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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.

Director:

Tony Leondis

Writers:

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is Sony Animation's sixth fully animated film to be accompanied by a short film. The others are: Surf's Up (2007), Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009), Arthur Christmas (2011), Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013), and Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[first lines]
Gene: [narrating] The world we live in. It's so wondrous, mysterious, even magical. No. No, no, not that world. I meant this one: the smartphone. Each system and program and app is its own little planet of perfect technology. All providing services so necessary, so crucial, so unbelievably profound.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene before the closing rolling credits: Smiler is stuck in the loser lounge, wearing braces and losing a game of cards. 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 »

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Spoofs The Seven Year Itch (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Lose Control
Written by Jason French Muniz, Daniel Mestanza, Adrian Alvarado, Cheapshot (as Colton Fisher) and Jason Rabinowitz
Performed by Damato
Courtesy of Bridge Compositions
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Pleasantly surprised
30 July 2019 | by jennifermaliceSee all my reviews

I always thought this movie would be stupid but I put it on for my daughter and we're both big fans. I have it on at least once a day, she really seems to love it. If you like puns and don't have a stick up this is the movie for you.


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Official Sites:

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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

Gross USA:

$86,089,513

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$217,776,646
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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