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The Lego Movie (2014)

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An ordinary LEGO construction worker, thought to be the prophesied as "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis.

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Phil Lord (screenplay), Christopher Miller (screenplay) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Arnett ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Elizabeth Banks ... Wyldstyle / Lucy (voice)
Craig Berry Craig Berry ... Blake / Additional Voices (voice)
Alison Brie ... Unikitty (voice)
David Burrows ... Octan Robot / Additional Voices (voice)
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO (voice)
Charlie Day ... Benny (voice)
Amanda Farinos Amanda Farinos ... Mom (voice)
Keith Ferguson Keith Ferguson ... Han Solo (voice)
Will Ferrell ... Lord Business / President Business / The Man Upstairs (voice)
Will Forte ... Abraham Lincoln (voice) (as Orville Forte)
Dave Franco ... Wally (voice)
Morgan Freeman ... Vitruvius (voice)
Todd Hansen Todd Hansen ... Gandalf / Additional Voices (voice)
Jonah Hill ... Green Lantern (voice)
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Storyline

The LEGO Movie is a 3D animated film which follows lead character, Emmet a completely ordinary LEGO mini-figure who is identified as the most "extraordinary person" and the key to saving the Lego universe. Emmet and his friends go on an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business. Written by DeAlan Wilson www.ComedyE.com

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The story of a nobody who saved everybody See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site | Official Twitter

Country:

USA | Denmark | Australia

Language:

English | Turkish

Release Date:

7 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lego: The Piece of Resistance See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,050,279, 9 February 2014

Gross USA:

$257,760,692

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$468,060,692
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS | Dolby Surround 7.1 | Dolby | 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color (ACES)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

UK showings were preceded by advertisements for BT Infinity and Confused.com that had been re-created in this movie. See more »

Goofs

The cannonballs stored on Metal Beard's back vary in number between shots, and they reappear briefly after he's fired them. At first, he fires all but two, then all are gone, then all the cannonballs reappear before disappearing again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Vitruvius: He's coming. Cover your butt.
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Crazy Credits

The main-on-end credits were animated in stop-motion, unlike the rest of the movie's CGI. The sequence was created by the studio Alma Mater with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and took almost a year to produce. See more »

Alternate Versions

There exists two versions of this film, the difference being the aspect ratio and the picture framing and expanding adjustments. In 2014, some theaters didn't have the equipment to show 2.39:1 movies, so in addition to the original anamorphic version (aspect ratio: 2.39:1), Warner Bros. also made a spherical version (aspect ratio: 1.37:1) where all the animation, after cropping the entire story to 16:9 (1.78:1), was redone and adjusted for the 1.37:1 Academy ratio frame. The live-action sequences were letterboxed with two sets of blue LEGO bricks, one at the top and another at the bottom. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Cartoon Movie: Cartoon Movie 7 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm
Written by Joe Young, Sam Lewis and Walter Donaldson
Performed by Judy Garland
Courtesy of Turner Entertainment Co.
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Childhood Awesomeness
7 February 2014 | by jonathan-e-dennySee all my reviews

I was the only adult who didn't bring kids to the theater and all I can say is that I was leading the clapping when the credits rolled.

"The Lego Movie" was an awesome, super creative, and extremely satisfying film for all ages- that is, if you have ever played with Legos. Even people that have never bought a Lego set will this enjoy this awesomely humorous and in the end, heartfelt movie.

(Notice I am using the word awesome a lot, because one cannot stop singing the "Everything is awesome" song played in the movie. Too catchy!)

The creators did a wonderful job putting all the classic things about Legos and making a new movie packed with humor.

The voice actors were outstanding. You can tell they really enjoyed doing the movie and put in a lot of effort. Liam Neeson was fantastic as the Good Cop/Bad Cop. But the most credit to the success of this movie goes to Will Farrell who played the villain, President Business. He gives such a great effort in this movie which allows you to laugh, smile, and want more Lego awesomeness.

I give the Lego movie a big two thumbs up and is by far the best picture I've seen in a few months. Highly recommend this movie to all Lego lovers who have a passion to build and create something awesome, just like the movie makers created this amazingly, AWESOME, film.


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