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Minions (2015)

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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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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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


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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

This film shows how the minions come cross their iconic dungarees. However, the dungarees don't sport Gru's logo as they don't work for Gru at the time. 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: They took everything from me! My castle, my reputation! Things look bleak, baby, I'm not gonna lie! But now, at least, I have my crown!
[Gru freezes her off-screen]
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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 »


Soundtracks

Ride Of The Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner
Performed by Marian Pivka & The Budapest Symphony Orchestra (as the Budapest Symphonic Orchestra)
Courtesy of Cleopatra Records
By arrangement with The Orchard
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Below par money spinner
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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