13 Fun Facts and Quotes from the Sing Movie

Get ready for the family musical comedy of the year with our favorite Sing movie quotes and trivia! Check it out!

Looking for some fun Sing movie quotes and trivia? We have you covered! We’re really looking forward to this sweet computer-animated family movie about Buster, a koala who is trying to save his theater from being shut down. The film releases on December 21, just in time for the holiday season! Judging by the trailer, it looks like it’s going to be a fun movie for fans of musicals! My kids are really looking forward to seeing it! Check out the trailer, then read on for some fun Sing movie quotes and trivia facts!

Sing Movie Quotes & Trivia

Sing tells the story of Buster Moon, a koala who is trying to save his theater from being shut down. He and his friend, Eddie, a sheep, decide to have a singing competition. The competitors include Rosita and Gunther, a pig duo; Mike, a white mouse; Ash, a porcupine; Meena, an elephant and Johnny, a gorilla. Here are some trivia and quotes from the movie Sing.

9 Fun Bits of Sing Trivia

  • Sing is only the 2nd musical put out by Illumination. The first was The Lorax. 
  • As I mentioned above, fans of musicals are going LOVE Sing! The movie features a total of 85 hit songs, beginning from the 1940’s until today. Some of the songs include My Way by Paul Anka and performed by Seth MacFarlane, Golden Slumbers by Paul McCartney and performed by Jennifer Hudson and Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen and performed by Matthew McConaughey.
  • Speaking of Seth, this is his first time doing a voice role in a movie that wasn’t put out by his own studio.
  • Garth Jennings is the movie’s director. He previously also directed The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in 2005 and Son of Rambow in 2007.
  • Sing is produced by Illumination Entertainment. This is the first time that the production company has released two movies in the same year. They also released The Secret Life of Pets on July 8, 2016.
  • This is the 2nd animated movie that Matthew McConaughey has been featured in. His 1st was earlier this year when he voiced the role of Beetle in the August 18, 2016 movie Kubo and the Two Strings.
  • Another fun fact about Matthew, this is the first time he’s with Reese Witherspoon since the 2012 film Mud. 


  • Scarlett Johansson has also been busy this year! This is her second voice-over role. The first was the Jungle Book.
  • Talking animals rule in 2016. This is the 4th major animated movie featuring a world ruled by animals.

Sing Movie Quotes

Conversation between Buster Moon and Eddie:

Buster- “My theater has been going through some pretty rough times lately, so what do I do?”

Eddie- “Quit?”

Buster- “No. My next show is going to be, drumroll please… A singing competition! Just think your neighbor, the, the grocery store manager, that chicken, right there! Real talent from real life.”

Conversation between Gunter and Rosita:

Gunter- “You can’t just sing it; you’ve got to show the fire of desire!”

Rosita- “The fire went out a long time ago.”


Conversation between Meena and her grandpa:

Grandpa- “If I had a voice like Meena’s I’d be a superstar by now! Just singing, ooh, yeah, happy, ooh, yeah!”

Meena- “Sure you would, Grandpa. Now blow out your candles.”

Conversation between Johnny and Miss Crawl, as Johnny hits the piano keys in frustration:

Johnny- “I could really use some extra piano lessons.”

Miss Crawl- “Yes, that was very bad.”

We’ll update this with even more Sing movie quotes once the film releases. In the meantime, these should get you pretty excited about the musical! Remember, it releases on December 21st, just in time for the holidays!

Have you heard any fun Sing movie quotes or trivia tidbits? Will you be seeing this film with your family? Share in the comments!

18 thoughts on “13 Fun Facts and Quotes from the Sing Movie”

  1. I am looking forward to seeing this musical. I will have to get together with a few friends and take the kids to the movies when it comes out. I know they are going to love it.

  2. This looks so adorable! I hadn’t heard of this until now this is super cute! would love to see this with my kids looks like one they’d all enjoy!

  3. This sounds like a cute movie, and it comes out on my birthday! I may have to go see it after my birthday lunch. I am a fan of most of the actors I saw listed for the voices, this should be adorable!

  4. It is always around this time every year that movies like these are released! This would be another must watch for me. I will make sure I to take my granddaughter with me. Oh, we’ll have so much fun!

  5. How cute does this movie look!? It looks like it’s going to be released 2 days before my birthday, so I think I know what we’ll be treating the family to that night!

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