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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.

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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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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

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

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Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The TV shows watched in the department store during their overnight stay were: The Saint (1962), Bewitched (1964), and The Dating Game (1965). See more »

Goofs

In the bedtime story Scarlet tells the minions, she depicts herself on the North Pole, being abandoned by penguins. There are no penguins on the North Pole. 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

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

Spoofs Miss Congeniality (2000) See more »

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Arranged and Performed by Houseman
Courtesy of Music Factory Entertainment Group Ltd.
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A treat for the whole family!
11 July 2015 | by (America) – See all my reviews

My wife and I went to see this, we loved both Despicable Me's, and had high hopes for the movie. Thankfully, while it wasn't as good as either Despicable Me's, it was a good movie. It is very kid oriented, duh, so don't go thinking you're going to get an in-depth plot line. The minions are corny and their antics are as slapstick as they are in Despicable Me. While you would think that it would be difficult to relate to, due to them not speaking English, it's not a problem. They did a great job at making everything understandable through context, even for a small child. The biggest issue I had was in the form of Scarlet Overkill. I didn't care for the angle they chose to go with her. I'll leave it at that so I don't include any spoilers. If you have small children, they will love every minute of this movie. Minions is simple, fun, and safe for anyone!!!


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