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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.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Buster Moon (voice)
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Rosita (voice)
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Mike (voice) (as Seth Macfarlane)
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Ash (voice)
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Eddie (voice)
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Johnny (voice)
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Meena (voice)
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Nana (voice)
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Young Nana (voice)
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Big Daddy (voice)
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Gunter (voice)
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Lance (voice)
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Meena's Grandfather (voice)
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Norman (voice)
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Storyline

In a town with no humans, just animals, a koala named Buster Moon realizes he will soon lose his theater if he cannot turn his luck around. He comes up with a plan to host a singing competition, where the winner will receive $1,000. Will this be enough to return his theater to glory? Written by Nick Nevi

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Auditions begin 2016 See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 December 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sing: ¡Ven y canta!  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$270,329,045

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$632,443,719
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A sneak peek of the teaser trailer was released on February 11, 2016, featuring animals singing certain popular songs: 1.) A pig singing (and dancing to) "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga. 2.) A buffalo singing "Butterfly" by Crazy Town. 3.) A sheep singing "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal. 4.) A trio of rabbits singing "Anaconda" by Nicki Minaj. 5.) A snail singing "Ride Like the Wind" by Christopher Cross. 6.) The pig that tripped was starting to sing "Venus" by Shocking Blue, which was later on covered by English girl group Bananarama in 1986. See more »

Goofs

The last time that Buster Moon rides his moon down to the stage he starts at the top facing the audience. The camera view changes to the audience laughing, then moves to behind the moon to show Buster facing the wrong way, and looking up as if in surprise. He then turns to face the audience and continue his introduction. However, it is possible he just changed positions off screen to joke with the audience. See more »

Quotes

Ash: Hey, Moon, you gave me the wrong list! Cheesy pop's not exactly my style.
Buster Moon: Style. I'm glad you brought that up. Now, let's see. There... Isn't this a great colour for you?
Ash: I can't tell. It's melting my eyes...
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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 »

Connections

Spin-off Eddie's Life Coach (2017) See more »

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Took my 12 year old to see it and we were both BLOWN AWAY! A++
4 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

So no joke, I bought the soundtrack while the credits were rolling for the car... for me the Mom! I was so utterly impressed, never got bored and thought it was a kiddie movie, never not wanting to hear the next song. Who ever chose the songs they perform is genius. I still cannot get over the vocals of all of the actors, they were incredible. Jennifer Hudson's rendition of Golden Slumbers is soul lifting. We just saw t after the Christmas rush in 3D, and that was the best way to really appreciate it. If your tween wants to see it, this is one you as a parent will love.❤ I can't get over "Eddie the Eagle" as "Mike", his vocals are beyond incredible.


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