The Lego Movie

(2014)

The original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

Chris Pratt (“Moneyball”) stars as the voice of Emmet. Will Ferrell (“The Campaign”) stars as the voice of his primary adversary, President Business, an erudite, anal-retentive CEO who has a hard time balancing world domination with micro-managing his own life; while Liam Neeson (“Taken” and “Taken 2,” Oscar nominee for “Schindler’s List”) voices the president’s powerful henchman, known as Bad Cop, who will stop at nothing to catch Emmet.

Starring as Emmet’s fellow travelers are Oscar® winner Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”), as Vitruvius, an old mystic; Elizabeth Banks (“The Hunger Games,” Emmy nominee for “30 Rock”), as tough-as-nails Lucy, who mistakes Emmet for the savior of the world and guides him on his quest; Will Arnett (Emmy nominee, “30 Rock”), as the mysterious Batman, a LEGO minifigure with whom Lucy shares a history; Nick Offerman (NBC’s “Parks and Recreation”) as a craggy, swaggering pirate obsessed with revenge on President Business; and Alison Brie (NBC’s “Community”) as a sweet, loveable member of the team, with a powerful secret.

‘Oscars’: Tegan and Sara to Perform ‘LEGO Movie’ Song

‘Oscars’: Tegan and Sara to Perform ‘LEGO Movie’ Song

"Everything Is Awesome," written by Shawn Patterson for the animated feature The Lego Movie, is nominated for Original Song. The four other nominated songs are "Glory" from Selma, "Grateful" from Beyond the Lights, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" from Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me and "Lost Stars" from Begin Again.

Canadian twin sisters Tegan and Sara have been releasing critically acclaimed albums and touring internationally alongside some of the biggest names in the industry since 1999. Their seventh and latest studio album, "Heartthrob," debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200, with certified gold single "Closer" charting in the top 20 at U.S. pop radio. Tegan and Sara were recognized with a Grammy nomination in 2013, and won Pop Album of the Year for "Heartthrob", and Group of the Year, at Canada's 2014 Juno Awards. "Everything Is Awesome," which the duo recorded with The Lonely Island, has sold more than half a million copies in the U.S.

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‘LEGO Movie’ Director Responds to Oscar Snub

‘LEGO Movie’ Director Responds to Oscar Snub

Before the Oscar nominations were announced this morning, most believed that The Lego Movie was a lock for Best Animated Movie. But the category came and went, and The Lego Movie was not recognized. Well, co-director Phil Lord is not letting the disappointing news get the best of him. Instead, he's taken it upon himself to bestow his talented crew with their very own unique award. Which, revealed in the Tweet below, is just as cool as any Oscar.

Not too reveal too much about the movie if you haven't seen it, the final act of The Lego Movie is live action and takes place in the real world, featuring Will Ferrell as a father who doesn't allow his son to play with his LEGO creations. Its unclear if this helped disqualify the movie. The awards category was introduced in 2001. In that time, no animated movie with live action elements has been nominated for the award.

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‘LEGO Batman’ Spinoff Movie Planned for 2017

‘LEGO Batman’ Spinoff Movie Planned for 2017

Warner Bros. is putting a LEGO Batman movie spinoff from this year's blockbuster The Lego Movie on the fast track for production, with the project taking precedence over The Lego Movie 2, which has been pushed back from its already announced May 26, 2017 release date.

Will Arnett is set to reprise his voice role as Batman from The Lego Movie, with director Chris McKay, who signed on to direct The Lego Movie 2 back in March, now set to direct this Batman spin-off. Author-screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith is providing the screenplay.

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‘The LEGO Movie’ Blu-ray Clip: Enter the Ninjago!

‘The LEGO Movie’ Blu-ray Clip: Enter the Ninjago!

Even though The Lego Movie was a monster hit at the box office, some Warner Bros. executives think that Emmet's everyman story needs to be spiced up. So, in a clip from the upcoming Blu-ray, they've added the popular LEGO Ninjago characters into a couple of key action sequences. This not only improves the movie greatly, but it also helps set up audiences for the 2016 animated adventure Ninjago by introducing these popular Ninja brick warriors. Check out the new improved action, and then be sure to pick-up The Lego Movie, on Blu-ray this week!

Everything will be awesome when The Lego Movie arrives onto Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD 2-disc Special Edition, and Digital HD on June 17 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Village Roadshow Pictures. Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street), The Lego Movie is the hilarious story of a nobody who saves everybody.

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‘The LEGO Movie’: ‘History Cops’ Trailer with Abraham Lincoln and Michelangelo

‘The LEGO Movie’: ‘History Cops’ Trailer with Abraham Lincoln and Michelangelo

After an exhausting wait, The Lego Movie is finally coming home on Blu-ray in the Everything is Awesome Edition, which includes a very funny and cool grindhouse spoof trailer for the LEGO exploitation sci-fi crime thriller History Cops. Watch as infamous President of the United States Abraham Lincoln teams up with vigilante artist Michelangelo for the first buddy cop movie in history. Available June 17 as Warner Bros. brings the blockbuster hit home!

Everything will be awesome when The Lego Movie arrives onto Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD 2-disc Special Edition, and Digital HD on June 17 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Village Roadshow Pictures. Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street), The Lego Movie is the hilarious story of a nobody who saves everybody.

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‘The Lego Movie’ Is Coming to Blu-ray and DVD June 17th

‘The Lego Movie’ Is Coming to Blu-ray and DVD June 17th

Chris Pratt voices Emmet, an ordinary minifigure who is tasked to save the entire Lego universe in this animated comedy adventure.
‘The Lego Movie’ Sequel Gets ‘Robot Chicken’ Director Chris McKay

‘The Lego Movie’ Sequel Gets ‘Robot Chicken’ Director Chris McKay

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are producing this animated sequel for Warner Bros., which has been set for release on May 27, 2017.
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Will ‘Non-Stop’ Take Down ‘The Lego Movie’?

BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Will ‘Non-Stop’ Take Down ‘The Lego Movie’?

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