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Sing (2016)

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In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists find that their lives will never be the same.

Directors:

Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet (co-director)

Writer:

Garth Jennings
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Buster Moon (voice)
Reese Witherspoon ... Rosita (voice)
Seth MacFarlane ... Mike (voice) (as Seth Macfarlane)
Scarlett Johansson ... Ash (voice)
John C. Reilly ... Eddie (voice)
Taron Egerton ... Johnny (voice)
Tori Kelly ... Meena (voice)
Jennifer Saunders ... Nana (voice)
Jennifer Hudson ... Young Nana (voice)
Garth Jennings ... Miss Crawly / Additional Voices (voice)
Peter Serafinowicz ... Big Daddy (voice)
Nick Kroll ... Gunter (voice)
Beck Bennett ... Lance (voice)
Jay Pharoah ... Meena's Grandfather (voice)
Nick Offerman ... Norman (voice)
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Storyline

In a world of anthropomorphic animals, koala Buster Moon owns a theater, having been interested in show business since his father took him to his first music show as a child. Following financial problems brought up by the bank representative Judith, he tells his wealthy friend Eddie that he will host a singing competition with a prize of $1,000. But Buster's assistant, Miss Crawly, accidentally appends two extra zeroes, and the promotional fliers showing $100,000 are blown out of Buster's office into the city streets.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Auditions begin 2016 See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English | Japanese | Ukrainian

Release Date:

21 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sing See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,258,145, 25 December 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$270,395,425

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$634,151,679
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Special Edition)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This movie features over 85 hit songs from the 1940s to 2016. See more »

Goofs

When Big Daddy, Stan and Barry complete their heist, they emerge out of a manhole. When they hear police sirens and the camera changes the angle, the manhole they just emerged from has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Gunter: This stage is about to explode with major piggy power!
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Crazy Credits

In the Illumination Entertainment logo, 4 Minions - Kevin, Mel, Stuart, and Bob - are singing the word "Illumination". The last one, Bob, sings the 'tion' part so long and loud, the 'MIN' and 'ION' parts short out. After realizing what he has done, he says "Oops" See more »


Soundtracks

Call Me Maybe
Written by Carly Rae Jepsen, Tavish Crowe, and Josh Ramsay
Performed by Carly Rae Jepsen
Courtesy of School Boy/Interscope Records and 604 Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Excellent movie. Clean entertainment for kids.
19 December 2016 | by vasanisalimSee all my reviews

We saw Sing at a free preview organized by the makers and AMC. I really enjoyed watching the movie with my kids. I appreciate the fact that the makers did not resort to toilet humor to generate laughs. The entertainment was clean. There were no unnecessary sexual references.

I like kids movies that inspire and Sing managed to do that. It encouraged kids to get over their fears and try against all odds.

All the characters were lovable and unique in their personalities. Movie also had some very good music. Length of the movie was just fine for kids. My kids sat through the whole movie and did not get bored or restless till the end. Everybody in the theater seemed to have a good time. Nice feel good movie to watch with the kids. Go for it.


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