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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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Silas (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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$76,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$368,049,635 (USA) (10 January 2014)
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Trivia

When Gru takes off on his motorcycle (shades of James Bond) to rescue Lucy, he's wearing a helmet with goggles. The directors didn't want to show him wearing the goggles, because he would look like a Minion; plus, it's a throwback to various World War II movies where a hero rides a motorcycle. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the film, when the secret lab is stolen from the Arctic, the footage is being viewed in AVL headquarters. The information on their screen includes latitude and longitude co-ordinates.

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Quotes

Margo: [to Gru; glaring at Antonio] I hate boys.
Gru: Yes, they stink.
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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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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.175 (2013) See more »

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Written by Henri Belolo, Jacques Morali, and Victor Willis
Music Performed by The Village People (as Village People)
Courtesy of Scorpio Music, S.A.
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Vocals Performed by Pierre Coffin
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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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