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The Emoji Movie (2017)

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Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

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Cast

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Gene (voice)
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Hi-5 (voice)
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Jailbreak (voice)
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Smiler (voice)
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Mel Meh (voice)
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Mary Meh (voice)
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Poop (voice)
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Akiko Glitter (voice)
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Flamenca (voice)
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Spam (voice)
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'Devil' Steven (voice)
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Alex (voice)
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Addie (voice)
Jude Kouyate ...
Poop Jr. 'PJ' (voice)
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Internet Troll (voice)
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The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone's user. In this world, each emoji has only one facial expression - except for Gene, an exuberant emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become "normal" like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 and the notorious code breaker emoji Jailbreak. Together, they embark on an epic "app-venture" through the apps on the phone, each its own wild and fun world, to find the Code that will fix Gene. But when a greater danger threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it's deleted forever. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Rated PG for rude humor | See all certifications »

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28 July 2017 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,531,923 (USA) (28 July 2017)

Gross:

$65,767,050 (USA) (15 August 2017)
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Trivia

A controversial promotional picture parodying the Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale (2017) was tweeted out by Sony a week before the film's release. It was immediately met with criticism for being tasteless, considering the content and themes of the aforementioned show. Following the backlash, the tweet was deleted. See more »

Goofs

The Hammer emoji appears as a judge's gavel in some scenes. It looks like Apple's original graphic for the iPhone, which changed with iOS6 in 2012. See more »

Quotes

Jailbreak: [to Gene] I think you're cool just the way you are.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene after the closing credits: Smiler is stuck in the loser lounge, wearing braces and losing a game of cards. See more »

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Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Feel This Moment
Written by Christina Aguilera, Nasri Atweh, Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket, Chantal Kreviazuk, Nolan Lambroza, Adam Messinger, Pitbull (as Armando Christian Perez), DJ Buddha (as Urales Vargas) and Pål Waaktaar
Performed by Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Better Than Star Wars Part IV
29 July 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Please don't listen or watch or read the reviews for this incredible movie. I guarantee these folks didn't see the movie, they are just upset it was an amazing experience, like the one I had. For weeks, I have been awaiting this gem to arrive at my local theater house. For weeks I have been ranting and raving and just having pure excitement knowing my girl Sophia will be co-starring. The movie is well directed and the score goes right to the heart of my soul. I loved how the movie had credits at the beginning and end. I enjoyed the message and I wasn't let down. I stayed in the theater for 3 consecutive showings until I was removed by the usher. I highly recommend this movie be a part of your legacy.


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