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The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tony Leondis and written by Leondis, Eric Siegel and Mike White, based on emoji faces, smileys and graphics used in electronic messages.wikipedia
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Tony Leondis

Anthony Leondis
The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tony Leondis and written by Leondis, Eric Siegel and Mike White, based on emoji faces, smileys and graphics used in electronic messages.
Anthony Leondis (born March 24, 1972) is a Greek -American animator, filmmaker, and voice actor, known for directing The Emoji Movie, Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch, and Igor.

T.J. Miller

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart.
Miller also has had roles in films such as Yogi Bear, She's Out of My League, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Big Hero 6, Office Christmas Party, The Emoji Movie and Ready Player One.

Anna Faris

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart.
Faris has also had voice-over roles in the film franchises Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009–2013) and Alvin and the Chipmunks (2009–2015), as well as The Emoji Movie (2017).

Sofía Vergara

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart.
Vergara's success on television has earned her roles in films The Smurfs (2011), New Year's Eve (2011), The Three Stooges (2012), Machete Kills (2013), Chef (2014), and Hot Pursuit (2015); and voice-over roles in the animated films Happy Feet Two (2011), Escape from Planet Earth (2013) and The Emoji Movie (2017).

38th Golden Raspberry Awards

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At the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards, it won in four categories: Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Screen Combo and Worst Screenplay, making it the first animated film to receive nominations and wins in any of those categories.
With its nominations for Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Screen Combo, and Worst Screenplay, The Emoji Movie became the first full-length animated motion picture to receive nominations for those specific categories at the Golden Raspberry Awards and to win all of these awards.

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The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tony Leondis and written by Leondis, Eric Siegel and Mike White, based on emoji faces, smileys and graphics used in electronic messages.
The computer animated The Emoji Movie was released in summer 2017.

Mike White (filmmaker)

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The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tony Leondis and written by Leondis, Eric Siegel and Mike White, based on emoji faces, smileys and graphics used in electronic messages.
White co-wrote the screenplay for computer-animated film The Emoji Movie, for which he received a Golden Raspberry Award.

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The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tony Leondis and written by Leondis, Eric Siegel and Mike White, based on emoji faces, smileys and graphics used in electronic messages.

Jennifer Coolidge

The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart.
In 2017, Coolidge lent her voice to portray Mary Meh in The Emoji Movie.

Christina Aguilera

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart.
Her other works included recording a disco song titled "Telepathy" featuring Nile Rodgers for the soundtrack of Netflix original series The Get Down (2016), being a voice actress for The Emoji Movie (2017), and starring in the romantic science fiction film Zoe (2018).

Patrick Stewart

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart. On July 17, 2017, the Empire State Building was lit “emoji yellow” with Patrick Stewart, Maya Rudolph and Jake T. Austin attending the ceremony alongside Girls Who Code and World Emoji Day creator Jeremy Burge.
He also was a voice actor on the animated films The Prince of Egypt, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Chicken Little, The Pagemaster, the English dubbings of the Japanese anime films Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, by Hayao Miyazaki, and Steamboy, by Katsuhiro Otomo, and The Emoji Movie.

James Corden

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart.

Sean Hayes

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart.
In 2017, Hayes played the role of Steven, the devil emoji in The Emoji Movie.

Steven Wright

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart.

Maya Rudolph

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The film stars the voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes and Patrick Stewart. On July 17, 2017, the Empire State Building was lit “emoji yellow” with Patrick Stewart, Maya Rudolph and Jake T. Austin attending the ceremony alongside Girls Who Code and World Emoji Day creator Jeremy Burge.

Jake T. Austin

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On July 17, 2017, the Empire State Building was lit “emoji yellow” with Patrick Stewart, Maya Rudolph and Jake T. Austin attending the ceremony alongside Girls Who Code and World Emoji Day creator Jeremy Burge.
He also co-starred in Hotel for Dogs, New Year's Eve, The Emoji Movie and the upcoming Adverse, releasing in 2019.

Fox Theater, Westwood Village

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Produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation, and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, The Emoji Movie premiered on July 23, 2017, at the Regency Village Theatre and was theatrically released in the United States on July 28, 2017.
A number of movie premieres have been held at the cinema, including: The Fast and the Furious (2001 film), A Star Is Born, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, James Bond films, JFK, Mission: Impossible, Batman, each Harry Potter film, Independence Day, The Terminator, The Emoji Movie, The Lego Movie, Shrek, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise, Overlord, Venom, Murder Mystery, and hundreds of others.

World Emoji Day

On July 17, 2017, the Empire State Building was lit “emoji yellow” with Patrick Stewart, Maya Rudolph and Jake T. Austin attending the ceremony alongside Girls Who Code and World Emoji Day creator Jeremy Burge. On World Emoji Day on July 17, 2016, Miller was announced as the lead.
In 2016, Sony Pictures Animation used World Emoji Day to announce T. J. Miller as the first cast member for The Emoji Movie, Google released "a series of new emoji that are more inclusive of women from diverse backgrounds," and Emojipedia launched the first World Emoji Awards.

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture

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At the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards, it won in four categories: Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Screen Combo and Worst Screenplay, making it the first animated film to receive nominations and wins in any of those categories.

Jeremy Burge

On July 17, 2017, the Empire State Building was lit “emoji yellow” with Patrick Stewart, Maya Rudolph and Jake T. Austin attending the ceremony alongside Girls Who Code and World Emoji Day creator Jeremy Burge.
In 2017 Burge discussed the origin of World Emoji Day and Emojipedia at AOL BUILD, attended the lighting of the Empire State Building "emoji yellow" with The Emoji Movie voice cast Patrick Stewart, Maya Rudolph and Jake T. Austin, and announced the winners of the annual World Emoji Awards from the New York Stock Exchange.

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director

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At the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards, it won in four categories: Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Screen Combo and Worst Screenplay, making it the first animated film to receive nominations and wins in any of those categories.

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo

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At the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards, it won in four categories: Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Screen Combo and Worst Screenplay, making it the first animated film to receive nominations and wins in any of those categories.

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay

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At the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards, it won in four categories: Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Screen Combo and Worst Screenplay, making it the first animated film to receive nominations and wins in any of those categories.

Hotel Transylvania (franchise)

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The film's theatrical release is preceded by Puppy!, a Hotel Transylvania short written and directed by Genndy Tartakovsky.
The film is written and directed by veteran director of the Hotel Transylvania movies, Genndy Tartakovsky, and is shown in theaters alongside The Emoji Movie, which was released in the United States on July 28, 2017.

Candy Crush Saga

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The trio is attacked by Smiler's bots, but manage to escape into the game Candy Crush.
Part of The Emoji Movie takes place within Candy Crush Saga.