6.4/10
161,680
281 user 319 critic

Minions (2015)

Trailer
0:53 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

Writer:

Reviews
Popularity
607 ( 63)
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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.

Directors: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Stars: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt
Despicable Me (2010)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.

Directors: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Stars: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

Director: Dan Scanlon
Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi
Madagascar (2005)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Spoiled by their upbringing and unaware of what wildlife really is, four animals from the New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Stars: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Stars: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Directors: Don Hall, Chris Williams
Stars: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance: However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a tyro in martial arts.

Directors: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
Stars: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie
Frozen I (2013)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
Stars: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff
Brave (2012)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson
Shrek 2 (2004)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

Directors: Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier
Stars: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Herb Overkill (voice)
...
Walter Nelson (voice)
...
Madge Nelson (voice)
...
Professor Flux / Tower Guard (voice)
...
The Queen (voice)
...
Narrator (voice)
...
Young Gru (voice)
...
The Minions (voice)
...
Tina (voice)
Michael Beattie ...
VNC Announcer / Walter Jr. (voice)
...
Sumo Villain (voice)
...
Fabrice (voice)
Alex Dowding ...
Royal Advisor (voice)
...
News Reporter (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Ever since the dawn of time, the Minions have lived to serve the most despicable of masters. From T. rex to Napoleon, the easily distracted tribe has helped the biggest and the baddest of villains. Now, join protective leader Kevin, teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob on a global road trip where they'll earn a shot to work for a new boss-the world's first female super-villain-and try to save all of Minionkind...from annihilation. Written by Universal Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Before Gru, they had a history of bad bosses See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Suoiuiw  »

Box Office

Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$336,029,560 (USA) (11 December 2015)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Only movie under 100 million dollars budget to cross 1 billion mark (without being re-released). See more »

Goofs

In Egypt, the pyramid is balanced on one of its bottom corners and falls landing upright on its bottom. Then you see a minion turning the plans over which are upside down suggesting that the pyramid was built upside down on its top point. If the pyramid had been built upside down, it would've fallen on one of its sides and not its bottom. See more »

Quotes

Walter Nelson: You're going to Villain-Con, aren't ya?
Bob the Minion: Villain-Con!
Tina: [shows Kevin her magazine] I'm going to get all of my favorite villains to sign my magazine! Scarlet Overkill! If I was a minion, that's who'd I want to work for!
See more »

Crazy Credits

The Universal Pictures fanfare is sung by Minions. One of them holds a note until he loses his breath and passes out on the Illumination Entertainment title card. See more »

Connections

References Alice in Wonderland (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

The Saint
From the series The Saint (1962)
Written by Edwin Astley
Courtesy of ITV Global Entertainment Ltd
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Disappointing..apparently even for kids
3 July 2015 | by (Belfast) – See all my reviews

If you've seen the trailer for this then it doesn't matter if you turn up to the cinema 15 minutes late as the beginning is an extended version of it with few extra jokes. The guy next to me obviously had as he fell asleep during it!

The cinema was full of children. Not children laughing. I suspect some were actually bored by it. To be honest, I was expecting more jokes myself but most of it is just a bit predictable and even uninteresting.

The last 10 minutes produces the best parts, but you have to sit through the rest of it to get there.

All in all it was disappointing.


11 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?