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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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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) (as Sir Patrick Stewart)
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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) (as Jeff Ross)
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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) (30 July 2017)

Gross:

$85,194,738 (USA) (8 October 2017)
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Trivia

Sony promoted the latter release of the trailer by hosting a press conference in Cannes, the day before the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, which featured T.J. Miller parasailing in. Variety called the event "slightly awkward" and The Hollywood Reporter described it as "promotional ridiculousness." See more »

Goofs

Emojis are not removed when a phone is wiped, as they come standard on every phone. They should be in no danger whatsoever of being deleted. See more »

Quotes

Gene: My name is Gene. I'm a MEH emoji.
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Crazy Credits

Someone takes a picture of the Columbia Pictures logo on their cellphone and attaches an emoji to the Lady's head. See more »

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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)
Written by Silento (as Ricky Hawk) and Timothy Mingo
Performed by Silento
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The theater was crowded. Most People loved it despite the unjust extremely low ratings!.
11 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Emoji Movie is an excellent family-comedy movie if not the best from Sony Pictures.

Hidden inside a smartphone, the bustling city of Textopolis is home to all emojis. Each emoji has only one facial expression, except for Gene, an exuberant emoji with multiple expressions. Determined to become "normal" like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his best friend Hi-5 and a notorious code breaker called Jailbreak. During their travels through the other apps, the three emojis discover a great danger that could threaten their phone's very existence.

The theater was crowded with people (especially with children and their parents) who despite of the extremely low ratings and the bad reviews challenged and saw this entertaining and hilarious movie.


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