Sing (2016)

A koala impresario stages a grand singing competition for the world's animals in order to save his elegant theater in this quirky animated musical.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 21, 2016
DVD Release Date: March 21, 2017
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sing delivers colorfully animated, cheerfully undemanding entertainment with a solid voice cast and a warm-hearted -- albeit familiar -- storyline that lives up to its title.

Devan Coggan
Entertainment Weekly

After conquering the box office with yellow minions and pets with secret lives, Illumination Entertainment returns with its sweetest and most charming project yet.

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Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail

Kids will like the animals and the mayhem and won't mind the predictable plot. Adults should appreciate the entertaining musical pairings.

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Angie Han

While not especially deep, the combination of a star-studded cast and an equally star-studded music catalogue make for a fun time.

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Sophie Gilbert
The Atlantic

The concept of the movie is so baffling that it seems to have been cobbled together, madlibs-style, from pieces of other projects.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Sing doesn't have the grit or the grace notes of Zootopia.. No potent metaphors here about predators and victims - the film slides by simply by shaking its sillies out. You could do worse.

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Soumya Srivastava
Hindustan Times

Sing is formulaic, amusing at places but will be forgotten as soon as you step out. And unless you are writing a review, I don't see why you should remember it anyway.

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Maricar Estrella
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/

The movie doesn't come close to the humor and heart of [Illumination's] summer hit, The Secret Life of Pets.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

The plot may be shopworn, with not much aimed at adults, but the film's message that collaboration can reap greater rewards than competition is appropriate for all ages.

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Kaori Shoji
Japan Times

Sing is a hugely enjoyable experience and surely there's no harm in losing yourself for a time in all the music and glittering lights.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Hobin
"Sing, sing a song / Sing out loud / Sing out strong..." sang Karen Carpenter in a 1973 hit song penned by Joe Raposo. Oddly enough, that similarly… More
Jamie Clarke
Not my kind of movie but the kids seemed to enjoy it even if it does drag and is so predictable, The lack of laughs really hurt this movie from being better, I… More
Kevin M. Williams
Inoffensive little charmer that fails to fully engage sympathy but is not terrible either. I was impressed with how the usual racial undertones given these… More
Chrisanne Chin
Sing is a sweetly charming, funny and inspiring animated musical, which was surprisingly enjoyable to watch even for adults. The story telling is simple, which… More
Eugene Bernabe
Though not a standing ovation of a film, its uplifting tone and star-studded cast hit the right notes and give an enjoyable performance to leave a smile on your… More
Bradley J
When Sing finished, I noticed something I don't notice often at the movies anymore. The full audience began to applaud and stand for the film even before… More