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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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Tony Leondis

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Tony Leondis (screenplay by), Eric Siegel (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
T.J. Miller ... Gene (voice)
James Corden ... Hi-5 (voice)
Anna Faris ... Jailbreak (voice)
Maya Rudolph ... Smiler (voice)
Steven Wright ... Mel Meh (voice)
Jennifer Coolidge ... Mary Meh (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... Poop (voice) (as Sir Patrick Stewart)
Christina Aguilera ... Akiko Glitter (voice)
Sofía Vergara ... Flamenca (voice)
Rachael Ray ... Spam (voice)
Sean Hayes ... 'Devil' Steven (voice)
Jake T. Austin ... Alex (voice)
Tati Gabrielle ... Addie (voice)
Jude Kouyate Jude Kouyate ... Poop Jr. 'PJ' (voice)
Jeffrey Ross ... Internet Troll (voice) (as Jeff Ross)
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Storyline

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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Gimmie (Hi-5's poster) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

28 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Emoji See more »

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Box Office

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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Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital | DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

A week before the film was released, Sony tweeted a controversial promotional picture parodying the Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale (2017). It was immediately met with criticism for being tasteless, considering the content and themes of the Hulu series. Following the backlash, the tweet was deleted. See more »

Goofs

When Smiler shows the Text Place, Angry Face Emoji on the right of Poop. When Alex chooses Gene, he is to the right of Poop. See more »

Quotes

Gene: My feelings are huge. Maybe I'm meant to have more than just one emotion! I have so much more.
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Crazy Credits

Someone takes a picture of the Columbia Pictures logo on their cellphone and attaches an emoji to the Torch Lady's head. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Song of the South (2017) See more »

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Waltzing Matilda
Written by Christina Macpherson and A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson (as Banjo Paterson)
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A Masterpiece of the Cinematic Art Form
29 July 2017 | by Henry HillmanSee all my reviews

"The Emoji Movie" has one of the most abstract, interesting, and unique plot lines ever seen in Cinema. This excellency is not just in the plot line of the movie. With the fleeting quality in recent movies, the Emoji Movie is a breath of fresh air. The characters are realistic and interesting. For example, the character, Gene, is one of the best portrayals of a person with a problem of fitting in. Personally, this movie ranks up with "Casablanca".


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