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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

This 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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Taglines:

Take an adventure into the secret world inside your phone! (DVD/Blu-ray release) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$217,776,646
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mona Marshall and Alicyn Packard who were listed under additional voices have also been known for voicing cat characters in Japanese anime such as Doraemon (2005) as the titular character and Yo Kai Watch (2015) as Jibanyan coincidentally both those shows featured Johnny Yong Bosch who voiced the protagonists of those shows. See more »

Goofs

Gene's failed first scan looks as if the scanner moved horizontally, while it actually moved from top to bottom. See more »

Quotes

[HI-5, Gene, and Jailbreak are in the Just Dance app]
Akiko Glitter: Wait a minute... I've never seen that dance... What's it called
Gene: The Emoji Pop
Akiko Glitter: I love it
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Crazy Credits

End credits are depicted as text bubbles, with an appropriate emoji for each position, i.e. a camera for the director and monkeys for the writers. See more »

Alternate Versions

For its UK release, Sony had to remove some mild language in order to receive an U rating instead of a PG - this included a visual use of "WTF" (considered 'disguised strong language' and worthy of a 12A) and a verbal use of "turd". See more »

Connections

Spoofs Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix Radio Edit)
Written by OMI (as Omar Pasley), Mark Bradford, Clifton Dillon, Lowell 'Sly' Dunbar (as Sly Dunbar) and Ryan Dillon
Performed by OMI
Courtesy of Ultra Records, LLC
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Beautiful.
9 June 2018 | by theisland2See all my reviews

This is pure art. I don't need words for context. You can just tell by the beautiful and meaningful title, depicting the innocent and dream-like lives of the Emojis! 10/10


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