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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 1 win & 5 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)
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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 who 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 christmas 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:

Welcome to the Auditions  »

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$238,240,880 (USA) (16 January 2017)
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Trivia

The second film in 2016 to feature Scarlett Johansson in a voice-over role, following The Jungle Book (2016). See more »

Goofs

Contrary to popular belief, porcupines cannot shoot their quills from their bodies. Quills are released by contact, or may fall out when a porcupine shakes its body. But, when Ash shakes during her performances and her quills fly out at a considerable distance, this is just for comedic effect. See more »

Quotes

Buster Moon: [showing her a shiny, overly flashy outfit he wants Ash to wear for the performance] Isn't this a great color for you?
Ash: I can't tell. It's melting my eyes.
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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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Referenced in The Secret Life of Pets (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

True Colors
Written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly
Performed by Cyndi Lauper
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Brilliant
4 December 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have just seen Sing with Hubby and two 7 year old's we all thought it was absolutely brilliant. It is rare for us all agree we all enjoyed a film. In fact this is the only one this year.

The music was first class lots of heads rocking to the beat, it had a good variety of music and I am even considering getting the soundtrack.

Rosita Pig was my favourite character and I thought Reece Witherspoon had an amazing voice though really all of them were good singers.

If you are looking to start the New Year off (as due for release in January 2017) I cannot recommend going to see this film enough as "fun for all the family".


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