DC element to appease me. Thankfully I was wrong, way wrong.

This HUGELY acclaimed multi award winning Oscar nominated feature length animated lego movie is an entertaining roller coaster ride for all ages.

With a vast cast of overpaid Hollywood stars led by Chris Pratt we see original Lego characters team with the likes of Batman, Gandalf, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman and more to foil an evil plot.

The first thing that struck me is how good it all looks, considerably better than every other Lego movie I've seen from the flow of the animation to the stunning lighting effects.

Okay it is pretty dumb, but it's dumb fun and thats okay by me.

Silly but with enough to keep parents entertained this is a roaring accomplishment. I'm not sure I'd consider it Oscar-worthy, but then again most Oscar winners I don't consider deserving.

The Lego Movie is a lot of fun and has reaffirmed my faith in them.

The Good:

Looks incredible

Lot of fun

The Bad:

Still pretty silly in places

More than a slight sprinkle of Hollywood excess and stupidity

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

The double decker couch actually sounds quite neat

Wiping your bum with a hook for a hand is really hard

It's not expected for a person to marry a marshmallow


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