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The Emoji Movie (2017)

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Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

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Gene (voice)
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Hi-5 (voice)
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Jailbreak (voice)
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Smiler (voice)
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Mel Meh (voice)
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Mary Meh (voice)
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Poop (voice) (as Sir Patrick Stewart)
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Akiko Glitter (voice)
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Flamenca (voice)
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Spam (voice)
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'Devil' Steven (voice)
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Alex (voice)
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Addie (voice)
Jude Kouyate ...
Poop Jr. 'PJ' (voice)
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Internet Troll (voice) (as Jeff Ross)
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The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone's user. In this world, each emoji has only one facial expression - except for Gene, an exuberant emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become "normal" like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 and the notorious code breaker emoji Jailbreak. Together, they embark on an epic "app-venture" through the apps on the phone, each its own wild and fun world, to find the Code that will fix Gene. But when a greater danger threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it's deleted forever. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Rated PG for rude humor | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,531,923, 30 July 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$86,089,513, 30 November 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$200,405,914, 8 October 2017
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Trivia

Sony promoted the latter release of the trailer by hosting a press conference in Cannes the day before the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, which featured T.J. Miller parasailing in. Variety called the event "slightly awkward" and The Hollywood Reporter described it as "promotional ridiculousness." See more »

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In the Candy Crush sequence, the Candy Crush comments are heard, but unlike the game, no titles appear. See more »

Quotes

Poop Jr. 'PJ': Yeah! I get to work on the phone and I'm only ten.
Poop: That's because I believe in you.
Poop Jr. 'PJ': Should we wash our hands?
[both laugh]
PoopPoop Jr. 'PJ': We're number two!
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Someone takes a picture of the Columbia Pictures logo on their cellphone and attaches an emoji to the Lady's head. See more »

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Referenced in PWN: Summer of '17: PWN #15 (2017) See more »

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Marry Me Someday
Written by Roberto Benozzo, Simone Chivilo, Massimo Valli and Dan Zagor
Performed by Plastic People
Courtesy of Plastic People Music
Under license from Format Music Solutions
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Ignore the haters. Emoji Movie is DA BOMB!
30 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

If the makers of Tuscan Milk and the creators of the Three Wolf Moon shirt decided to make a film. Emoji Movie would be the result. Bright, crisp fluid animation meets the modern-day version of Shakespeare (though nowhere nears as boring). The characters almost leap off the screen as they are so believable. Then, with such an all-star cast (including Stiffler's mom. STIFFLER'S MOM)

The DVD and Blu-Ray sales are going to be OFF THE CHARTS! I would suggest pre-ordering whatever deluxe steelbook 4k edition now as to not disappointment little Bobby or Suzie on Christmas morning. In the meantime, I would suggest multiple rewatches. Heck, find a homeless person and take them with you to see this film. It is so awesome and life-changing that when they are through witnessing this triumph of entertainment, the will no longer be a hobo.

I really wish I had more stars to give.


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