The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret inside your . Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the ’s user. In this , each emoji has only one facial expression – except for Gene (T.J. Miller), an exuberant emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple . Determined to become “normal” like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 (James Corden) and the notorious code breaker emoji Jailbreak (Ilana Glazer). Together, they embark on an epic “app-venture” through the apps on the , each its own wild and fun , to find the Code that will fix Gene. But when a greater threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their before it’s forever. Directed by Tony Leondis. Written by Tony Leondis & Eric Siegel and Mike White. Produced by Michelle Raimo Kouyate.