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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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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jennifer Saunders's second Illumination film after Minions (2015). See more »

Goofs

When Rosita's automated recording plays on the tape recorder, there's a die sitting on the table. Number "1" is on top, and number "6" is facing the camera. All six sided dice are manufactured with the 1 on the opposite side of the 6, so this representation is inaccurate. See more »

Quotes

Buster Moon: All creatures great and small, welcome to the Moon Theater!
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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 »

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References The War of the Worlds (1953) See more »

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Bad Romance
Written by RedOne (as Nadir Khayat) and Lady Gaga (as Stefani Germanotta)
Performed by Nick Kroll
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Sing is the most enjoyable of the musical computer-animated movies we've seen this year!
21 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

This is the third computer-animated movie in a row that features actual singing by the characters after Trolls and Moana. The title basically means just about every character is singing something because it's about a singing contest being produced because the producer wants something that brings the people to his theatre, not like those previous shows that didn't do much for his career. Seems like all genres of music from various decades is represented here. My movie theatre-working friend was especially enamored with the gorilla singing a song associated with his favorite singer, Elton John. This movie does show the struggles of putting on a show and possible disasters that happen when risks are taken. I really don't want to reveal any more so I'll just say that me and my friend highly recommend Sing.


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