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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)
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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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Miss Crawly / Additional Voices (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

Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Buster Moon, a dapper koala, presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal-some, might even say delusional-optimist, who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now faced with the crumbling of his life's ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition.

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Auditions begin 2016 See more »


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Rated PG for some rude humor and mild peril | See all certifications »

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21 December 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sing: ¡Ven y canta!  »

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,258,145 (USA) (23 December 2016)

Gross:

$265,408,620 (USA) (10 February 2017)
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Garth Jennings's first animated feature. See more »

Goofs

Ash's boyfriend Lance plays left-handed with a left-handed guitar at the start. There's a scene a short while later where Lance is sitting on a sofa playing his guitar right-handed and the guitar has switched to a right-handed model. Further on in the film, Lance and his guitar are left-handed once more. See more »

Quotes

Buster Moon: [Hears Meena singing 'Hallelujah' on her headphones] You think you can sing like that? In front of an audience?
Meena: I don't know. But I'd like to try.
Buster Moon: Good. Because I want to see it.
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Crazy Credits

In the Illumination Entertainment logo, 4 Minions 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 »

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References Sunset Boulevard (1950) See more »

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A whole new kind of Hybrid flick
22 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Forget the book version reviews, they like their own voice.

I was very surprised at this movie. The depth of the character development for animated people/animal things. The number of characters was complex but complimentary. The thorough plot and plot twists. And then the music, singing. Super heavyweight Jen Hudson, pros like Reese Witherspoon, Tori, Jennifer Saunders, John Reilly. The singing built up throughout. And shocker to me Scarlett Johansonn was awesome. Its got fart jokes, jiggly pig bellies, sad family tales and a really super ending.

Pay your dues, have no expectations, sit and enjoy. Sing my arse, they Jennifer Hudson'ed this flick. Awesome !!


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