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The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017)

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Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas.

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Bob Logan (screenplay by), Paul Fisher (screenplay by) | 11 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Master Wu / Mr. Liu (voice)
Dave Franco ... Lloyd (voice)
Fred Armisen ... Cole (voice)
Kumail Nanjiani ... Jay (voice)
Michael Peña ... Kai (voice)
Abbi Jacobson ... Nya (voice)
Zach Woods ... Zane (voice)
David Burrows ... Fuchsia Ninja (voice)
Alex Kauffman Alex Kauffman ... Ninja Computer (voice)
Justin Theroux ... Garmadon (voice)
Ali Wong ... General Olivia (voice)
Garret Elkins Garret Elkins ... Retirement General (voice)
Todd Hansen Todd Hansen ... General Omar (voice)
Doug Nicholas Doug Nicholas ... General Jolly (voice)
Charlyne Yi ... Terri IT Nerd (voice)
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Storyline

Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night, they're gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they're ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy: high school. Written by Movie insider

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From the team that assembled The Lego Movie and The Lego Batman Movie See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Following the tradition of other Jackie Chan movies, bloopers are included at the end. See more »

Goofs

As Lloyd and Garmadon are being carted toward the volcano, one of their captors claims that the 15 million Kelvin temperature lava will melt them before they even feel the heat. While technically true, volcanic lava is not anywhere near that hot. Volcanic lava can be anywhere from 970 to 1500 Kelvin (700 to 1200 Celsius.) By comparison, 15 million Kelvin is roughly 15 million Celsius and is the approximate temperature of the nuclear core of the sun. If the volcano was really 15 million kelvin, everything around it would be vaporized. See more »

Quotes

Sensei Wu: You will be mired in the canyon of general unhappiness and if you still alive, you'll be crushed by the temple of fragile foundations!
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Crazy Credits

Warner Bros. Pictures/Warner Animation Group and RatPac Entertainment logo, in the japan. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the UK version, local television presenters Kate Garraway and Ben Shephard replaced the voices of Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan, respectively. See more »

Connections

References Superman (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

It's The Hard-Knock Life
Written by Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin
Performed by Quvenzhané Wallis, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Nicolette Pierini, Eden Duncan-Smith and Amanda Troya
Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
Under license from Sony Pictures Music Group
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Funny enough family flick.
27 September 2017 | by Troy_CampbellSee all my reviews

Thanks to Phil Lord and Chris Miller, directors of 2014's extremely popular The Lego Movie, the Lego Cinematic Universe is in full swing. Earlier this year there was Lego Batman, now they're moving into kung fu territory (for the uninitiated: Ninjago = ninja lego). Resetting / expanding the story told through eight seasons of TV show Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu, six heroic teenage ninjas must defend their city against fire-crying, shark-shooting and egocentric-manchild Garmadon (Justin Theroux). Twist: lead ninja, Lloyd (Dave Franco), is actually Garmadon's son, and he carries plenty of emotional baggage on his missions to defeat his absentee father. Luckily Master Wu (Jackie Chan), Lloyd's uncle, pops in to help in amusingly random and cryptic ways. Although boasting some playful martial arts sequences and larger-scale action set pieces, both highlighting the cleverness of these lego flicks, this film is a comedy first and foremost. Going with the quantity over quality approach, everything but the lego sink is thrown at the screen in the pursuit of laughs. Puntastic one-liners, metaphorical gags, cheeky film references, and broad visual jokes are all present. For every hit there's a miss, which is a decent ratio considering the rapid-fire method of comedy and the relatively quick runtime. Meeting expectations without exceeding them, The Lego Ninjago Movie doesn't light the world on fire, however it does offer a solid big-screen option for the school holidays.


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USA | Denmark | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,433,071, 24 September 2017

Gross USA:

$59,281,555

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$123,081,555
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2.35 : 1
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