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Film REVIEW: The Lego Movie (2014) - ★★★★★

Updated: Dec 23, 2023




Writer: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman

Based on: Lego Construction Toys


Stars: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrel, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman.


Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Themes: Lego, Computer Animation, Based on Toy, Batman


An ordinary LEGO construction worker, thought to be the prophesied as "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis.

It became a critical and commercial success and received critical acclaim for its animation, story, humor, and acting.

The Lego Movie is the first entry in what would become the franchise of the same name, which includes three more films—The Lego Batman Movie (2017), The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017), and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019).



MIX UP RATING: ★★★★

Top Movies: #368


MIX UP REVIEWS:


Jan (Age 11) - ★★★★

"Pretty cool family movie, which had brilliant animation and quite funny characters too. My favourite character was Batman because he was a comedic mastermid, though he was a bit creepy because from time to time he'd pop out of nowhere. I also liked Emmett because he was too normal (apparently that's possible). It was a bit weird at times but still pretty good. The last line in the movie is 'Lego is an adult thing.' The best part was when the cat poster started talking. Overall a funny film which I would recommend to anyone!"


Stewart - ★★★★★

"Everything is awesome! Especially in this film! If ever there's a film that sums up the Mix Up Theatre spirit it's this madcap animated comedy that has soooo many characters in it - and all brilliant! Excellet voice cast also."




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  1. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023) - #1- ★★★★★

  2. The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023) - #25 - ★★★★★

  3. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) - #30 - ★★★★★

  4. The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - #78 - ★★★★★

  5. Batman Begins (2005) - #79 - ★★★★★

  6. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) - #127 - ★★★★

  7. The Lego Batman Movie (2017) - #233 - ★★★★

  8. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) - #234 - ★★★★

  9. The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) - #374 - ★★★★

  10. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) - #535 - ★★★


The filmmakers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller also directed another awesome animated movie, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and were involved with the sequel, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. They also had writing duties on the Star Wars prequels Rogue One and Solo: A Star Wars Story. Check out the rest of The Lego Movie franchise with the sequel The Lego Movie 2, The Lego Batman Movie and The Lego Ninjago Movie. Finally for more Batman - be it a little more serious check out The Dark Knight Rises and Batman Begins - both of which star Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman in the cast.

Chris Pratt is on voice duties again in Super Mario Bros. Movie.



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