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Minions (2015)

PG  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  10 July 2015 (USA)
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Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlett Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

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Cast

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Herb Overkill (voice)
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Walter Nelson (voice)
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Madge Nelson (voice)
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Professor Flux / Tower Guard (voice)
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The Queen (voice)
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Narrator (voice)
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Young Gru (voice)
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The Minions (voice)
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Tina (voice)
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VNC Announcer / Walter Jr. (voice)
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Sumo Villain (voice)
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Fabrice (voice)
Alex Dowding ...
Royal Advisor (voice)
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News Reporter (voice)
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Storyline

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters - from T. rex to Napoleon - the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he - alongside teen-age rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob - ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock), the world's first supervillainess ever. They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, ending in modern London, where they must face their biggest challenge to date: saving all of Minionkind...from annihilation. Featuring a sound-track of hit music ... Written by Universal Pictures and Brian McInnis

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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$115,200,000 (USA) (10 July 2015)

Gross:

$325,052,310 (USA) (31 August 2015)
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Trivia

The leading three minions were designed to resemble Gru's daughters: Margo, Agnes and Edith. See more »

Goofs

As the three minions land in New York, you can briefly see S.S. France probably docked at Pier 88 (official French Line pier at the time). Her funnel colors were red with black tops until 1979, as she was sold to Norwegian Caribbean Line and became S.S. Norway (www.classicliners.net/SSNORWAY.html). See more »

Quotes

Scarlett Overkill: You have no idea who you're messing with! I am the greatest supervillain of all time!
Young Gru: [chuckles] Oh, WERE you?
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Crazy Credits

There are various jokes with the Minions as the end-credits initially scroll, followed by an extended post-credits sequence in which Kevin, Stuart and Bob perform a version of The Beatles song "Revolution" and most of the characters from the movie re-appear. See more »

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References The Monkees (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Together
Written by Gary Bonner, Alan Gordon
Performed by The Turtles
Courtesy of Flo & Eddie, Inc.
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27 June 2015 | by (Newbury, England) – See all my reviews

I don't usually write reviews but this was such a disappointment that I felt I had to put something. Most of the good jokes were shown in the trailers, so if you've seen the trailer then it's probably not worth the money. There were 3 of us watched this and although we all loved the despicable movies none of us enjoyed this. My son (11) said it felt like it was 2 hours long it was so boring. I can't really explain why it came across as so poor - but it just seemed really lazy and without Gru to play against the Minnions were just to simple. It was slapstick with no soul. The music although quite good didn't really seem to fit the film - just seemed to be tacked on at bit were they felt they should have a soundtrack and a famous song. Buy yourself a copy of despicable me and watch it again and again. Much better value for money! This just felt rushed, with loads of stock jokes, maybe hoping enough of them would hit the mark - they didn't.


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