It’s Finally Here! The LEGO Movie Opens Today

My daughter is so excited that The LEGO Movie opens today. She has vetoed every suggestion that I had for tonight other than seeing the movie. If school was closed due to the cold temperatures today, we were going to go to an early matinee. We’re going to settle for an evening showing after school instead.

With the release of the movie this morning, I found a few associated deals that I wanted to share with you.

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Zulily is offering a deal on LEGO items today. Available items include books, clothing, storage and more with themes like The LEGO Movie, Star Wars, Super Heroes, Friends, and more. Shop the LEGO Collection – up to 55% off .

Part of my daughter’s excitement about The LEGO Movie comes from her love of the themed LEGO Movies like LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out and Star Wars Lego: The Padawan Menace. Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles which aired on Cartoon Network is coming to DVD soon. I ordered a copy for us this morning.


Catch the trailer for The LEGO Movie below:

The press release below includes more information on the movie.

“The LEGO® Movie” is the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO® adventure.

Directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” “21 Jump Street”) the original 3D computer-animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as The Special, the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

Chris Pratt is the voice of Emmet. Will Ferrell is the voice of President Business, aka Lord Business, an uptight CEO who has a hard time balancing world domination with micro-managing his own life, and Liam Neeson is the voice of Lord Business’s loyal henchman, Bad Cop/Good Cop, who will stop at nothing to catch Emmet.

Voicing the members of Emmet’s rebel crew on this heroic mission are Morgan Freeman as the ancient mystic Vitruvius; Elizabeth Banks as tough-as-nails Wyldstyle, who mistakes Emmet for the savior of the world and guides him on his quest; Will Arnett as the mysterious BatmanTM, a LEGO minifigure with whom Wyldstyle shares a history; Nick Offerman as the craggy, swaggering pirate Metal Beard, obsessed with revenge on Lord Business; Alison Brie as the sweet and loveable Unikitty and Charlie Day as Benny, the 1980-something Spaceman.

Warner Bros Pictures Presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, in association with LEGO System A/S, a Vertigo Entertainment/Lin Pictures Production: “The LEGO Movie,” starring Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie and Charlie Day, with Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman.

The screenplay is by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller from a story by Dan Hageman & Kevin Hageman and Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, based on LEGO construction toys.

“The LEGO Movie” was produced by Dan Lin and Roy Lee. Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Kathleen Fleming, Allison Abbate, Zareh Nalbandian, Jon Burton, Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Seanne Winslow, Matt Skiena and Bruce Berman served as executive producers, and John Powers Middleton as co-producer.

The creative filmmaking team included cinematographer Pablo Plaisted, production designer Grant Freckelton, editors David Burrows and Chris McKay, and composer Mark Mothersbaugh.

Chris McKay also served as animation co-director.

“The LEGO Movie” will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.

This film is rated PG for “mild action and rude humor.”

LEGO, the LEGO logo, the minifigure and the brick and knob configuration are trademarks of The LEGO Group. ©2014 The LEGO Group. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.

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If you loved the movie as much as we did, it is available for pre-order on Amazon. With their pre-order price guarantee you will pay their lowest price from the time that you have ordered and the day of release. We frequently take advantage of the Amazon pre-order on movies.

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