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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

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Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

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Cast

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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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Silas (voice)
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Agnes (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Antonio (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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More minions. More despicable. See more »


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Rated PG for rude humor and mild action | See all certifications »

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3 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi villano favorito 2  »

Box Office

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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Though most of the movie was from the script, there were some lines ad-libbed by Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig. See more »

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When Lucy is tazing Gru he drops his freeze ray but when it shows her trying to pick him up it is gone. See more »

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Agnes: Eat jelly, you purple freaks!
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When the world needed a hero, they called a villain.
23 June 2013 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

I went to the cinema preview with my friend for this movie, and its even better than the first film! I only saw the first film recently, and I really liked it. I wasn't sure I wanted to go and see the film at first, but my mate wanted me to go and see the preview yesterday with him, and reluctantly, I said yes. Usually, the second films aren't better than the first, but boy was I wrong! I was laughing through out the whole film, and so was everyone in the audience, it was full to! Steve Carrell's character, Gru, was hilarious. I think everyone could agree though, the minions were the best characters in the film. My friend told me the directors made up a little language and did the voices, and I was very impressed, for you could hear a hint of English in every word they said.

So, if you have seen the first film and liked it, don't hesitate to go and see it when it officially come out on the 28th June. And if you haven't seen the first film, why not?


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