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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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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

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

There's some of the Minionese's words taken from Indonesian such as "terima kasih" (thank you), "kemari" (come here), "yang mulia" (your highness) and other else. This is mainly because Pierre Coffin's mother is an Indonesian writer. See more »

Goofs

The Nelsons' family station wagon bears the New York license plate, "BRN2ROB". New York did not introduce personalized plates until 1977, which were limited to 6 characters and had pattern limitations. The plates on this car could not have been had until 1982 at the earliest, 16 years after the setting of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Scarlett Overkill: Work for me, and all this will be yours: respect, power...
Stuart the Minion: Banana!
Scarlett Overkill: ...Banana!
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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

References It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

You Really Got Me
Written by Ray Davies
Performed by The Kinks
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
By arrangement with BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
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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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