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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

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The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

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Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney (co-director)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis C.K. ... Max (voice)
Eric Stonestreet ... Duke (voice)
Kevin Hart ... Snowball (voice)
Jenny Slate ... Gidget (voice)
Ellie Kemper ... Katie (voice)
Albert Brooks ... Tiberius (voice)
Lake Bell ... Chloe (voice)
Dana Carvey ... Pops (voice)
Hannibal Buress ... Buddy (voice)
Bobby Moynihan ... Mel (voice)
Chris Renaud ... Norman (voice)
Steve Coogan ... Ozone / Reginald (voice)
Michael Beattie ... Tattoo (voice)
Sandra Echeverría ... Maria (voice) (as Sandra Echeverria)
Jaime Camil ... Fernando (voice)
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Storyline

In a Manhattan apartment building, Max's life as a favorite pet is turned upside-down, when his owner brings home sloppy mongrel Duke. They must put their quarrels aside when they learn that adorable white bunny Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to wreak revenge. Written by Supermikey71

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

Japan | USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Pets Movie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$104,352,905, 10 July 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$368,384,330

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$875,457,937
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the first Illumination film to be accompanied by a short film. See more »

Goofs

Sweet Pea switches on a fan to fly at speed indoors, but upon moving closer to the TV she leaves the air-stream so the bird should have crashed into the screen. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max: [narrating] I've lived in this city all my life. I'm Max. And I'm the luckiest dog in New York because of her. That's Katie. Katie and I, well, we have the perfect relationship. We met a few years ago and, boy, let me tell ya', we got along right away. You know, it was one of those relationships where... where you just know.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, Pops says "All right, party's over!" See more »

Connections

Referenced in I Hate Everything: I Hate Sing (2016) (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Stayin' Alive
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb
As sampled in "Stayin' Alive '95"
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb, Dale Longworth, Kevin O'Toole, Ricardo Jervis Lyte (as Jervis Lyte)
Performed by N-Trance
Courtesy of MN2S
Contains a sample from "Stayin' Alive"
Performed by The Bee Gees (as Bee Gees)
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film and TV Licensing
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Never pets were so funny and addictive
17 July 2016 | by jorge-01585See all my reviews

Hallelujah! It took so many time to see a movie that take my illusion in animated comedies back. Funny,fresh and sassy. Though I'm not a fan of comedies

A topic so easy to make a movie, but that never was made. And that's exactly what makes this movie so amazing. The simpleness that with hilarious touches that you don's see coming. The variety of animals and situations that puts them in topics and scenes easy to success is one of the best points of this movie.

One of the best comedies of the year for just been just like it is and don't create atypical situation that animated movies got us used to.And once again show us that less is more and maybe not perfect but high enough to have an amazing time.

This movie makes something that almost no one does, make me laugh almost the whole movie


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