The Emoji Movie

The Emoji Movie: Emojis are given human voice and feelings to make their movie

It is the secret world of Smartphone where lives Gene a multi-expressional emoji. He’s happy with his friends, Hi-5 and Jailbreak, a code breaker emoji. Every phone has a city of emojis. It is called Textopolis. The Emoji Movie starts with this secret hinterland. While all other emojis have one expression, Gene can make multiple expressions. One day, Gene thinks of becoming normal and sets out in the search for code that can make it normal.

The three emojis, Gene, Hi-5 and Jailbreak, start together and travel beyond their city Textopolis to search the app that can make Gene normal. What is more interesting in the story is the journey of emojis through the phone. They come across many apps in their epic journey and find that every app has its own world and friends and foes. They look for the code that can fix Gene but the code seems to be missing.

The three friends continue their search but they find that the phone and the very existence of their city Textopolis are in danger. It is a greater risk that can destroy the phone and with phone the city where all the emojis live happily. The situation becomes tricky and demands quick action by the three friends. They decided to join hands to fight with the danger and save the phone and their city.

Gene is an intelligent emoji and Jailbreak is a code breaker. Hi-5 is also a smart emoji. Together the three friends are able to take a strong stand against the imminent danger. The movie tells how emojis give a united fight to the danger and save their existence. It is a short movie hence good to see. The story starts with Gene and concludes on the survival of all the emojis and the Textopolis where they live.

The Emoji Movie First Look & Poster

The poster is made colorful as the movie is about the emojis that display different expressions. There is an emoji for each expression but Gene is the only emoji with multiple expressions. The poster shows all the emojis posing for a selfie. There is Angry Bird and also there is a monkey and Hi-5 showing his smiling face. The Gene is seen in the mid and he can be recognized from his facial expression. The beautiful poster has name of the movie written in white.

Why watch the movie?

It is the first time a writer travelled inside a phone and contemplated a city in the phone. Textopolis is the city of emojis where kids would want to go. This summer, you can take your kids on an adventurous journey inside a Smartphone and let them explore the unknown world of emojis.


• An animated Popeye film was put on hold to complete The Emoji Movie
• Originally Ilana Glazer was selected for the voice of Jailbreak
• The Emoji Movie is the second CGI movie of Steve Wright
• Emojimovie: Express Yourself was the first title of the movie

Directed – Tony, Leondis
Produced – Michelle Raimo Kouyate
Written – Eric Siegel, Tony Leondis, Mike White
Starring – T. J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Jake T. Austin, Christina Aguilera, Sofia Vergara, Patrick, Stewart

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