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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

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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.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Gru (voice)
Kristen Wiig ... Lucy (voice)
Benjamin Bratt ... Eduardo Pérez / El Macho (voice)
Miranda Cosgrove ... Margo (voice)
Russell Brand ... Dr. Nefario (voice)
Ken Jeong ... Floyd Eagle-san (voice)
Steve Coogan ... Silas Ramsbottom (voice)
Elsie Fisher ... Agnes (voice)
Dana Gaier ... Edith (voice)
Moises Arias ... Antonio Pérez (voice)
Nasim Pedrad ... Jillian (voice)
Kristen Schaal ... Shannon (voice)
Pierre Coffin ... Kevin the Minion / Bob the Minion / Stuart the Minion / Additional Minions / Evil Minions (voice)
Chris Renaud ... Additional Minions / Evil Minions / Italian Waiter (voice)
Nickolai Stoilov ... Arctic Lab Guards (voice)
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Storyline

While Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides it needs an insider's help and recruits Gru in the investigation. Together with the eccentric AVL agent, Lucy Wilde, Gru concludes that his prime suspect is the presumed dead supervillain, El Macho, whose his teenage son is also making the moves on his eldest daughter, Margo. Seemingly blinded by his overprotectiveness of his children and his growing mutual attraction to Lucy, Gru seems on the wrong track even as his minions are being quietly kidnapped en masse for some malevolent purpose. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Oh Snap. They're back! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

This is the first Universal's animated sequel to be rated PG by the MPAA, unlike the other animated sequels to be rated G. See more »

Goofs

When Gru pops out of Lucy's trunk at the AVL he has a starfish on his head, this would imply 1) that there was a large enough gap in the trunk for the starfish to get in and therefore Gru to escape and 2) that water was getting into the trunk, and Gru would have drowned in the time it took to get to the AVL. See more »

Quotes

Gru: You brought the girls?
Dr. Nefario: Yes. Oh. Was that wrong?
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Crazy Credits

During the opening Illumination logo, two Minions say "Ta-da!" and fight over who gets to say it. See more »

Alternate Versions

FX airings omit the scene where Agnes makes up disturbing excuses for Gru not to go out with Shannon. See more »

Connections

Featured in 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Cielito Lindo
from "Mariachi Medley: Cielito Lindo/La Negra"
Written by Quirino Mendoza (as Quirino Fidelino Mendoza Cortes)
Performed by Tito Puente and Eddie Palmieri
Courtesy of Universal Music Latino
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great Fun!
28 July 2013 | by Scottfarmer778See all my reviews

So Despicable Me 2 is a very family funny/friendly animated comedy which at points really does make you laugh! If you are reading this now and haven't yet seen the trailer, I would recommend you don't watch the trailer and just go straight to the film, Some of the best parts are shown in the trailer. To watch this film you don't really need to have seen the first however I would recommend you do as at points the film refers to Despicable Me (1).

I'm going to keep this review short and simply say, I gave this film a 9* rating as I found it strongly entertaining, not as funny as I thought but still a great film! The story line was also very easy to follow and keeps you engaged throughout.

Would recommend this film to anyone! I would say most people will enjoy this film, find it entertaining and recommend it to there friends!

This film is perfect for any family to view!


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Release Date:

3 July 2013 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$76,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$83,517,315, 7 July 2013

Gross USA:

$368,065,385

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$970,766,005
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1.85 : 1
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