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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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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 christmas 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

When Buster goes to steal energy from a store that sided with the theatre, the ledges of both places are aligned. When the shot opens, the ledge of the store is much lower than the Moon Theatre's. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Johnny: [talking to his father through an inmate phone service] Dad, I just don't want to end up being in your gang. I want to be a singer.
Big Daddy: How do I end up with a son like you?
Johnny: [as he father storms off] I'll get you out! Dad, wait! I'll get the money, I promise!
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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

Featured in The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Bamboleo
Written by Simon Diaz, Tonino Baliardo, Jahloul Bouchikhi (as Jalhoul Bouchikhi), and Nicolas Reyes
Performed by Gipsy Kings
Courtesy of Offstage Productions, Inc.
Under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment U.K., Ltd.
Courtesy of Nonesuch Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film and TV Licensing
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Excellent movie. Clean entertainment for kids.
19 December 2016 | by See 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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