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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 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

When Garmadon (Justin Theroux) shows the book he wrote, the cover features a volcano similar to the book Dianetics by L. Ron Hubbard. 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

Zane: Man, my Mom is on my case all the time. She's all...
[dialup internet noises]
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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

Spin-off The Lego Ninjago Movie Videogame (2017) See more »

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It's Garmadon
Written, Produced and Performed by The de Luca Brothers and Alex Britten
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Disappointing But Not a Bad Movie
11 February 2020 | by batistaj-99913See all my reviews

I myself am a huge ninjago fan, I've been a ninjago fan almost since the series started, so you can imagine this movie is a dream come true, except I can't help but be sorely disappointed with this film. It doesn't live up to the ninjago brand I've known for 9 years at this point (2020). ( the film released towards the end of 2017). The Ninja characters except for Lloyd barely do anything in the movie, their characters aren't fleshed out and I really didn't feel for them as characters. The movie spent way too much time on the father son arc instead of spending time on other things based off the show that are more interesting. The Ninja also feel more like power rangers in this movie, they have vehicles that are way too big (however nicely modeled), and they attend high school. The arc of having a kid being hated in high school and secretly he's a hero has been done so many times, and even that is not touched upon a whole lot, only in the beginning of the movie. I understand this movie is trying to differentiate itself from the show, but these things just don't work for me. I will say, as an animated film, it's not bad. The voice acting is very good, there are a ton of funny jokes, the animation is top notch, and it has a couple of scenes I really liked. If you're looking for a nice family movie to watch at night, you probably won't hate the experience watching this movie, you might even like it. But unfortunately for me it doesn't work a whole not in a "Ninjago" aspect, however it's far from the worst animated movie out there. 6/10


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Language:

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Release Date:

22 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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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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