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Big Hero 6 (2014)

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The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

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Don Hall, Chris Williams

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Jordan Roberts (screenplay by), Robert L. Baird (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Adsit ... Baymax (voice)
Ryan Potter ... Hiro (voice)
Daniel Henney ... Tadashi (voice)
T.J. Miller ... Fred (voice)
Jamie Chung ... Go Go (voice)
Damon Wayans Jr. ... Wasabi (voice)
Genesis Rodriguez ... Honey Lemon (voice)
James Cromwell ... Robert Callaghan (voice)
Alan Tudyk ... Alistair Krei (voice)
Maya Rudolph ... Cass (voice)
Abraham Benrubi ... General (voice)
Katie Lowes ... Abigail (voice)
Billy Bush ... Newscaster (voice)
Daniel Gerson ... Desk Sergeant (voice)
Paul Briggs Paul Briggs ... Yama (voice)
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Storyline

When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called "Big Hero 6." Written by Walt Disney Animation Studios

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From the creators of Wreck-It Ralph and Frozen.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and peril, some rude humor, and thematic elements. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Hero 6 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,215,889, 10 November 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$222,527,828

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$657,827,828
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2.39 : 1
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[first lines]
Ringleader: The winner, by total annihilation - Yamaaaa!
Yama: Who's next? Who has the guts to step into the ring, with Little Yama...
Hiro: Can I try? I have a robot. I built it myself.
Yama: [laughs raucously]
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References Hercules (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Boca Dulce Boca
Written by Estéfano (as F. Estefano Salgado) and Kike Santander (as Flavio Enrique Santander)
Performed by Jose Luis Rodriguez
Courtesy of Sony Music (US) Latin, LLC
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Everyone needs a little Baymax in their lives
12 April 2015 | by MyusersnameiscoolokaySee all my reviews

Big Hero 6 [2014] is the Disney 3-D animated comedy action film that centers on Hiro Hamada, a 14-year old robotics prodigy, Baymax (an inflatable health companion robot) and an unlikely team of superheros.

5/5 graphics. Big Hero 6 transports viewers into a new visual realm and relatively individual style (besides its anime resemblance). The story is set in the futuristic city of 'San Fransokyo'. A little of Tokyo and San Francisco in one place. This explains the amalgamation of both Japanese and American components within the story and setting. It should be noted that Big Hero 6 is not a wholly original idea, and the animation is inspired by the Marvel comic by the very same name.

Baymax. Voiced by Scott Adsit, this lovable robot is animated to appear soft, cuddly and adorable, credit goes to the graphics and writing team on this one. Hiro's close friendship with Baymax is a highlight. Baymax can hold his own on the screen alone too, just strolling through the city streets, caring for others health and well-being. So yeah, he's cute and he knows it.

Expect to have a couple of teary moments. I won't describe or skim through details, out of utmost respect for those who haven't had a chance to see it yet. Since more serious topics aren't the usual in children targeted animation films, it's a nice change of pace.

Fantastic message for the young'uns. The main character Hiro (voiced by Ryan Potter) and the rest of the superheros team study robotics at the local university (including T.J. Miller from Silicon Valley and Damon Wayans Jr from New Girl). Reach your potential, practice non-violence and exercise sacrifice. That's just the tip of the iceberg. There are more spoiler-worthy ones that will be omitted from this review entirely. By the way, it's not 'preachy' in the slightest.


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