It's one of the most anticipated films of the year and this weekend we'll find out if the build up for The Lego Movie has been worth it.

The film based on the popular construction toy tells the story of Emmet, an ordinary Lego minifigure who joins a epic quest to stop an evil tyrant after being mistaken for the most extraordinary person in Legoland.

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It features a stellar cast including Will Ferrell, Chris Pratt, Morgan Freeman, Jonah Hill, Cobie Smulder, Liam Neeson and Nick Offerman.

However, it's not the first time that Lego has been used to make movies. Fans have been making brickfilms for years, recreating their favourite film scenes and trailers using the construction toy.

Here are 10 of the best Lego film tributes and trailers.


This Lego trailer for Christopher Nolan's Inception was made using stop-motion animation and took months to complete.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

This short-film recreates the famous Camelot song and dance routine from the Pythons' popular film.

The Star Wars trilogy

This brickfilm tell the story of the original Star Wars trilogy in just over two minutes.

The Matrix

This recreation of the bullet dodge scene from The Matrix took 440 hours to create.

The Hobbit

The escape from Goblin Town scene from The Hobbit took five and a half months and over 1,500 hours to create.

Crocodile Dundee

This famous scene from the 1986 film was made for the brickfilmers 2008 movie montage.

Shaun of the Dead

This brickfilm is a shot for shot recreation of the trailer for the horror comedy film.

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

Probably the most famous scene from the Indiana Jones trilogy, this temple escape stop-motion includes over 500 different still images.


Blade Runner

This tears in the rain scene from Ridley Scott's sci-fi classic was made for a Bricks in Motion film montage.

Napoleon Dynamite

This brickfilm recreates the famous bike scene from this popular indie flick.

And finally...
For those of you who can't wait to see the new Lego Movie, watch the trailer below.

The Lego Movie hits cinemas on Friday, February 14.