and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery, Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League – Attack of the Legion of Doom, Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League – Cosmic Clash, Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League – Gotham City Breakout, Scooby-Doo! "[61] Elizabeth Weitzman of the New York Daily News said the filmmakers "don't sink into cynicism. We took something you could claim is the most cynical cash grab in cinematic history, basically a 90 minute LEGO commercial, and turned it into a celebration of creativity, fun and invention, in the spirit of just having a good time and how ridiculous it can look when you make things up. The Australian studio Animal Logic was contracted to provide the animation, which was expected to comprise 80% of the film. Animal Logic tried to make the film's animation replicate a stop motion film even if everything was done through computer graphics, with the animation rigs following the same articulation limits actual Lego figures have. The company is still owned by the Kirk Kristiansen family who founded it in 1932. The first film produced by the Warner Animation Group, The Lego Movie was released on February 7, 2014 by Warner Bros. Pictures. The scenery was projected through The Lego Group's own Lego Digital Designer (created as part of Lego Design byME, which people could design their own Lego models using LDD, then upload them to the Lego website, design their own box design, and order them for actual delivery), which as CG supervisor Aidan Sarsfield detailed, "uses the official LEGO Brick Library and effectively simulates the connectivity of each of the bricks". Read about LEGO news and reviews. The LEGO Movie’s look and style presented challenges that most other animated films don’t have to deal with. And we had fun doing it. As Lucy becomes Emmet's girlfriend with Batman's blessing. Realizing the danger his friends are in, Emmet wills himself to move and gains Finn's attention. Meanwhile, Finn's father becomes shocked by his son's creations and discovers that Finn had based the villainous Lord Business on him and his meaningless greedy perfectionism, due to him believing that LEGO constructions are only for adults. Already Working on Sequel to 'The Lego Movie' (Exclusive)", https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Lego_Movie&oldid=7200160, Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. [47] An exclusive "Wild West Emmet" minifigure was released with preorders of the game at GameStop. He awakens with the Piece of Resistance attached to his back in the custody of Bad Cop, Business' lieutenant. [99], There are two spin-off films, The Lego Batman Movie and The Lego Ninjago Movie, which were both released in 2017. With his dying words, Vitruvius reveals to Emmet that he had made up the prophecy. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure, DUPLO, LEGENDS OF CHIMA, NINJAGO, BIONICLE, MINDSTORMS and MIXELS are trademarks and copyrights of the LEGO Group. The father—revealed as "the Man Upstairs"—chastises his son for ruining the set by creating hodgepodges of different playsets, and proceeds to permanently glue his perceived perfect creations together. Approach They attend a council of the Master Builders, who are unimpressed with Emmet and refuse to fight Business. When he investigates, Emmet falls into a hole and finds the Piece of Resistance. In diesem Ninjago-Kinoabenteuer ist der Kampf um Ninjago City entbrannt. Joe and Transformers franchises might suggest no, but after an uninspired year for animated movies, The Lego Movie is a 3-D animated film that connects. Their computer animation embraces the retro look and feel of the toys to both ingenious and adorable effect. LEGO System A/S, DK-7190 Billund, Denmark. For example, they invented ‘brick blur’ to … As the need for toys keeps on increasing, the competition between Toy companies is also huge. and the Curse of the 13th Ghost, Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge, Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons: The Movie, Marvin the Martian in the Third Dimension, Superman/Shazam! ", "Wonder Woman Finally Gets Her Movie Close-Up ... but How Does the Lego Uni-Kitty Fit In? With multiple deals currently in the works with major studios, producers and production companies, we’ll have much more exciting news to share in the coming months.” ... (The LEGO Movie… The website's critical consensus reads, "Boasting beautiful animation, a charming voice cast, laugh-a-minute gags, and a surprisingly thoughtful story, The Lego Movie is colorful fun for all ages. Lionsgate has its origins go back to 1962 with the founding of Cinépix in Montreal. In 2014, the first LEGO movie achieved revenues of approximately $468 million with a production budget of only $60 million. It features over 100 playable characters.[98]. LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Superheroes Unite 2013. Eight and a half years later, an ordinary construction worker named Emmet Brickowski from Bricksburg, a city run as a corporate state under the Octan Corporation, comes across a woman named Wyldstyle who searches for something after hours at Emmet's construction site. In addition, Anthony Daniels and Billy Dee Williams reprise their Star Wars roles as C-3PO and Lando Calrissian respectively, with Keith Ferguson voicing Han Solo (whom he previously voiced in Robot Chicken and Mad). The LEGO brick is the most important and recognized product of the company and has been named "Toy of the Century" on two separate occasions. Wyldstyle rescues Emmet and takes him to meet Vitruvius in The Old West, explaining that they are Master Builders, people capable of building anything they need without instruction manuals. The bombast of the G.I. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will return as producers. Brie voices Unikitty, a member of Emmet's team; Ferrell voices the antagonist President/Lord Business; Neeson voices Bad Cop/Good Cop; and Offerman voices MetalBeard,[26] a pirate seeking revenge on Business. When he investigates, Emmet falls into a hole and finds the Piece of Resistance. I Have Never Seen It Before. For over 20 years, Blast! Based on the Lego line of construction toys, its story focuses on Emmet, an ordinary Lego minifigure who finds himself helping a resistance movement stop a tyrannical businessman from gluing everything in the Lego world into his vision of perfection. The Lego Movie soundtrack contains the score as the majority of its tracks. Eric Brown, writing in the International Business Times, describes the song as a parody of fascism, saying that the song "seems little more than an infectiously catchy parody of watered-down radio pop, right down to the faux-dubstep breakdown. The Lego Movie was released in DVD and Blue-ray along with Blue-ray 3D on June 17, 2014. Warner Bros. (presents) (as Warner Bros. Pictures) Warner Animation Group (presents) LEGO System A/S (in association with) Rideback; Lord Miller; Vertigo Entertainment; Animal Logic (feature animation) NPV Entertainment (in association with) StarReel Entertainment … It also joined with big media and production companies to create a diverse portfolio of video games, television shows and movies. [23][24] In October 2012, Warner Bros. shifted the release date for the film, simply titled Lego, to February 7, 2014. There's a lot more happening under the surface, however. Jadon Sand as Finn, an eight-and-a-half-year-old boy who is the son of "The Man Upstairs" in the live-action part of the film. It is the LEGO philosophy that ‘good quality play’ enriches a child’s life and lays the foundation for later … Warner Bros. The LEGO Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter from Billund, Denmark. It became a critical and commercial success, grossing $468 million worldwide against its $60 million budget, and received praise for its animation, acting, story, and humor. It earned more than $257 million in North America and $210 million in other territories for a worldwide total of over $467 million. The movie was released on February 7, 2014.[2]. TV Shows. Dan Lin conceived of the idea for the film and began discussing it with Roy Lee before leaving Warner Bros. to form his own production company, Lin Pictures, in 2008. The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown! : The Return of Black Adam, List of Warner Bros. If anything, making a movie had much more downside. The film's director Phil Lord last directed 22 Jump Street and 21 Jump Street. Emmet learns that she and the wizard are Master Builders—people capable of building anything they need without instruction manuals—who oppose Business' attempts to suppress their creativity. [51] On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 96% with an average score of 8.15/10, based on 250 reviews. [53] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale. He awakens with the Piece of Resistance attached to his back in the custody of Bad Cop, Business' lieutenant. 3 'The Lego Movie' – 2014 Most Valuable Blockbuster Movie Tournament", "Weekend Report: Everything Is Awesome For 'The LEGO Movie, "Weekend Report: 'LEGO Movie' Dominates President's Day Weekend", "Weekend Report: 'LEGO' Obliterates '3 Days,' 'Pompeii, "Weekend Box Office Results for February 28 – March 2, 2014", "International Box Office: 'Frozen' Hits China, '47 Ronin' To Pass $100M, 'RoboCop' No. Until then, he had only made wooden toys. Coordinates. Scooby-Doo! Featuring an all-star voice cast and some of the brand's most popular figures (Batman, Superman, Gandalf, Wonder Woman, etc. Wyldstyle rescues Emmet, believing him to be the Special, and takes him to meet Vitruvius. They attend to a council of the remaining Master Builders, who are unimpressed with Emmet and refuse to fight Business. Ferrell also plays "The Man Upstairs", a Lego collector and Finn's father in the live-action part of the film. English 2017. In the Lego universe, the wizard Vitruvius attempts to protect a superweapon called the "Kragle" from the evil Lord Business. Lego (/ ˈ l ɛ ɡ oʊ / LEG-oh, Danish: ; stylised as LEGO) is a line of plastic construction toys that are manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark.The company's flagship product, Lego, consists of variously coloured interlocking plastic bricks accompanying an array of gears, figurines called minifigures, and various other parts. LEGO Lin Pictures Warner Bros. "[39], In an interview with Fox News, producer Mark Mothersbaugh says the song "was supposed to be like mind control early in the film. He fails to do so, but prophesies that a person called "the Special" will find the Piece of Resistance capable of stopping the Kragle. The first of the oval logos, this appeared on LEGO Mursten catalogues. Der Film lief am 7. [25], The film is strongly inspired by the visual aesthetic and stylistics of Brickfilms and qualities attributed to Lego Studios sets. "[59] Drew Hunt of the Chicago Reader said the filmmakers "fill the script with delightfully absurd one-liners and sharp pop culture references",[60] with A. O. Scott of The New York Times noting that, "Pop-culture jokes ricochet off the heads of younger viewers to tickle the world-weary adults in the audience, with just enough sentimental goo applied at the end to unite the generations. @ChanningTatum to voice #LEGO #Superman, @JonahHill #GreenLantern & @CobieSmulders #WonderWoman! [7] However, Warner Bros. later changed its mind, reportedly due to lack of confidence in the film, initially offering Village Roadshow Pictures the opportunity to finance 25% of the film, and later, an additional 25%. The movie was a critical and commercial success, with many critics highlighting its visual style, humor, voice acting, and heartwarming message. [18] Warner Bros. green-lit the film by November 2011, with a planned 2014 release date. Just over a decade later, in 2015, Lego had miraculously become the world’s most powerful brand, boasting profits of $600 million. A look at the The LEGO Movie behind-the-scenes crew and production team. Production Companies. The LEGO Movie’s look and style presented challenges that most other animated films don’t have to deal with. [20] In March 2012, Lord and Miller revealed the film's working title, Lego: The Piece of Resistance, and a storyline. Finn's father reconciles with his son, which plays out as Business having a change of heart, capping the Kragle with the Piece of Resistance, and ungluing his victims with mineral spirits. [30] In July 2012, a Lego-user contest announced on the film's Facebook page would choose a winning Lego vehicle to appear in the film. The soundtrack was released on February 4, 2014 by WaterTower Music. That figure includes $17.14m on Friday and a whopping $30.9m on Saturday, an 80% increase. Finn returns Emmet and the Piece of Resistance to the set where Emmet, now possessing the powers of a Master Builder due to his belief in himself, confronts Lord Business. I am a student who likes Lego. [71], Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris referenced The Lego Movie not being nominated Best Animated Feature, which many critics considered a snub, saying prior to the award's presentation, "If you’re at the Oscar party with the guys who directed 'The Lego Movie,' now would be a great time to distract them. It’s not just that the company has been buoyed by … More than half a century after its founding, LEGO remains one of the most innovative companies in the world. Must be 18 years or older to purchase online. The Lego Batman Movie is a 2017 computer-animated superhero comedy film produced by the Warner Animation Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. COPENHAGEN - The transformation of Lego, the Danish toy company famous for its multi-colored building blocks, reaped further dividends last year as it The Sapochnik Company is an American film/television production company founded in 2022 by Miguel Sapochnik. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part - They Come in Pieces. As a result of the father allowing Finn's younger sister to join them in playing with his Lego sets, Duplo aliens arrive in the Lego universe and announce their plans to threaten destruction. ", "Welcome to the official Facebook page for 'Lego: The Motion Picture...", "Warner Bros Sets RatPac-Dune To Co-Finance Slates After Legendary Exit", "SOCAN presents first-ever film & TV No. Movies . 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