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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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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »
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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) (as Seth Macfarlane)
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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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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

In a town with no humans, just animals, a koala named Buster Moon realizes he will soon lose his theater if he cannot turn his luck around. He comes up with a plan to host a singing competition, where the winner will receive $1,000. Will this be enough to return his theater to glory? Written by Nick Nevi

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Auditions begin 2016 See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 December 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sing: ¡Ven y canta!  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,258,145, 25 December 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$270,329,045

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$632,443,719
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Illumination's 7th feature film. See more »

Goofs

In the character montage at the beginning of the movie, Mike the Mouse is given a penny by a baboon. Mike reaches out and grabs the lapels on the yellow shirt, the next shot he is pulling the green sweater. See more »

Quotes

Miss Crawly: [Hearing Johnny's father calling him over a radio in Johnny's jacket] Oh, Johnny, your jacket's talking!
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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 »

Connections

References The War of the Worlds (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold On, We're Going Home
Written by Noah Shebib, Jordan Ullman, Majid Al Maskati, Drake (as Aubrey Graham), and Paul Jeffries
Performed by Drake feat. Majid Jordan
Courtesy of Cash Money Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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One of the Best, Feel Good films of 2016!
29 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

I got a chance to view "Sing" at a early Pre-Screening and it was an absolute blast. Starring the film was an all star cast, too many to name and they all did a spectacular job singing and acting, the main star that gave me goosebumps singing was Tori Kelly, she can sing the house down. The movie was a feel good movie and it had things for both Kids and the Adults to enjoy. Me and the audience laughed throughout and enjoyed the film, we even clapped when the end credits rolled. This by far to me beats "Secret Life of Pets", I thought "Secret Life of Pets" was an okay film but I was so disappointed. I Highly recommend everyone to see "Sing" when it releases in theaters December 21st.


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