PG | | Animation, Comedy, Family
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.
The movie is dedicated in the credits to Igor Khait (1963-2016), an Animation Producer in the movie, who died from pancreatic cancer during production.
Johnny, you were supposed to be keeping a lookout!
Johnny: Sorry, dad.
During the final presentation, some keys of Johnny's piano are replaced by pieces of wood. However, when he starts playing, all keys are white.
In the Illumination Entertainment logo, 4 Minions - Kevin, Mel, Stuart, and Bob - 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"
English, Japanese, Ukrainian
$35,258,145 (USA) (25 December 2016)
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