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The Lego Movie
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Original workThe Lego Movie (2014)
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Owned byWarner Bros. Pictures
Lego System A/S
Years2014–present

The Lego Movie is a Danish-American media franchise based on Lego construction toys. It began with the 2014 film of the same name, which was directed and written by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The success of the film led it to receiving two licensed video games, a theme park film ride attraction, two spin-off films which were released in 2017, an animated series that also came out in the same year as well as a sequel in 2019 among other pieces of media. Plans for a third spin-off film were later shelved. The films in the franchise have received generally positive critical reception, with the exception of Ninjago which received mixed reviews, and has grossed $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

Films[edit]

Film U.S.
release date
Director(s) Screenwriters Story by Producers
The Lego Movie February 7, 2014 (2014-02-07) Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Dan Lin and Roy Lee
The Lego Batman Movie February 10, 2017 (2017-02-10) Chris McKay Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern and John Whittington Seth Grahame-Smith Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
The Lego Ninjago Movie September 22, 2017 (2017-09-22) Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher and Bob Logan Bob Logan, Paul Fisher, William Wheeler, Tom Wheeler, Jared Stern and John Whittington Hillary Winston, Bob Logan, Paul Fisher, William Wheeler, Tom Wheeler, Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Chris McKay, Maryann Garger, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
The Lego Movie 2:
The Second Part
February 8, 2019 (2019-02-08) Mike Mitchell Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Matthew Fogel, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Jinko Gotoh, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller

The Lego Movie (2014)[edit]

The film was released theatrically on February 7, 2014, through Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures to near-unanimous acclaim; critics praised its visual style, humor, voice cast and heartwarming message. It earned more than $257 million in the U.S. and Canada and $210 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of over $469 million. The film won the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, and the Saturn Award for Best Animated Film. It was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film. The film also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Everything Is Awesome".

The Lego Batman Movie (2017)[edit]

In October 2014, Warner Bros. scheduled the release of The Lego Batman Movie, a spin-off starring Batman, for 2017, moving the release date for The Lego Movie 2 (later titled as The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part) to 2018.[1][2] Will Arnett returned to voice Batman, with Chris McKay, who was earlier attached to the sequel, directing the film, the story written by Seth Grahame-Smith, and the film produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.[3] On April 20, 2015, Warner Bros. scheduled The Lego Batman Movie for a February 10, 2017 release.[4] In July 2015, Arnett's Arrested Development co-star Michael Cera was cast to voice Robin.[5] In August 2015, Zach Galifianakis entered final negotiations to voice the Joker.[6] In October 2015, Rosario Dawson was cast to voice Barbara Gordon, the daughter of police commissioner James Gordon who later becomes the crime-fighting heroine Batgirl.[7] The following month, Ralph Fiennes was cast as Alfred Pennyworth,[8] Bruce Wayne's butler. Mariah Carey, although initial reports indicated she was playing Commissioner Gordon,[9] was actually cast as Mayor McCaskill.[10] The first trailer for the film was released on March 24, 2016, followed by a second on March 28 the same year. The film was released in the United States on February 10, 2017.

The score was composed by Lorne Balfe.[11]

The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017)[edit]

Brothers Dan and Kevin Hageman, who wrote Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu and co-wrote the story of The Lego Movie, co-wrote the film adaptation of Lego Ninjago, which features a new take that diverges from the TV series. Charlie Bean, who produced Disney's Tron: Uprising, directed the film, produced by The Lego Movie team of Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.[31] The spin-off movie was scheduled to be released on September 23, 2016.[32] On April 20, 2015, the film was delayed until September 22, 2017 as Storks took over the original release date of the movie.[12] In June 2016, the cast was announced to include Jackie Chan, Dave Franco, Michael Peña, Abbi Jacobson, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods and Fred Armisen respectively. It is the second-to-last spin off film of The Lego Movie franchise to be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)[edit]

Before the critical acclaim and blockbuster success of The Lego Movie, talks for a sequel were already in motion. On February 3, 2014, Jared Stern and Michelle Morgan were tasked to write a screenplay.[12] On February 21, 2014, the studio scheduled the sequel for a May 26, 2017, release.[13] On March 12, 2014, Deadline reported that the first film's animation co-director Chris McKay would direct the sequel with Phil Lord and Christopher Miller as producers.[14] Warner Bros. did not invite co-producer of the first film, Village Roadshow Pictures, to return as a participant in the sequel, due to Warner Bros. having now more confidence in the film and trying to keep as much profit as possible for itself.[15] On April 10, 2014, McKay expressed that he would like to introduce more women in the sequel than men.[16] On July 28, 2014, it was reported that on the internet, Chris Pratt expressed interest in reprising his role as Emmet for the sequel.[17] It was also reported that Will Arnett might return as Batman, but had not decided yet.[citation needed]

In October 2014, Warner Bros. scheduled The Lego Batman Movie for 2017, and The Lego Movie 2 for 2018.[1] By October 25, 2014, Lord and Miller had signed on to write The Lego Movie 2.[18] The writers have implied that the sequel will take place four years after the events of The Lego Movie.[19] In February 2015, Warner Bros. announced that the title of the sequel had been changed to The Lego Movie Sequel, and that Rob Schrab, co-writer of Monster House replaced McKay as director since McKay went to direct The Lego Batman Movie.[20] According to an interview at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the sequel will focus on Emmet and his sister, taking place in a "weird, dystopian version of Bricksburg."[21] On April 20, 2015, Warner Bros. scheduled The Lego Movie Sequel for a May 18, 2018 release date.[4] On June 17, 2016, the film's release was delayed until February 8, 2019.[22] By July 2016, Raphael Bob-Waksberg had been hired to do rewrites of the script.[23] By February 2017, Schrab had been replaced by Mike Mitchell, reportedly due to "creative differences".[24] On September 6, 2017, it was announced that production of The Lego Movie Sequel would begin in Canada on October 2, 2017.[25][26] It was also announced that Lord and Miller have returned to re-rewrite the script to tackle with gender issues on how a girl plays vs. how a boy plays.[27]

On March 23, 2018, it was confirmed that Tiffany Haddish was cast in the film as a new lead character while returning actors would be Pratt as regular guy turned Master Builder Emmet Brickowski, Elizabeth Banks as Wyldstyle, Arnett as Batman, Channing Tatum as Superman and Jonah Hill as Green Lantern.[28] On May 21, 2018, Warner Bros. officially renamed the film The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part along with releasing the first teaser poster.[29][30] It is the last film of The Lego Movie franchise to be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, as Universal Pictures will become the distributor of the franchise's future films.

Cancelled film[edit]

The Billion Brick Race[edit]

In March 2015, Warner Bros. announced that a third Lego Movie spin-off, titled The Billion Brick Race, was in development. By July 2016, Jason Segel and Drew Pearce signed onto the project as co-directors and co-writers.[31][32][33] In August 2017, it was announced that Jorge R. Gutierrez was hired to replace Pearce as co-director. At that time, the film was scheduled to be released on May 24, 2019.[34] By February 2018, Gutierrez had left the project.[35]

In July 2018, the film's plot was announced by Pearce to be a Lego racing movie, inspired by pre-existing race car films, including The Cannonball Run.[36]

In December 2019, concept art of the film's main characters was revealed by the film's initial director Jorge R. Gutierrez, along with the confirmation that the project was cancelled. With the poor box office results of the previous two Lego films along with the film's lengthy conceptual phase being the primary reasons.[37][38]

Future[edit]

Untitled Lego Batman Movie sequel[edit]

In December 2018, Chris McKay confirmed that a sequel was in development and that he would return to direct the film. However, the fate of this film is unlikely due to Warner Bros. losing the Lego film rights with Universal set a deal as the distributors for future Lego films.[39][better source needed]

Universal Pictures era[edit]

In December 2019, Universal Pictures entered early negotiations to distribute upcoming feature film properties based on the Lego toys. Although the original Lego Movie characters and films are still owned by Warner Bros. Pictures, Universal Pictures will develop and distribute future Lego films. In April 2020, the deal with Universal was set for a limited 5 year film deal with Warner Bros. still owning the previous films.[40]

Television[edit]

In May 2017, Warner Bros. and Lego announced that Unikitty, a character from The Lego Movie, would get a spin-off animated television series on Cartoon Network. For the show, she is voiced by Tara Strong. The premiere date was January 1, 2018 and the show's executive producers are Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Jill Wilfert and Sam Register. Ed Skudder (creator of Dick Figures and co-creator of Dogsnack) and Lynn Wang (co-creator of Dogsnack) are signed as producers while Aaron Horvath serves as supervising producer.[41][42][43] The series aired a Halloween special/sneak peek titled "Spoooooky Game" on October 27, 2017.[44] The series aired a second sneak peek "Sparkle Matter Matters" on November 17, 2017 and a third and final sneak peek/Christmas special titled "No Day Like Snow Day" aired December 1, 2017.

Short films[edit]

Short films set within the franchise were produced. Most of which were released on the home media releases of the films. In addition, various other shorts made to promote the films and unrelated real world events have been released on YouTube.

Batman's A True Artist (2014)[edit]

Batman's A True Artist is a stop-motion animated short film included on the home media release of The Lego Movie, it is presented as music video to Batman's song from that film. It was created by 6 year-old Markus Jolly.

Michelangelo and Lincoln: History Cops (2014)[edit]

Michelangelo and Lincoln: History Cops is a stop-motion animated short film included on the home media release of The Lego Movie. It is presented as a trailer to a fictional action blockbuster starring the master builders, Michaelangelo and Abraham Lincoln as they fight crime.

Enter the Ninjago (2014)[edit]

Enter the Ninjago is a short film included on the home media release of The Lego Movie[45]. The president of Hollywood sits down with Emmet and changes up the plot of The Lego Movie to prominently feature ninjas for marketing purposes. They eventually decide to create a new ninja based film, titled "The super-crunchy ninja skateboard party movie with pratfalls slash physical comedy and cute furry animals for the international audience" which the short jokingly states became the biggest box-office bomb in the history of cinema.

The Master (2016)[edit]

The Master is a 2016 computer animated short film written and directed by Jon Saunders, co-written by Ross Evans, Carey Yost and Remington D. Donovan and produced by Ryan Halprin. The short film was released on September 23, 2016, with Warner Animation Group's Storks, as well as early showings of The Lego Batman Movie in the United Kingdom. It stars Jackie Chan as Master Wu, Abbi Jacobson as The Chicken, and Justin Theroux as Narrator.[46] The short follows Wu and an annoying chicken. This is the first Lego short film to be released in theaters, and is also the first theatrical short film from The Lego Movie franchise.

Dark Hoser (2017)[edit]

Dark Hoser is a short film included on the home media release of The Lego Batman Movie[47]. Batman attends a tryout to apply to be a member of the Justice League of America, but only finds out he might be Canadian.

Batman is Just Not That Into You (2017)[edit]

Batman is Just Not That Into You is a short film included on the home media release of The Lego Batman Movie[48]. Harley Quinn hosts a talk show and helps The Joker break up with Batman.

Cooking with Alfred (2017)[edit]

Cooking with Alfred is a short film included on the home media release of The Lego Batman Movie[49]. Alfred hosts a cooking show with Batman and Robin as his guest stars.

Movie Sound Effects: How Do They Do That? (2017)[edit]

Movie Sound Effects: How Do They Do That? is a short film included on the home media release of The Lego Batman Movie[50]. Bane, The Riddler, Poison Ivy and Catwoman are brought into a sound booth to help record sound effects for The Lego Batman Movie.

Shark E. Shark in "Which Way To The Ocean?" (2017)[edit]

Shark E. Shark in "Which Way To The Ocean?" is a short film included on the home media release of The Lego Ninjago Movie[51]. The short follows a baby shark who tries make its way back the ocean after getting shot out of Garmadon's Shark cannon. The short is animated in the style of the artwork seen in Lego instruction booklets.

Zane's Stand Up Promo (2017)[edit]

Zane's Stand Up Promo is a short film included on the home media release of The Lego Ninjago Movie.[52] The short itself is a humorous promo for a Stand-up comedy DVD starring Zane.

Emmet's Holiday Party (2018)[edit]

On December 10, 2018, Warner Bros. released a Christmas-themed promotional short for The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, titled Emmet's Holiday Party.[53] In the short, Emmet and the citizens of Apocalypseburg throw a big Christmas Party to make everything awesome again despite the concern of attack from the Systar System from Lucy. Although originally released as an online short, it was eventually included as a bonus feature on The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part's home media release.

Cast and characters[edit]

Characters Films Attraction Television series
The Lego Movie The Lego Batman Movie The Lego Ninjago Movie The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part The Lego Movie:
4D – A New Adventure
Unikitty!
Emmet Brickowski
The Special
Chris Pratt Archive footage Chris Pratt A. J. Locascio
Lucy "Wyldstyle" Elizabeth Banks Elizabeth Banks
Bruce Wayne
Batman
Will Arnett Will Arnett Will Arnett Will Arnett
Adam West
(archive footage)
Princess Unikitty Alison Brie Silent cameo Alison Brie Tara Strong
Will Arnett
Ben "Benny" Charlie Day Charlie Day
MetalBeard Nick Offerman Nick Offerman
President Business / Lord Business Will Ferrell Will Ferrell
Vitruvius Morgan Freeman Uncredited voice actor
Bad Cop / Good Cop Liam Neeson
Superman Channing Tatum Channing Tatum
Green Lantern Jonah Hill Jonah Hill
Wonder Woman Cobie Smulders Silent cameo Cobie Smulders
Sherry Scratchen-Post Uncredited voice actor Mike Mitchell Uncredited voice actor
The Joker Zach Galifianakis
Richard "Dick" Grayson
Robin
Michael Cera
Barbara Gordon
Batgirl
Rosario Dawson
Alfred Pennyworth Ralph Fiennes Ralph Fiennes
Phyllis Ellie Kemper
Harley Quinn Jenny Slate Margot Rubin
Commissioner James "Jim" Gordon Héctor Elizondo
Chief O'Hara Lauren White
Voldemort Eddie Izzard
Sauron Jemaine Clement
King Kong Seth Green
Mayor McCaskill Mariah Carey Silent cameo
The Flash Silent cameo Adam DeVine Silent cameo
Lloyd Garmadon
Green Ninja
Dave Franco
Lord Garmadon Justin Theroux
Master Wu Jackie Chan
Kai Michael Peña
Zane Zach Woods
Cole Fred Armisen
Jay Kumail Nanjiani
Nya Abbi Jacobson
Koko
The Lady Iron Dragon
Olivia Munn
Rex Dangervest
Radical Emmet Xtreme
Chris Pratt
Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi Tiffany Haddish
General Sweet Mayhem Stephanie Beatriz
Ice Cream Cone Richard Ayoade Silent cameo
Banarnar Ben Schwartz
Balthazar Noel Fielding
Aquaman Silent cameo Jason Momoa
Risky Business Patton Oswalt
Prince Puppycorn Silent cameo Grey Griffin
Hawkodile Roger Craig Smith
Dr. Fox Kate Micucci
Richard "Rick" Roger Craig Smith
Master Frown Eric Bauza
Brock H. Michael Croner
Humans and Animals
Finn Jadon Sand Jadon Sand
Graham Miller
(young)
The Man Upstairs Will Ferrell Will Ferrell
Mom Amanda Farinos Maya Rudolph
Meowthra Pearl and Ruby
Mr. Liu Jackie Chan
Kid Kaan Gulder
Bianca Brooklynn Prince

Short films[edit]

Characters Shorts
Batman's A True Artist Michelangelo and Lincoln: History Cops The Master Dark Hoser Batman is Just Not That Into You Cooking with Alfred Movie Sound Effects: How Do They Do That? Zane's Stand Up Promo Emmet's Holiday Party
Bruce Wayne
Batman
Will Arnett Will Arnett Will Arnett
Michelangelo Uncredited voice actor
Abraham Lincoln Orville Forte
Master Wu Jackie Chan Jackie Chan
Chicken Abbi Jacobson
Superman Channing Tatum
The Joker Silent cameo Zach Galifianakis
Harley Quinn Jenny Slate
Two-Face Billy Dee Williams Billy Dee Williams
Bane Silent cameo Doug Benson Doug Benson
Green Lantern Jonah Hill Silent cameo
Alfred Pennyworth Silent cameo Ralph Fiennes Ralph Fiennes
Richard "Dick" Grayson
Robin
Michael Cera
Poison Ivy Silent cameo Silent cameo Riki Lindhome
The Riddler Conan O'Brien
Catwoman Silent cameo Zoë Kravitz
Zane Zach Woods
Kai Michael Peña
Cole Fred Armisen
Emmet Brickowski Chris Pratt
Lucy "Wyldstyle" Elizabeth Banks
Princess Unikitty Silent cameo Alison Brie
Ben "Benny" Charlie Day
MetalBeard Nick Offerman
Queen Whatevra Wa'Nabi Tiffany Haddish
General Sweet Mayhem Stephanie Beatriz
  • A dark gray cell indicates the character did not appear in that medium.

Additional crew & production details[edit]

Film Composer Editor(s) Executive producer(s) Co-producer(s) Production
Companies
Distributing
Company
Running time
The Lego Movie Mark Mothersbaugh David Burrows & Chris McKay Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Kathleen Fleming, Allison Abbate, Zareh Nalbandian, Jon Burton, Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Seanne Winslow, James Packer, Steven Mnuchin, Matt Skiena and Bruce Berman John Powers Middleton Warner Animation Group
Village Roadshow Pictures
Lego System A/S
Vertigo Entertainment
Lin Pictures
Warner Bros. Pictures 1hr 41mins
The Lego Batman Movie Lorne Balfe David Burrows, Matt Villa & John Venzon Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Will Allegra, Brad Lewis, Zareh Nalbandian and Steven Mnuchin Amber Naismith, Ryan Halprin, John Powers Middleton and Jon Burton Warner Animation Group
DC Entertainment
RatPac Entertainment
Lego System A/S
Lin Pictures
Lord Miller Productions
Vertigo Entertainment
1hr 44mins
The Lego Ninjago Movie Mark Mothersbaugh David Burrows, Garret Elkins, Ryan Folsey, Julie Rogers & John Venzon Jill Wilfert, Keith Malone, Simon Lucas, Chris Leahy, Seth Grahame-Smith, Zareh Nalbandian and Brett Ratner Ryan Halprin, Samantha Nisenboim, Will Allegra and John Powers Middleton Warner Animation Group
RatPac Entertainment
Lego System A/S
Lin Pictures
Lord Miller Productions
Vertigo Entertainment
Animal Logic
1hr 41mins
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Clare Knight Jill Wilfert, Keith Malone, Matthew Ashton, Chris McKay, Zareh Nalbandian, Ryan Halprin, Will Allegra and Chris Leahy Sharon Taylor and Kristen Murtha Warner Animation Group
Lego System A/S
Rideback
Lord Miller Productions
Vertigo Entertainment
Animal Logic
1hr 47mins

Reception[edit]

Box office performance[edit]

Film Release date Box office revenue Budget Ref.
North America Other
territories
Worldwide
The Lego Movie February 7, 2014 $257,760,692 $211,400,000 $469,160,692 $60,000,000 [54]
The Lego Batman Movie February 10, 2017 $175,750,384 $136,200,000 $311,950,384 $80,000,000 [55]
The Lego Ninjago Movie September 22, 2017 $59,281,555 $63,800,000 $123,081,555 $70,000,000 [56]
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part February 8, 2019 $105,806,508 $86,500,000 $192,306,508 $99,000,000 [57]
Total $598,599,139 $497,900,000 $1,096,499,139 $309,000,000

Critical and public response[edit]

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic CinemaScore Critic's Choice[58]
The LEGO Movie 96% (248 reviews)[59] 83 (43 reviews)[60] A[61] 91/100
The LEGO Batman Movie 90% (307 reviews)[62] 75 (48 reviews)[63] A–[61] 85/100
The LEGO Ninjago Movie 56% (133 reviews)[64] 55 (33 reviews)[65] B+[61] 64/100
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part 84% (290 reviews)[66] 65 (51 reviews)[67] A–[61] 76/100

Accolades[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie[68] The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Best Original Song Nominated Shortlisted

Golden Globe Awards[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Best Animated Feature Film Nominated

BAFTA Awards[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Animated Film Won

Critic's Choice Awards[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Best Animated Feature Won Nominated
Best Original Song Nominated

Annie Awards[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Best Animated Film Nominated
Directing in an Animated Feature Production Nominated Nominated
Writing in an Animated Feature Production Won
Editorial in an Animated Feature Production Nominated Nominated
Production Design in an Animated Feature Production Nominated
Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production Nominated

Golden Tomato Award[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Best Animated Movie Won 4th Place 2nd Place

Kids' Choice Awards[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Favorite Animated Movie Nominated Nominated Nominated
Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
Favorite Female Voice in an Animated Movie Nominated
Favorite Male Voice in an Animated Movie Nominated

Visual Effects Society Awards[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie[69] The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part[70] The LEGO Batman Movie [71] The LEGO Ninjago Movie[71]
Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature Nominated Nominated Nominated Nominated

Producers Guild of America[edit]

Award Main series Spin-offs
The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Producers Guild of America Award for Best Animated Motion Picture Won Nominated

In other media[edit]

Video games[edit]

The Lego Movie Videogame (2014)[edit]

The Lego Movie Videogame is the first video game in the franchise, and is loosely based on the 2014 film. The game was developed by TT Fusion, TT Games, and Feral Interactive (for macOS), and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It was released alongside the film in 2014 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, and Xbox One,[72] and on 16 October 2014 for Mac OS X by Feral Interactive.[73]

Todd Hansen is the only actor to reprise his role from the film as Gandalf, but Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman were credited for their film voices. It features over 100 playable characters.[74]

Lego Dimensions (2015)[edit]

Lego Dimensions includes characters from various franchises, including The Lego Movie and The Lego Batman Movie.[citation needed] The game's Starter Pack includes Wyldstyle, while Emmet, Benny, Bad Cop, and Unikitty are included in Fun Packs. From The Lego Batman Movie, Robin and Batgirl are included in a Story Pack while Excalibur Batman is included in a Fun Pack.

The Lego Batman Movie Game (2017)[edit]

Based on The Lego Batman Movie, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released the endless-runner game coinciding with the release of the film. It was released for Android and iOS.[citation needed]

The Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game (2017)[edit]

Based on The Lego Ninjago Movie, it was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, alongside the film, in North America on 22 September 2017, and worldwide on 20 October 2017.[75] It serves as the second spin-off video game and the third game in The Lego Movie franchise.

The Lego Movie 2 Videogame (2019)[edit]

Based on The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, the next videogame in the series was announced on November 27, 2018 and was released in North America on February 26, 2019 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows; on March 14, 2019 it was released on macOS.[76]

Attractions[edit]

On December 16, 2015, a promo video for a new 4D film at Legoland Florida based on The Lego Movie called The Lego Movie: 4D – A New Adventure was posted onto Lego's YouTube channel.[77] The short subject premiered at Legoland Florida on January 29, 2016 before being rolled out to all other Legoland Parks and Legoland Discovery Centers later that year. It sees many of the original cast returning including Elizabeth Banks as Lucy "Wyldstyle", Nick Offerman as MetalBeard, Alison Brie as Princess Unikitty and Charlie Day as Benny while Emmet is voiced by A.J. Locascio (due to Chris Pratt being unavailable at the time). The ride introduces a new character, Risky Business (voiced by Patton Oswalt), who is Lord Business' older brother.[78]

Lego sets[edit]

The Lego Movie Sets[edit]

The first sets were released in the United States on December 30, 2013 and in the United Kingdom on December 26 that based on the film The Lego Movie with 14 sets being released.[79][80][81] The largest of the sets is "MetalBeard's Sea Cow" which included 2741 pieces and five minifigures.[82][83] In addition to the sets three polybag sets have been released as promotions are "The Piece of Resistance", "Micro Manager Battle" and "Super Secret Police Enforcer".[84]

The second sets were released in the United States on June 3, 2014 and in the United Kingdom on June 1 with 6 sets being released.[85][80][86][87] In addition to the sets three polybag sets have been released as promotions are "Pyjamas Emmet", "Radio DJ Robot" and "Western Emmet".[88]

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Sets[edit]

The first sets were released in the United States on January 5, 2019 and in the United Kingdom that based on the film The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part with 17 sets being released.[89][90][91] The largest of the sets is "Rex's Rexplorer!" which included 1187 pieces and two minifigures.[92] In addition to the sets five polybag sets have been released as promotions are "Emmet's 'Piece' Offering", "Rex's Plantimal Ambush", "Lucy vs. Alien Invader", "Mini Master-Building MetalBeard" and "Mini Master-Building Emmet".

The second sets were released in the United States on April 22, 2019 and in the United Kingdom on May 1 with 6 sets being released.[93][94][95][96] The two largest sets are "The Rexcelsior!"[97] and "Welcome to Apocalypseburg!".[98][99][100] In addition to the sets two Magazine Gift sets have been released as promotions are "Emmet with Tools" and Rex with Jetpack".

The Lego Batman Movie Sets[edit]

The first sets were released in the United States on January 2, 2017 and in the United Kingdom on January 1 that based on the film The Lego Batman Movie with 13 sets being released.[101][102][103][104][105][106][107] In addition to the sets 8 polybag sets have been released as promotions are "The Mini Batmobile", "Batman in the Phantom Zone",[108] "The Joker Battle Training", "The Mini Batwing", "The Mini Ultimate Batmobile", "Disco Batman - Tears of Batman", "Batgirl"[109] and "Bat Shooter".

The second sets were released in the United States on June 2, 2017 and in the United Kingdom on June 1 with 5 sets being released[110][111][112] talso included "The Ultimate Batmobile".[113] In addition to the sets 2 polybag sets have been released as promotions are "Batman Battle Pod" and "Accessory pack".[114]

The third sets were released in the United States on January 1, 2018 with 6 sets being released. The largest of the sets is "The Joker Manor" which included 3444 pieces and ten minifigures.[115]

The Lego Ninjago Movie Sets[edit]

The first sets were released in the United States on August 1, 2017 that based on the film The Lego Ninjago Movie with 15 sets being released.[116][117][118][119][120][121] The largest of the sets is "NINJAGO City" which included 4867 pieces and 19 minifigures.[122][123]

The second sets were released in the United States on December 2, 2017 with 5 sets being released.[124][125][126] In addition to the sets 5 polybag sets have been released as promotions are "Quake Mech", "Ice Tank", "Green Ninja Mech Dragon", "Kendo Lloyd" and "Lloyd".

The third sets were released in the United States on August 1, 2018 with only one set called "NINJAGO City Docks" which included 3553 pieces and 14 minifigures. In addition to the sets 2 polybag sets have been released as promotions are "Movie Maker" and "Kai's Dojo Pod"[127][128] also included 1 magazine gift called "Lloyd".

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