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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

PG  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  3 July 2013 (USA)
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When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness.

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Gru (voice)
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Lucy (voice)
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Eduardo / El Macho (voice)
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Margo (voice)
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Dr. Nefario (voice)
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Floyd (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Jillian (voice)
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Shannon (voice)
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Kevin the Minion / Bob the Minion / Stuart the Minion / Additional Minions / Evil Minions (voice)
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Additional Minions / Evil Minions / Italian Waiter (voice)
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Arctic Lab Guards (voice)
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Storyline

While Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides it needs an insider's help and recruits Gru in the investigation. Together with the eccentric AVL agent, Lucy Wilde, Gru concludes that his prime suspect is the presumed dead supervillain, El Macho, whose his teenage son is also making the moves on his eldest daughter, Margo. Seemingly blinded by his overprotectiveness of his children and his growing mutual attraction to Lucy, Gru seems on the wrong track even as his minions are being quietly kidnapped en masse for some malevolent purpose. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Budget:

$76,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$83,517,315 (USA) (5 July 2013)

Gross:

$368,049,635 (USA) (10 January 2014)
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In Gru's entry hallway, the petals of a flower in a painting are the trefoil bio-hazard symbol. Other artwork displays "Poison Dart Frogs" and "Pirate Flags." See more »

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Early in the movie one of the minions is vacuuming and answers the front door. The door opens in. Later when Gru is sitting on the front porch and Agnes comes out with an umbrella, the door opens out. See more »

Quotes

Lucy: [calmly] Don't worry about me, Gru! I'll be fine. I have survived lots worse than this... Okay, that's not entirely true
[switches from calmly to frantically]
Lucy: I'm actually kind of freaking out up here!
Gru: [attempting to free her] Don't worry. I will get you out of this.
[once seeing Pollito near the unguarded remote, however, both Gru and Lucy gasp. Pollito looks at the spies before pecking the red button on the rocket's launch remote]
Gru: [grumbling; about Pollito] I really hate that chicken.
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Throughout the first half of the end credits, three minions hold auditions for Minions (2015). See more »

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References The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) See more »

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12 July 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't understand how this is 7.8. I am a fair reviewer and this is at most a 6 by IMDb standards.

It is well rendered, and there are some innovative parts, the characters which were excellently formed in the first one have now no consistency, the subplots clumsily come together, and no matter how many reviewers say this has adult and child appeal, it really is aimed at very young children.

if I was to compare it in standard, you are looking at a Ice Age/Madagascar standard instead of the Kung Fu Panda/Toy Story 3 level.

Worth a watch but 7.8 sounds a bit fishy to me


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