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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

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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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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)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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More minions. More despicable. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

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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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Dave comes out of the kitchen in the cupcake shop with the minion cupcake, Lucy splits it apart, then pins Dave down and asks Gru if he knows him. But when she captured Gru and took him to the submarine, there were two minions with him and Lucy never asked about them then. 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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Crazy Credits

Throughout the first half of the end credits, three minions hold auditions for Minions (2015). See more »

Connections

Referenced in On Cinema: 'The Lone Ranger' and 'Despicable Me 2' (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Jamming
Written by Bob Marley
Produced and Performed by Ali Dee
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Much better than Monster's University!
19 October 2013 | by (London) – See all my reviews

What a delight.After being put off by the terrible terrible MU,i was double happy to see this.It definitely lived up to the original.I really loved it.When i read the plot for the first time,i thought they were going to side the three girls.But they did not.The jokes were laugh out loud,both for kids and adults.The animation has to be the most beautiful thing of this movie.The colors,environment,everything was just too cheerful.I don't care if they make a 100 movies,but if everyone is as beautiful as this,i won't mind watching every single of it.I'm so happy that i grossed 850+M.I really don't get all the hate so much.I want this to win Oscar,not MU.I can't say anything because Pixar always does magic,but this time,DM2 stole that magic!


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